Associate Manager, Projects Back to Job Postings

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Jones Lang LaSalle
Job Location
Toronto, Ontario
Posting active until
September 28, 2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

JLL is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the role of Associate Manager – PMO to provide reliable, timely, and professional support to the Project Team and Project Management Office, assisting with project financial administration, process improvements, knowledge management, change management, continuous development, and project information validation/management. 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.

Specific Duties:

In particular, you will be responsible for carrying out the following duties specific to your Position:

Financial administration (project budget/commitment creation) for internal and external partners in support of client project delivery;
Organize/document all process improvement requests for review;
Support development and refinement of PDS policies, standards and reporting, and implement/administer to team as required;
Act as advocate and subject matter expert on the 5-Phase Project Management Process;
Preparation and analysis of regular and ad-hoc reports;
Forecast/trending of performance data and analyze trends to ensure successful project delivery, and highlight potential performance improvement concepts;
Oversee, and enhance, account Data Accuracy program for projects, ensuring that data is complete and accurate, and goals/targets are achieved;
Maintain accurate and consistent files and documentation, tools and templates;
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects;
Comply with all JLL policies and procedures, including but not limited to ethics and business practice; and
Any other reasonable duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.


Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Project Management;
5+ years of relevant work experience, or combination of relevant work experience and education;
Commercial real estate, architectural or construction industry experience is an asset;
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook);
Experience in managing project financials, including budgeting, creating Purchase Orders, and processing invoices;
Significant experience with accounting and project management software, including data management and analysis;
Strong understanding of project management and project delivery;
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with internal and external Stakeholders;
Strong organizational and time management skills;
Ability to adapt and prioritize, meeting deadlines, in a fast-paced environment;
Operates with a sense of urgency, quickly responding to Stakeholders;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Professional yet personable demeanor;
Demonstrates leadership, responsiveness, and accountability;
Detail oriented with strong analytical skills; and
Proactive and takes initiative.

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.

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