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Associate Project Manager (Construction) in Menlo Park, CA at JLL

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY
We are currently seeking an Associate Project Manager to join our Project and Development Services team. Our team’s priorities are:

  • Delivering a positive client experience

  • Growing the business

  • Increasing cross platform collaboration

  • Improving training and quality

  • Ensuring life balance 

We are looking for an individual who is aligned with these priorities and who will be responsible for managing a variety of projects for multiple sectors, including office and hospitality.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Oversees project implementation and execution through completion of construction.

  • May manage small, ground-up projects including programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, and construction management.

  • Proficient at managing projects up to 25k RSF. May assume responsibility up to 75k RSF.

  • Builds and carries out marketing and development initiatives to best deliver results to existing and potential clients.

  • Oversees capital improvement/asset preservation programs with design and construction processes at multiple sites through local resources, with minimal oversight.

  • Develops or assists in developing project budget including hard and soft costs.

  • Begins to manage or assists in managing project budgets for subject properties and maintain monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis.

  • Assists in or may be responsible for project scheduling and project decisions based upon owners’ objectives which may include, but is not limited to:  site improvements, entitlements, permits, consultant selection; design team management, schedule creation and management, contractor selection and management, financial management including cash flows, anticipated cost reports and monthly reports.

  • Assists in or assembles and manages required teams of consultants and contractors.  (Negotiates contracts with each team member; Interfaces with architects, client staff, property managers and vendors).

  • Maintains client relationships and may assist in or manages conflict resolution.

  • Provides appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure project performance criteria are being met.

  • Develops relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.

  • Operates independently on activities relevant to project.  Defers policy issues and employment related issues to higher management levels.

  • Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to Manager or Project Lead.

  • Assists Market Leader and Regional Management in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.

  • Assists in training and developing JLL team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation.

  • Assists local PDS team in meeting profit numbers on a Market, Regional, and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Team.

  • May perform business development activities including but not limited to: assisting with or leading the sourcing, pitching, and securing of new business and projects within local markets.

  • Participates periodically in client meetings or business development presentations as part of a Team to help demonstrate our capabilities. Assists with the development of marketing materials and support information/data.  Maintains a working knowledge of business unit’s available product and service offerings.

  • Ensure that all accounts receivables are maintained at a level not to exceed planned working capital charge as set by corporate finance, the project team and/or the Regional Operations Manager.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution, Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management, preferred

  • 2-5 years related work experience 


CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

  • LEED, AIA, PE, PMP, preferred


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Firm knowledge of construction, architecture or commercial real estate industry.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal & external clients

  • Organizational and detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business.

  • Ability to multi-task working within a team structure and independently.

  • Assumes complete responsibility for assignments of moderate complexity, and continues to aggressively improve skill base.

  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft windows and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)

  • Position may work primarily at client site or project location with potential daily client and contractor interaction.

  • Face to face and/or remote daily interpersonal interaction is usually required to perform the job.

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