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Immediate Job Opportunity
7+ years experience
Company is seeking a Workplace Planner to successfully manage the supply, capacity and demand of space for our client, with emphasis on business unit(s) and/or regional portfolios.
A Workplace Planner will explore and develop line of business workplace strategies, recommendations, and support implementation of those strategies and programs for our client. The Workplace Planner leads the development and delivery of regional and/or market 3-5 year occupancy strategies and plans with focus on business unit impacts while considering enterprise strategies. S/He is an expert in Client Relationship Management (CRM) and supports the client business partners assisting with cross-region business portfolio strategy. The Workplace Planner supports the implementation of workplace programs, enterprise initiatives, and real estate portfolio strategies within our client’s organization. S/He will enhance and expand our existing workplace planning expertise and capabilities through research and development of new ideas, programs, tools, techniques, and processes. S/He will enhance existing portfolio performance and develop new ways to meet client enterprise and business objectives of improving employee engagement in the workplace, optimize assets, and drive transformational change.
Acts as the primary contact and project design SME on business initiatives and projects to ensure timely and successful implementation of workplace planning initiatives that are compliant with corporate guidelines and business priorities
Builds and creates business case(s) with scenario options for strategic occupancy strategies for aligned regional and/or business unit(s) for client decision
Govern, recommend, educate, and enforce space policies/guidelines, procedures and protocols with the account team
Manages and provides design support and guidance to project management by interfacing with the external design team to address and communicate design related intent and issues
Defines high-level program requirements with workstyle type and recommended work settings in combination with strategic portfolio and space analytics
Synthesizes data from internal and external sources in the development of strategic occupancy plans
Contributes to recommendations and client deliverables
Partners with internal and external team members to ensure that business objectives and strategic direction are achieved, implemented and maintained
Serves as a functional expert on business initiatives and project teams.
Participates in strategy and visioning sessions and cross-functional initiatives especially as they relate to the nature of work and business capabilities
Every day is different, and in all these activities, we’d encourage you to show your ingenuity.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong understanding of Workplace Strategy Development Principles and Methodologies
Ability to present and articulate ideas and analyses
Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity and complex challenges
Ability to comfortably interface with and influence all levels of management and to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams
Ability to learn quickly and demonstrate willingness to take on new responsibilities
Ability to work independently upon receiving direction from others
Strong quantitative/analytical skills and attention to detail
Comfort in translating large data sets into compelling findings
Process orientated and capacity to assess and shift priorities as required in order to ensure deadlines are met
Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Architecture, Design, Construction Management, or related field is required.
7+ years of direct experience in corporate environment with focus in workplace strategy development, client relationship management and strategic business or space occupancy planning is required.
Previous experience with interior office renovations and migration planning is highly desirable.
CAFM system experience also highly desirable.
You’ll need to be dynamic and technologically savvy and utilize software to support planning solutions and communicate ideas clearly with planning team and lines of businesses. You will be successful if you have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot table, vlook-up, cell calculations), and AutoCAD (basic test-fits and square foot calculations). Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and ability to consolidate data and floor plans into Power Point for presentations to client and lines of business is highly valued. You’ll be effective in your role by learning to ask the right questions to understand the underlying needs of our clients. You’ll discover how to be proactive and innovative with solutions for your stakeholders.
Excellent communication skills are important – both written and spoken – and we’ll expect you to work independently, multi-task, and manage your time to meet deadlines. You keep on top of things as you’ll often need to reorganize your time day to day, to deal with your team’s changing necessities and requests. An individual with strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients will be successful in the role. Most importantly, you’ll want to work as part of a diverse supportive and talented team.
Think Big - Thinks strategically, simplifies the complex, solves complex problems, sees the big picture
Drive Change - Thrives on change, learning agility, intellectually curious, appetite for risks, digital drive
Get it done - Acts decisively, drives results, passion to win, takes ownership, accountable, resilient
Business first - Focuses on customers and clients, business/financial acumen, Company first
Inspire - Inspire others, creates vision and strategy, energizes others
What you can expect from Company
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, well being, benefits and pay. Join us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sight and imagine where Company can take you.
Sound like you? Apply today!
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