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Project Management Lead

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Our people at JLL and JLL Technologies are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology for our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people and empowering them to thrive, grow meaningful careers and to find a place where they belong. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades or technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, join our team as we help shape a brighter way forward.

The Role

  • To manage allocated IT project(s) to successful conclusion(s)
  • To deliver business process changes and system solutions to the business in a cost effective and timely manner
  • To ensure project communications are consistent with the size and profile of the project
  • To assist and/or lead in the production of project documentation and corporate reports
  • The role will not require line management; however, the role may have oversight over the work of other project managers


  • Manage the implementation of allocated projects to agreed timescales and within budget
  • Act as a liaison between project assigned project resources, project sponsor, and project stakeholder
  • To ensure that any appropriate project management standards are applied to the project
  • To report on and manage risks and issues associated with the delivery of the project and develop mitigation plans
  • To ensure that the projects are smoothly handed over to the business and Operational Support teams
  • Maintain regular progress meetings and continuity with the relevant business owners, and if appropriate Steering Committees
  • Create and update project reports required by IT management to enable upward reporting on status/progress/budget/etc.
  • To manage the production of project closure and lessons learnt reports, and if needed Project Implementation review(s)
  • Responsibilities may vary within the range of tasks and activities described, with specific objectives being set, documented, and reviewed by the Director Global Project Delivery


  • Minimum 7 years of experience managing Technology projects. Strong preference for IT Infrastructure experience across multiple technical domains (Server/Hosting, Storage, Client/Desktop, Security, Network, Messaging, Unified Communications, Database, ITSM, and Cloud technologies)
  • Experienced in leading multiple projects at once
  • Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate a diverse set of resources ensuring focus upon a set of agreed business objectives
  • Familiar with various tool sets useful to the management and reporting of projects
  • Project management certification preferred (PMP Certification, Agile/Scrum Certification)
  • Experience working within commercial real estate a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in IT or business operations

The Individual

  • Personable, team player able to quickly settle into the role
  • Comfortable leading senior engineers in a matrixed environment
  • Quick thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent communicator and presenter who can deliver well structured, concise, and accurate documents and reports
  • Keen attention to detail
  • An ability to listen and take instruction. Not afraid to check understanding from the outset and to reference back, when necessary, to ensure common objectives across the team.
  • A positive disposition to work, a can-do attitude with flexibility towards the working day
  • Ability to reprioritize and work to stringent project timescales
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with ambition to deliver key results

Estimated total compensation ran for this position is:

180,000.00 – 220,000.00 USD per year

The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.


Remote –Chicago, IL

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

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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