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Capital Planning Specialist in Warszawa at JLL

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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Job Description

We are looking Capital Planning Specialist for our Corporate Solutions Operations business line.

About JLL

We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

We’re a Fortune 500 company. We work across 80 countries, in 280 different offices, with a team of over 77,000 individuals. And we look after a property portfolio of over 4bn square feet, all on behalf of our clients.

If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. At JLL, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you’ll be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions – join us at JLL!

What this job involves  

Cost manager / Capital Planning Specialist assisting in the planning, forecasting cash flows of projects and overall programme, monitoring, approval and post-evaluation of the CAPEX. Responsible for project pricing, cost management and reporting functions. Collecting client requirements and gathering pipeline projects in Capital Planning Tool.


  • Manage and maintain a construction schedule of rates with multiple trade contractors
  • Manage the capital plan and cash flow forecast of projects and overall programme
  • Develop detailed project cost proposals which provide fair market value to the client
  • Manage the following project processes:

o Cost estimates during scope definition and design

o Identify lower-cost scope alternatives and value engineering proposals

o Manage contractor bidding process

o Market cost benchmarking and analysis

o Contractor cost negotiation

o Project budget development

o Contractor selection

o Client presentation and review of project budget proposals

o Contractor subcontract negotiations

  • Ensure project Costs of Works are at or below market rates
  • Client presentations to demonstrate value for money & savings achieved from the program
  • Manage commercial relationships with contractors  Done by Procurement
  • Extensive client liaison.
  • Identify new trade contractors and design vendors.  Done by Procurement
  • Liaison with JLL’s other client account teams to gather best practice and cost benchmark data.
  • Provide help, support, tools and procedures to JLL’s Project Managers regarding project cost proposals and benchmarking.
  • Member of the account’s regional contract governance team.
  • All additional duties commensurate to the level of the role.

Sound like you? To apply you need to be:

  • Essential – minimum of 7 – 10 years’ experience of quantity surveying and small projects / construction cost management,
  • Essential – excellent knowledge of small projects construction supply chain.
  • Preferred – formal Quantity Surveyor / cost management qualification.
  • Essential – minimum 7 – 10 years’ experience of working for a General Contractor acting as principal, with responsibility for developing fixed price lump sum project cost proposals. Essential (?)
  • Essential – minimum 7 – 10 years’ experience of developing project cost proposals for multiple construction projects simultaneously for large corporate clients; ideally fast track office fit-out, commercial refurbishment and M&E upgrade projects.
  • Essential – Bachelor’s degree in a numerate and / or engineering discipline.
  • 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.
  • Outstanding client relationship management skills with great client focus.
  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Excellent numerical, commercial and financial acumen.
  • Advanced Excel skills with good Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project skills.
  • 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.

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. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

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...

Apply today!

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