We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our energetic, self-motivated Retail Project Management Team, supporting the project management of new store construction across North America. This role is a part of JLL's Project and Development Service team.
The SPM will be responsible for managing retail projects, leading a team of Retail Project Managers, and / or directly interacting with senior level clients and stakeholders. The successful candidate will possess:
Preferred Experience in Restaurant Project Management / Construction Management
The ability to engage diverse working groups, inspire ideas, and drive work product
The optimal candidate will be confident in providing pro-active project management solutions that not only deliver a high-quality retail store (on-time and under-budget), but also create value, new ideas, and process improvement for the client. The level of professionalism and innovative ideas is as important as the delivery of the new stores.
Work directly with team lead and client for program best practices and delivery
Deliver renovations and monitor the delivery of new stores by other team members.
Engage the client early on in the design process
Manage Owner Supplied Material orders and tracking
Control the project schedule and align all stakeholders
Maintain an Anticipated Costs Report with accurate and up-to-date project financial tracking
Lead weekly program calls for all active projects
Engage in project specific calls and meetings with specific project teams
Track value add, innovation, and changes
Support the client with organizational and process design
Bring innovation, leadership, and inspiration to everything the team touches
Provide input into resource allocation and budget utilization
Mentor JLL and client employees to support a unified delivery process
Use good judgement to adjust course when necessary to accommodate specific stakeholder practices
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Business, Engineering, Project Management, or a related field required.
Must have a minimum of 7+ years of relevant work experience.
Must have deep retail construction management experience
Advanced MS Office skillset required
Flexibility with work hours and travel (approximately 50%) as needed
Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities
Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client's representatives, and team members
Comply with all JLL policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.
Assist the Local PDS team in meeting Adjusted Gross Margin ("AGM") targets on a Regional and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Executive Committee
Any other reasonable duties and responsibilities that may be assigned
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