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Senior Project Manager (Construction) in Boston, MA at JLL

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


  • Serve as sole project management representative for Boston, MA Merck campus.
  • Provide supervision, leadership, mentoring, technical guidance and coaching to 1-2 project managers or other team members assigned to their team. Counsel and support employee on career development. Successfully recruit and onboard new employees. Complete annual performance review and oversee any performance related issues of team members.
  • Self perform select projects providing project management and owner’s representative responsibilities.
  • Manage adherence to financial plan, fee allocation and budget. Insure allocation of proper resources to preserve account profitability. Basic understanding of Gross Margin, Accounts Receivables, Profit & Loss, Time and Expense and Initiation to Completion. 
  • Assemble and manage required teams of consultants and contractors. Negotiate contracts with each team member. Interface with architects, client staff, facility and construction managers, and vendors.
  • Maintain client relationships and manage conflict resolution.
  • Develop relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.
  • Plan and coordinate project activities at all levels unassisted.
  • Formulate and review budgets for projects under supervision.
  • Review, process and resolve problems with incoming project invoices for payment.
  • Monitor costs and explain variances on an as needed basis, revising budgets where necessary.
  • Act as liaison between clients and vendors.
  • Coordinate construction activities in both union and non-union facilities.
  • Define vendor strategies, evaluate, and make recommendations on the vendor proposals as per specifications from the Company.
  • Coordinate purchasing of materials and services according to Company’s purchasing procedures.
  • Develop programs, techniques and policies and procedures for efficient and profitable operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering. Advanced degree and PE preferred.
  • 10-15 years experience demonstrating their advanced project management skills and experience managing a variety of project, sizes, types and complexities.  .
  • Extensive knowledge of laboratory, animal and office facilities, including building utility and automation systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of completion.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Must be willing to train and become proficient in Jones Lang LaSalle's and client's project management software's and develop an advanced knowledge of PDS Platform (including, Atlas, One View, Tools, & Templates.  Knowledge of interconnection points with other Jones Lang LaSalle Service Lines (e.g. Integrated Facilities Management, Occupancy Planning, Move-Add-Change Projects) and expertise in how to leverage these service into additional opportunities to serve our clients..
  • Demonstrate a high level of performance in project budgeting, contract negotiations and scheduling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project software.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop a continuous improvement and development program for their own growth plan;
  • Demonstrate an ability to bring Leadership and or Subject Matter Expertise to other Jones Lang LaSalle Project and Development Services clients and employees;


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