Area Lead – Rest of Europe
Gdansk, POL
3 d. temu

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 92,000 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!

What this job involves

This role is a Construction Program / Project Management lead for multiple sites and projects across Europe.

Projects range from small refurbishments to large new build schemes in corporate interiors, research facilities and manufacturing buildings.

Site Leadership

  • Lead client liaison at their site; build strong collaborative partnerships with client project managers and client site teams.
  • Manage and resolve client escalations for all projects delivered at their site.
  • Manage delivery of some projects directly, and oversee delivery of all projects at their site.
  • Oversee and manage the overall program of works at their site; ensure all projects at the site remain on track and meet client’s objectives on cost, schedule, quality, safety and client communications.
  • Oversee EHS compliance at their site, working closely with JLL EHS Managers.
  • Liaison with other JLL business units and other JLL client accounts.
  • Provide expert advice to client and JLL’s facilities managers.
  • Project Delivery

  • Prepare project execution plans, schedules and budgets.
  • Develop and deliver client proposals for all phases of project delivery (scope definition, programming, design, construction, commissioning, handover and close-out).
  • Gather basic data on the feasibility of the end-user’s requested space use and define the scope required for the project.
  • Document the scope / feasibility results sufficient for the client to decide whether or not to proceed.
  • Manage and deliver scope definition, cost estimate, and high-level milestone schedule.
  • Document and manage all RFIs and scope change requests / scope input from entire JLL / client project team immediately after scope freeze.
  • Appoint designers and manage the design development and review process, ensuring client PM and other client stakeholder involvement in design reviews.
  • Manage and deliver the design package, budget estimate, provisional bidding and construction schedule, and project execution plan.
  • Document and manage all submittals, ensuring client sign-off is achieved in line with agreed project schedule.
  • Work closely with JLL Procurement and JLL QS to identify potential GCs, contractors and materials / equipment suppliers, obtain bids, clarify scope and site parameters with the bidders, assist in cost negotiation and benchmarking efforts, review costs before submission of JLL’s final fixed price lump sum project cost proposal, and secure client agreement.
  • Manage and deliver the fixed price lump sum proposal (working closely with JLL Procurement and JLL QS), baseline project schedule, and approved project execution plan.
  • Execute the works once authorized by the client, overseeing and co-ordinating the appointed GCs and trade contractors.
  • Conduct regular project status review meetings to keep all stakeholders appraised of progress.
  • Manage and oversee works on site to ensure compliance to schedule and all applicable EHS and QAQC standards.
  • Co-ordinate communications with all project stakeholders regarding status, progress and issues relating to the project
  • Manage client, contractors and JLL team to ensure achievement of the agreed project schedule, scope, quality and budget.
  • Identify, control and manage all project change requests. Keep robust change control records identifying all cost and schedule impacts, ensuring all requests are issued to the client and followed-up to closure.
  • Manage commissioning and handover process. Ensure all applicable documentation is provided to the client on time in full.
  • Manage close-out and snagging process.
  • Develop and build partnerships with designers, GCs, contractors, materials and equipment suppliers and specialist consultants.
  • Maintain project schedule data, cost data & performance indicator data in online integrated IT system.
  • Problem resolution.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.
  • Sound like you? To apply you need to be / have :


  • Outstanding client relationship management skills with great client focus.
  • Outstanding presentation skills.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving.
  • Ability to manage multiple work assignments simultaneously, manage multiple or conflicting priorities, and handle a high-pressure working environment.
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Excellent numerical, commercial and financial acumen.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills with good Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project skills.
  • Competencies

  • Essential excellent knowledge of the Poland design & construction supply chain. Advantageous to understand design & construction supply chain in EU region.
  • Candidate must demonstrate personal impact and gravitas, with high velocity & speed of response and a proactive, 'can-do' attitude.
  • Positive, solution-oriented communications and a willingness to take responsibility.
  • Experience

  • Essential minimum of 7 10 years’ experience of project management and construction management
  • Essential minimum 7 10 years’ experience of working for a General Contractor acting as principal, with responsibility for executing projects within fixed price lump sum project budgets.
  • Essential minimum 7 10 years’ project team leadership experience.
  • Essential minimum 3 years’ project experience outside Poland.
  • Preferred minimum 7 10 years’ experience of delivering programs of multiple interior fit-out projects with numerous projects in WIP simultaneously
  • Qualifications

  • Essential Bachelor’s degree in a numerate and / or engineering discipline.
  • Preferred formal Project Management qualification.
  • What you can expect from us

    You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.

    Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay.

    Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...

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