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Project Manager

Posted March 6, 2023

Bally’s Chicago
Chicago, IL
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The Role

The PM is responsible for project management of various areas or components within the Bally’s Chicago Casino and Entertainment complex. Project management would include interaction with the various stakeholders (Architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, and other Bally’s members). Basic duties in project delivery will include development, monitoring and compliance with schedules, budgets, constructed work, periodic meetings, quality assurance, adherence to design guidelines and liaising with Bally’s management. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Planning and managing all phases of Project Development from design until completion
  • Develops and adheres to the budget, schedule, and quality control plans
  • Collaborates with all pertinent design professional including architects, engineers, consultants, and interior designers
  • Work and communicate with regulatory and governmental agencies including the City of Chicago and Illinois Gaming Board
  • Ensure that all local, state, and national building codes are followed according to the contract documents
  • Work with selected project management software
  • Work and communicate closely with the general contractor and selected subcontractors
  • Ensure project delivery within budget and on schedule
  • Maintain meticulous project records
  • Provide periodic reports as necessary
  • Problem-solve with the related parties (design and construction)
  • Utilize intuitive skills by noticing and communicating potential issues/problems
  • Notify on-site safety representatives of any unsafe conditions or actions
  • Help resolve RFI’s
  • Review validity and accuracy of potential change orders
  • Ensure job processes and conditions are followed in accordance with the contract documents
  • Review and validate project billing
  • Proactively monitor the progress of the contract schedule
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in the role of a PM
  • 3+ years’ experience in a management role with the Chicago area is preferred
  • Casino experience is highly encouraged
  • Completed at least 2 - $100M+ mixed use, entertainment, or hospitality projects from start to finish
  • Experience with large fast-track projects is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience with project management software is required
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, financial and scheduling skills are essential
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to effectively manage multiple tasks and issues simultaneously


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About this Employer

Bally’s Chicago

777 W Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60654

(401) 475-8564

Casino Resort

Bally's Chicago will be located in the city's River West neighborhood on the bank of the North Branch of the Chicago River, near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street.

The first phase of the new casino hotel resort is slated to cost $1 billion. It will include 2,700 slot machines, 95 table games, a suite-only hotel, with 100 suites. There will also be an outdoor music venue with space for 1,000 people.

The subsequent expansion of Bally's Chicago is projected to provide a total of 4,000 gaming seats with a new 400 room hotel, a 3000 seat indoor venue, and a 20,000 sq. ft. exhibition space.

This link on our Bally's Corporate site provides more information about the specific components of our facility:

This link provides the details of our commitment to develop a world-class entertainment destination resort, befitting Chicago’s status as a world-class city: New Casino Resort in Chicago | Bally's Corporation (

The permanent location will include a 3,000 seat theater, an extension of the Chicago Riverwalk, pedestrian bridge, six restaurants, a food hall, and room for 3,400 slots and 173 game tables.

The corporation has a plan to retrofit the former warehouse at the current Tribune plant in order to serve as a temporary casino while the casino is being built. Bally's Temporary Casino will be located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.

The temporary facility located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, will initially provide 33,000 square feet of gaming space accommodating 1000 gaming patrons. There will be two bars & cocktail lounges, a food service bar and a Grab N Go Kiosk.

Bally's Chicago Careers

Our parent company, Bally’s Corporation is a global casino entertainment company with a growing presence including award-winning casinos and resorts, as well as a broad portfolio of digital sports betting and casino offerings.With approximately 10,500 employees spread in offices around the world, Bally’s Corporation is one of the fastest-growing competitors in our field. Company assets within the United States include 15 casinos, a horse racing track, and access to online sports betting licenses in 18 states. Our casino operations boast an impressive total collection of over 15,000 slot machines, 500 table games, and 5,300 hotel rooms.