JLL is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Associate Project Manager to provide reliable, timely, and professional support to the Project and Development Services (PDS) team, assisting with day-to-day project management, accounting and marketing 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. The position may be located in either Minneapolis, MN or Des Moines, IA.
Provide support for Project teams in the Upper Midwest Market (MN/IA/ND/SD).
Provide superior client service
Contribute to the growth of the company
Enhance own professional and personal skills
Meet assigned financial targets
Essential Functions: Projects
Support Project Executives and Senior Project Managers on projects of varying sizes and complexity.
Proactively manage project-related issues on given assignments.
Demonstrate a focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology..
Day-to-day project activities may include attending meetings, documenting minutes, reviewing vendor invoices, managing document control and project-related data.
Ensure all accounts receivables are maintained at 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 Team in meeting AGM numbers on a Regional and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Executive Committee.
Support Project Executives in marketing efforts for the business unit. Provide support in drafting proposals, brochures, social media postings and other marketing collateral.
Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1-3 year practical experience in commercial real estate, architectural, interior design or general construction industries is strongly preferred.
Highly organized with strong analytical skills
Exceptional time management skills.
Ability to identify and manage priorities.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to successfully communicate with all levels of clients and team members. Able to communicate in a professional yet personable manner.
Ability to multi-task and work both in a team and independently, adapting to moving deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Minimum Required Education:
Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management strongly preferred
JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.
For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy at https://jll2.sharepoint.com/CorporatePolicies/HR%20Policies/Equal%20Employment%20Opportunity%20and%20Affirmative%20Action.pdf .