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Senior Manager - Global Portfolio Planning Lead

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

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Job Description Summary

JLLT is looking for the best and brightest to join the team. We are looking for a Support Planning Analyst Lead who will be responsible for the partnership between JLLT and one of our global strategic clients based in Singapore. Our client is a team of strategic portfolio planners that helps with the development of global strategic real estate plans that deliver timely solutions to meet their real estate needs. As part of a global account team, this person will work closely with both our internal delivery teams and our client to use data and insights to make effective business decisions relating to real estate expansion, forecast and growth.

This position requires a technology-savvy individual who has experience in working with commercial real estate portfolio and can use data analytics to enable business decisions supporting real estate expansion. This person will partner with our client in using data insights and problem-solving skills to develop, forecast and present scenarios to stakeholders to optimise their real estate portfolio needs. This person has skills and talents in many different areas including business consulting, project management, headcount strategic planning, occupancy management and requirement documentation. This position works collaboratively with Portfolio Planners, Delivery Managers, Business Analysts and Data Analysts across the organisation to ensure that technology deliverables meet client business requirements.

If you are passionate about commercial real estate and technology, you may be just who we are looking for. We are looking for someone with the best portfolio planning and business consultancy skills around; someone with impeccable relational skills who can create win / win environments for all parties involved with the client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with client stakeholders using analytical skills to help plan and forecast commercial real estate portfolio requirements based on the data on business growth projections, people operations and historical trends.
  • Establish strong business relationships with key stakeholders, bringing a consultative approach, and sharing information around best practices and market trends to help drive stakeholder decision-making.
  • Partner with the delivery lead and technology teams to develop and implement commercial real estate data and analytics related programs and projects.
  • Partner with the delivery lead, function leads and product managers to translate client business goals into actionable portfolio strategy.
  • Partner with client stakeholders to build jointly agreed product and service roadmaps ensuring alignment with both delivery and engineering functions.
  • Effectively communicate with and influence senior stakeholders including the management of stakeholder expectations.
  • Support development of continuous improvement mechanisms to ensure that tools are constantly evolving to improve end user experience and adoption.
  • Oversee a team of analysts to provide valuable client insights and analytics.

The Candidate

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience within commercial real estate with focus on strategic portfolio planning, headcount planning, workplace experience and project management.
  • Experience in presenting complex data insights to client or real estate leaders including the ability to gather data from multiple sources or systems.
  • Experience with data analytics tools, business intelligence systems and visualization tools including SQL and other query languages is desirable but not essential
  • Sound understanding of how real estate supports the achievement of enterprise level goals and objectives.
  • Experience working with technology teams with the ability to translate business requirements to technology deliverables.
  • Understanding of human centred designed methodologies with an ability to implement methodologies in commercial real estate strategy is a plus.
  • Excellent project management skills including attention to detail and an ability to communicate effectively with both technical and functional teams.
  • Strong customer focus with a demonstrated ability to work seamlessly with business stakeholders, end-users, vendors, and technology teams.


  • Management Skills
    • Coach and develop team members with an ability to establish strong relationships across all levels in the organisation.
    • Articulate and effective communicator with an ability to present to senior client stakeholders.
    • Organised by nature with a strong bias towards execution.
    • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal. Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others.
  • Client Focus – Proactively manage and / or oversee execution of client engagements to ensure excellence, consistency, and profitability.
  • Critical Thinker – Strong intellectual curiosity, balanced with high emotional intelligence.
  • Analytical Skills – Has a structured approach to problem solving with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Strategically Adept
  • Possess a Customer Mindset
  • Results oriented, constantly raising the bar
  • Deals well with ambiguity
  • Sense of urgency
  • Strong influencing and communication skills

Working Environment

  • Flexible working environment

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 JLLT can take you.


Hybrid –Warsaw, POL

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

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.

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