Occupancy Planner

2018-09-15
Cushman & Wakefield (http://www.cushmanwakefield.com/en/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Mountain View
California
United States

Job Title
Occupancy Planner
Job Description Summary
The Occupancy Planner?s primary focus is to oversee and provide tactical occupancy planning expertise
in support of supply, capacity and demand of Client?s portfolio of space in a specific geographic region.
The planner will generate space layout options and group re-organization options in response to business
needs. Activities will consist of day to day change requests, project space planning and solution
development, project support including client relationship manager and project coordination, site strategy
support related to space and occupancy analysis, solution outcomes and utilization metrics.
Job Description
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees all facility space and personnel move requests within assigned territory to maximize space
efficiencies while implementing solutions in-line with client lines of business and corporate real estate
goals
Establishes and maintains relationships with various client lines of business to understand their
requirements and the impacts to the portfolio
Makes recommendations to enhance operational efficiency, service delivery, cost savings, and asset
utilization
Collaborates with Strategy, Project Management, Facility Management and other CRE team
members on all effort
Interfaces with Client to develop options, finalize project concepts and prepare final documents for
client approval
Serves as the primary client contact for relocation requests and collaborates with Move Manager to
ensure client needs are met
Oversees group moves and moves with special requirements. Coordinates with Move Managers, and
presents solutions to client.
In conjunction with Project Manager and Move Manager, develops migration plans and sequencing of
group-level relocations
Organizes all data into approved formats for planning and hand off purposes, including: planning
power point documents, proposed spreadsheet data and written descriptions of solutions
Ensures that the CAFM system accurately reflects current occupancy for assigned territories, and is
updated to include new information obtained from site audits, A&I partners, CRE project managers
and other valid sources
Maintains CAFM data that supports development of space allocation plans
Reviews and approves / or makes alternate recommendation for reconfiguration requests in assigned territory
Engage Furniture Coordinator, Workplace Strategist, Move Manager and Project Manager as needed for scoping and cost related to FF&E activity
REQUIREMENTS
? Bachelor?s degree and five years? work experience in two or more of the following: a) space planning,
b) project management, and c) facilities planning
? Minimum of five years? experience in a corporate real estate environment
? Possesses strong analytical skills and the ability to develop conclusions and recommendations
? Maintains a working knowledge of CAFM software, space management systems, and relational
database functionality
? Demonstrates proficiency in architectural and engineering drawings, concepts & design
? Experienced in managing projects of varied scope and complexity
? Demonstrates a working knowledge of various office furniture systems
? Proficient in MS Office Suite software applications
? Excellent customer service and interpersonal relationship skills
? Ability to work independently and as part of a team
? Able to build strong relationships with internal and external partners to deliver effective services
? Strong oral, written and presentation skills
? Assumes ownership of requests in order to ensure successful completion
? Strong attention to detail and quality
? Ability to handle concurrent projects with minimal supervision and direction
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.