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Team Lead, Construction Project Management

Company: JLL
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

About JLL -

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 98,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all of the requirements below. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

We are currently seeking a Team Lead to join our Project and Development Services team at our client based team in Reston VA.


* Assumes a lead role in the development and execution of strategy for a team.

* Contributes to the development of the business unit's overall strategy.

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

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

* Ensures that Senior Director and/or Account 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.

* Maintain client relationships and manage conflict resolution. Ensure a One Team mentality by developing and maintaining relationships with client and key stakeholders.

* Conveys acceptable practices and policies to team.

* Makes appropriate judgments related to operating procedures impacting assigned projects.

* Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to Service Line Lead.

* Contribute to a diverse, supportive, and talented team.

* Demonstrate the ability to create a solutions-oriented environment focused on delivering value to the client.

* Look for opportunities to streamline processes and import Best Practices.

* Apply technology to drive change and provide data accuracy for reporting.


* Directly responsible for attracting, retaining, developing and managing a team of people who are involved with project implementation and execution through completion of construction. This includes a wide variety of projects for renovation, new construction and decommissioning from initiate to closeout. Projects include base building, industrial, manufacturing, tenant improvement, secure spaces compliant with ICD 705, and non-secure spaces

* Recommends and/or takes actions regarding team talent (with involvement of Human Resources) to SVP/Managing Director or Regional Manager.

* Oversight and analysis of the financial management of the teams' projects: establishing & managing project budgets (including hard and soft costs), maintaining monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis, prepare anticipated cost reports and any other reports as required by the client.

* Interface with architects, client staff, property managers and vendors as needed to facilitate problem solving, evaluate risks and assist the team with mitigation plans.

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

* Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required.

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

* Review data and analysis information to act decisively, think big, and manage deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment.

* Face-to-face, regular interpersonal interaction as well as remote meetings are usually required in order to perform the job.

* Develop and monitor construction budgets and create cost saving opportunities for the client.

* Ensure project delivery complies with Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

* Collaborate across all JLL platforms including transaction managers, facilities managers, building engineers, occupancy planners, low voltage managers, and move managers, among others.

* Assist in training and developing Jones Lang LaSalle team members in the skills and understanding of firm procedures, methodology and practices expected for a successful project implementation.

* Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all Client and/or JLL PDS technology as required for assigned projects.

* Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice.


* Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent.

* Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering, or Construction Management is preferred.

* 15+ years project management experience in all aspects of Design, Construction and Project Management.

* Experience in secure facility construction is a plus.


* LEED, AIA, PE, PMP certification, preferred.


* Highly organized with strong analytical skills.

* Previous experience effectively supervising, training, mentoring and evaluating several project managers at various levels within the organization or team.

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and Adobe Acrobat.

* Proven record of leadership and providing excellent internal and external customer service.

* Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level clients.

* Organizational skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities.

* Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve project goals.

* Has a solid understanding of construction methods, understands timeframes for implementation and how it affects pricing.

* 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.


Our benefits are a good reason to come to JLL.

We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry, and then empowering them with the resources and support to enhance their health, financial and personal well-being. Our underlying benefits philosophy is this: be fair to our people, and provide opportunities for those who take advantage of our programs and resources to lower their health costs and increase their personal and financial security.

Benefits to eligible employees, include:

* 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

* Medical, Dental & Vision Care

* 6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary

* Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

* Flexible Work Arrangements may be available

* Executive Benefits

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

Keywords: JLL, Reston , Team Lead, Construction Project Management, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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