Manager, Projects (Telecom/Infrastructure)

JLL - Atlanta, GA3.8

Full-time
OVERVIEW
We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Project and Development Services team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Oversees project implementation and execution through completion of construction.
May manage small, ground-up projects including programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, and construction management.
Proficient at managing projects up to 25k RSF. May assume responsibility up to 75k RSF.
Builds and carries out marketing and development initiatives to best deliver results to existing and potential clients.
Oversees capital improvement/asset preservation programs with design and construction processes at multiple sites through local resources, with minimal oversight.
Develops or assists in developing project budget including hard and soft costs.
Begins to manage or assists in managing project budgets for subject properties and maintain monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis.
Assists in or may be responsible for project scheduling and project decisions based upon owners’ objectives which may include, but is not limited to: site improvements, entitlements, permits, consultant selection; design team management, schedule creation and management, contractor selection and management, financial management including cash flows, anticipated cost reports and monthly reports.
Assists in or assembles and manages required teams of consultants and contractors. (Negotiates contracts with each team member; Interfaces with architects, client staff, property managers and vendors).
Maintains client relationships and may assist in or manages conflict resolution.
Provides appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure project performance criteria are being met.
Develops relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.
Operates independently on activities relevant to project. Defers policy issues and employment related issues to higher management levels.
Proactively identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to Manager or Project Lead.
Takes a process oriented approach to project management while remaining nimble to address changing client and project requirements.
Assists Market Leader and Regional Management in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.
Assists in training and developing JLL team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation.
Assists local PDS team in meeting profit numbers on a Market, Regional, and National level as determined on a yearly basis by the Management Team.
May perform business development activities including but not limited to: assisting with or leading the sourcing, pitching, and securing of new business and projects within local markets.
Participates periodically in client meetings or business development presentations as part of a Team to help demonstrate our capabilities. Assists with the development of marketing materials and support information/data. Maintains a working knowledge of business unit’s available product and service offerings.
Ensure that all accounts receivables are maintained at a level not to exceed planned working capital charge as set by corporate finance, the project team and/or the Regional Operations Manager.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution.
Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management, preferred
2 – 5 years of relevant experience
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

LEED, AIA, PE, PMP, preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Firm knowledge of construction, architecture or commercial real estate industry.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal & external clients
Organizational and detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business.
Takes the initiative to learn new skills, seek growth opportunities and problem solve
Ability to multi-task working within a team structure and independently.
Assumes complete responsibility for assignments of moderate complexity, and continues to aggressively improve skill base.
Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft windows and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)
Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Project scheduling software beneficial
Position may work primarily at client site or project location with potential daily client and contractor interaction.
Face-to-face and/or remote daily interpersonal interaction is usually required to perform the job.
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