Associate Project Manager (Construction) in Detroit, MI at JLL

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Job Type:
    Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/10/2018

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Works as part of the project team, assisting with the development of scope & schedule for project work and executing minor project management duties.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management

  • Assist project team on projects and assignments.
  • Proactively manage project-related issues on account or assignment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all project management technology as required for assigned projects.
  • Assist in developing scope and schedule for assigned projects.
  • May conduct and will document all weekly meetings.
  • Coordinate activities of sub-contractors and relocation of technical functions.
  • May manage minor renovation projects.
  • May assume responsibility for projects up to 25k SF with minimal oversight.
  • Interact and may negotiate with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Demonstrate a proactive focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Makes independent decisions with regard to their specific job duties.  Seeks guidance on decisions outside work scope.

Accounts Receivable

  • 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.

Administrative

  • Coordinate and track all Vendor RFP’s. - maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.

Growth of the Company

  • Assist local team in meeting target financial numbers on a Regional and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Executive Committee.

Business Development

  • Supports Team in achieving business development goals by preparing information required to help with the expansion of existing relationships or the pursuit of other new business.  Identifies new leads through personal contacts.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES


Education/Training

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Degree in Accounting, Business, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management preferred.

Years of Relevant Experience

  • 0 – 2 years as Project Coordinator or Construction/Architecture graduate required.
  • Previous Project Coordinator experience preferred.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of construction, architecture or commercial real estate industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal & external clients
  • Organizational & detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Project preferred.

Other Abilities

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



JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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