Occupancy Planner

Job Description Occupancy Planner Responsibilities: Review every assigned request for space and every scheduled move for appropriateness Perform assigned space project studies and investigations at respective site(s) Identify and develop alternative space solutions to meet requested needs Present to requester and obtain concurrence Establish working relationship with key site and client personnel to facilitate space planning and moves Issue formal requests for facility/furniture modifications Collaborate with project engineer to develop budget cost estimates, and to obtain funding approval Monitor modification projects and report status to requester Accept completed projects to satisfaction of requirements of scope, schedule and cost Ensure that changes are properly documented and the facilities management system updated Translate departmental headcount information into specific occupancy plan Plan move sequences required to deliver requested results Collaborate with move team Schedule moves into prepared spaces Translate departmental headcount forecasts into reservations of specific spaces Periodically review and update space reserved for forecasted growth Maintain accuracy of database of space inventory (type and size) Maintain accuracy of database of space utilization (occupants and support) Conduct periodic physical audits of space and occupancy Review and approve data updates suggested by field audits Understand and be able to back up all aspects of the move management process when necessary Manage the supply, capacity and demand in space portfolio for an assigned region. Develop stacking diagrams by geographic location, by building and by floor Analyze, monitor and report actual and projected capacity and occupancy Identify areas of compression and opportunities for better utilization of real estate Educate occupants on, and enforce application of, space policies/standards and procedures Promote/implement the workplace mobility programs Qualifications: BA/BS degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, Interior Design or Real Estate, and five to ten or more years of relevant and successful experience in space planning, project management or move management. An advanced degree is a plus. Broad knowledge of space planning and interior design principles, and working knowledge of facility & furniture systems, architectural methods and codes and industry standards and procedures.  Excellent computer skills, including fluency in all MS Office suite applications, and the ability to quickly learn and effectively utilize various facility management software tools. Demonstrated strong innovation, collaboration, organization, communications, influencing and analytical skills.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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