VP - Hotel Development and Construction in Irvine, CA at JLL

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Currently, we are seeking a Vice President to join our growing PDS team, specializing in hospitality to be an integral part in growing a regional business.
Position Summary:

  • Penetrate local/regional market and source development and Project Management/advisory opportunities with 3rd party owners / developers / operators
  • Provide superior client service
  • Provide superior employee management
  • Enhance own professional and personal skills
  • Meet assigned financial target

Essential Functions:

  • Develops new business opportunities related to development of hospitality projects. This is in conjunction with the Regional and National JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group (HHG).
  • Assesses profitability and/or cost effectiveness of the development management product line
  • Provides strategic direction and product quality
  • Oversees and manages existing team(s) and contributes to the growth of the JLL hospitality teams
  • Excels in all phases of project management including: program development, budgeting, planning & design, pre-construction, project implementation, project oversight and project closure.
  • Contract negotiation/verification.
  • Cultivates and maintains a positive working relationship with client representatives and service providers.
  • Assist Management Committee and Region Manager in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.
  • Assist in training and developing Jones Lang LaSalle team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.
  • Ensure accurate management of all accounts receivables to maintain a level not to exceed planned working capital charge as set by corporate finance, Account finance team and/or the Regional Operations Manager.
  • Assist Local PDS (“Project & Development Services”) Team in meeting financial metrics on a Regional and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Executive Committee.
  • Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)

  • Minimum ten to twelve (10-12) years of experience working in a Design/Construction/Project Management role with strong pre-construction experience.
  • Demonstrated business judgment and new business development skills.
  • Leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to lead teams and achieve results.
  • Interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients as well as internal Brokers.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage priorities.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Project software.
  • A strong working knowledge of accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, scheduling and process as they relate to corporate real estate.
  • Ability to lead individuals across a national platform to deliver superior results in client service.
  • Considerable experience in hotel design & construction preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, professional manner and computer literacy.  
  • Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed.
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills.

Minimum Required Education:

  • Four-year degree in construction management, project management, architecture or related field required. (MBA degree preferred, verified PMP, or MS Construction Management)


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