Senior Project Manager (Hospitality Construction) in Chicago, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

JLL is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Senior Project Manager to provide reliable, timely, and professional support to various hospitality industry clients, assisting with the day to day project management activities. The position entails working with a diverse group of internal and external Stakeholders at all levels of the organization, and the successful candidate will require the independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize a diverse workload.

  • Support project executives on multiple projects and assignments
  • Primary focus is on the specific needs of the project, client, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
  • Develop scope and schedule for assigned projects
  • Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential risk surrounding project, project logistical issues, budget and scope
  • Proactively manage project related issues on accounts or assignments
  • Conduct and document all weekly project meetings
  • Coordinate and track all Vendor Request for Proposals (“RFPs”)
  • Maintain accurate and consistent files and documentation
  • Coordinate the activities of sub-contractors and the relocation of technical functions
  • Interact and negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
  • Prepare/update project status reports, process invoices, update tracking reports, and maintain files for due diligence and financials
  • Demonstrate a proactive focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely, efficient and effective
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects
  • Comply with all JLL policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice
  • Any other reasonable duties and responsibilities that may be assigned


  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Architecture, Engineering, or Project Management
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, or combination of relevant work experience and education. Experience working in the Hotels & Hospitality sector a MUST – to include Full Service properties.
  • Hotels and Hospitality real estate, architectural or construction industry experience is required.
  • Ability to understand all aspects of construction projects effectively and efficiently including, but not limited to Budgeting, and Scheduling
  • Must have an understanding of technical requirements and details required with all hospitality projects
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client’s representatives, and team members
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to adapt and prioritize, meeting deadlines, in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed
  • Operates with a sense of urgency, quickly responding to Stakeholders
  • Must be a creative thinker
  • Professional yet personable demeanor
  • Demonstrated leadership, responsiveness, and accountability
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, utilize judgment, and work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all applicable software packages including but not limited to MS Windows; MS Office, including MS Project, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Adobe Suite


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