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Director, Design & Construction Project Management

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Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 2 months ago

JLL is seeking a Project Director to serve as the project management lead for our financial services industry client. The Project Director will manage a team of professionals to provide superior service in project delivery for the client's national office portfolio.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes a lead role in the development and execution of strategy for a team and the business unit overall.

  • Demonstrates high energy for the business, ability to energize others, and the willingness to take risks and make tough decisions.

  • Oversee project management team's implementation and execution through completion of construction.

  • Financial management of entire project management annual capital plan: establish & manage project budgets (including hard and soft costs), maintain monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis, prepare anticipated cost reports and any other reports as required by the client.

  • Provide construction cost/benefit analysis as required.

  • Projects may also be ground-up. Responsibilities may include, but is not limited to: pre-construction duties (e.g. programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, consultant selection, design team selection, schedule creation, contractor selection, and vendor selection), ground-breaking, and all management of all of the aforementioned.

  • Oversee capital improvement/asset preservation programs with design and construction processes at multiple sites through local resources.

  • Extensive interface with architects, client staff, property managers and vendors.

  • Maintain client relationships and manage conflict resolution.

  • Provide appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure account team's project performance criteria are being met.

  • Performance management of all contracted vendors, consultants, etc.

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

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology.

  • Delivering projects utilizing the firm's One View platform with a firm grasp of its capabilities and reports.

  • Delivering on Key KPIs and exceeding high client expectations.

  • Drive the "Trusted Advisory" culture throughout all levels of the team.

  • Manage vendor and project team performance to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, all regulating entities and client expectations.

  • Conveys acceptable practices and policies to team.

  • Makes independent judgments related to operating procedures impacting assigned projects.

  • Demonstrates highly visible commitment to creating a "one-firm firm" by utilizing cross-discipline teams to meet client needs.

  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of interconnection points with JLL 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 client.

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

  • Insures that Manager and/or Regional Manager is fully and accurately informed of all project, internal and client issues affecting the perception of the local, national and global reputation of the firm.

  • Assists in sourcing new business for other business units within the firm.

  • Able to market all available products and service offerings.

  • Contributes to the development of new product and service delivery ideas for the business unit and the firm.

  • Lead relationship manager for a single strategic alliance client, or serves as a key resource to multiple client teams.

  • Assists client in developing real estate strategy linked to client business objectives.

  • Responsible for attracting, retaining, developing and managing a team of geographically dispersed project management professionals who are involved with a specific set of clients, functions, business unit or projects.

  • Recommends and/or takes actions regarding team talent (with involvement of Human Resources) to Account Director.

  • Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5-10 years of experience as Senior Manager.

  • Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve strategic account project goals.

  • Strong working knowledge of architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts.

  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients as well as external team members (architects, contractors, client's representatives, etc.).

  • Ability to manage all aspects of construction projects effectively and efficiently including, but not limited to budgeting, scheduling, submittals, change orders.

  • Previous experience effectively supervising, training, mentoring and evaluating talent at various levels within the organization or team.

  • Ability to develop and cultivate business relationships with existing and prospective clients.

  • 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.

  • Experience working with landlords, developers and institutional owners.

  • Solid understanding of Capital Plan creation and management.

  • LEED, AIA, PE or PMP certifications are desirable.

  • Position will work primarily at client site with daily client and contractor interaction.

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

  • Travel as needed and may range from 0-4 nights per week.


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