The Occupancy Planner's primary focus is to provide tactical and strategic Space & Occupancy Planning expertise to manage the supply, capacity and demand of assigned Client's Global portfolio of Space.
Work closely with the Move, Add, Change (MAC) Coordinator to manage the site employee weekly small/large/project moves and monthly site to site moves.
Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with key business partners, vendor partners and Site Operations Manager.
Develop site occupancy plan for supply and demand: analysis of forecasted headcount and seat supply projections, supporting graphs, stacking plans, move scenarios, challenges and pros/cons for each recommendation.
Implement move plan in accordance with the approved occupancy plan
Alter/recommend changes to the plan as business drivers, mergers, acquisitions or dispositions arise.
Facilitate neighborhood planning, move meetings or town halls in support of occupancy plans
Support change management as it pertains to changing work space and work style
Support communication plan as it pertains to occupancy plan
Drive to improve Client awareness by providing trending analysis: new hire, terminations, moves, vacancy, actual vs forecast
Strive to maintain best in class space and occupancy data
Implement processes in accordance with Client Playbook for Space & Occupancy Planning.
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or field of study (i.e. Architecture, Interior Design, Corporate Real Estate & Facilities Management Planning/Coordination, Facilities, Project or Construction Management, etc.) or 10+ years of related experience.
Minimum of five years' experience in a corporate real estate environment
Possesses strong analytical skills and the ability to develop conclusions and recommendations
Demonstrates proficiency in architectural and engineering drawings, concepts & design
Experienced in managing projects of varied scope and complexity
Experience managing and executing move coordination/day to day service requests
Demonstrates a working knowledge of various office furniture systems
Proficient in MS Office Suite software applications and fundamental in AutoCAD
Knowledge of Excel Pivots or Index Match, Power BI, iOffice or Tableau is a plus
Excellent customer service and interpersonal relationship skills
Experience in communicating with all levels of management
Proactively searches for process improvement
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 organizational skills with attention to detail and quality
Ability to handle concurrent projects with minimal supervision and direction
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