Senior Project Manager ( Construction )

Jones Lang LaSalle   •  

Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 302 days ago

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Senior Project Manager (Construction)

Currently, we are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our IndustrialProject Management team in Chicago, IL to manage development projects for our global list of Fortune 100 clients. 


  • Provide superior client service
  • Provide technical expertise
  • Contribute to the growth of the company
  • Enhance own professional and personal skills
  • Meet assigned financial targets


  • Program and project management
  • Oversee and lead large, complex projects
  • Work closely with client user groups in coordinating their specific requirements.
  • Demonstrate a focus on meeting client and project requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Proactively manage project-related issues and mitigate risks.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all project managementtechnology as required for assigned projects.
  • Develop scope, budget and schedule for assigned projects.
  • Conduct and document meetings.
  • Interact and negotiate with consultants and contractors.
  • Prepare and update project status reports, process purchase orders and invoices, update tracking reports and maintain files for due diligence and financial controls.
  • Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation.
  • Manage ground-up projects including programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting and construction management
  • Assemble and manage the required teams of consultants and contractors.
  • Negotiate contracts with each team firm
  • Interface with consultants, architects, contractors, client staff, property owners and vendors
  • Maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Provide appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure project performance criteria are being met.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with consultants/contractors/vendors and evaluate their performance.
  • May perform business development activities including  assisting with sourcing, pitching, and securing of new business and projects within local markets
  • Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.).
  • Assist in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards of excellence.
  • Assist in training and developing JLL team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for successful project implementation.


  • BachelorDegree from an accredited institution in Business, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management. 
  • An advanced degree is an advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant and progressive work experience in project management with specific knowledge of industrial design and construction.
  • Experience leading and running numerous projects simultaneously
  • Experience working with landlords, developers and institutional owners


  • Automated distribution center
  • Heavy manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical distribution
  • Food distribution – cooler/freezer
  • Light assembly manufacturing
  • Food production
  • Ambient bulk distribution and cross dock