Currently, we are seeking an Occupancy Planner to join our team.
To manage the supply, capacity and demand of Client’s portfolio of space in a specific, geographic region.
Deliverable Role / Responsibilities
Within the geography, can answer: how much space is currently available, what are the workplace conditions, and what are bottom-up seat count projections by group? Specifically, the responsibilities include:
- Provides a single point of contact for business unit-related planning questions;
- Reports the bottoms-up seat count projections by business unit quarterly;
- Tracks and reports projected versus actual seat counts;
- Provides geographic stacking diagrams by location, by building and by floor;
- Reports the current supply and capacity, and forecasts inventory changes for a rolling three-year timeframe;
- Maintains and secures business units’ agreement to geographic stacking plans;
- Develops preliminary program requirements for each department (by building, if necessary);
- Helps develop migration plans and sequencing of group-level moves / relocations;
- Educates local contacts on planning and space policies/standards, procedures and protocols, and notifies planning manager if they are not being followed;
- Forecasts order of magnitude scopes, schedules project moves planned to occur based on stacking plans / strategy;
- Ensures planning is aligned with corporate guidelines, and that all scenarios maximize use of space;
- Recommends and enforces space policies/standards, procedures and protocols;
- Develops, maintains and reports space allocation plans, and if applicable, issues space allocation reports.
- Participates in Audits (including seat assignments, occupancy, vacancy, labs & equipment). Present Audit Data to Senior OP & Leadership.
- Assist in developing site-specific Planning Strategies with Senior Leadership.
Activities / Deliverables
- Assists in Issuing the Quarterly Report: The quarterly report includes: headcount projections, supply and capacity information and the status of major initiatives (a real estate action plan) for the portfolio; monthly space allocation data, group block plans.
- Facilitates and/or resolves issues identified in the weekly planning meeting;
- Attends kick-off meetings for major renovation projects and project moves;
- Facilitates communication between other occupancy planners, planning assistants, CAD administrators, and other Jones Lang LaSalle team members; and
To ensure accurate reporting of information, and foster critical relationships between various individuals and organizations, communication channels will exist with:
- Group-level leaders to collect seat count forecasts, and resolve seat count forecast discrepancies;
- Occupancy Planner(s) to review and resolve geography-specific forecasts, needs, concerns, and issues;
- Planning assistants and CAD administrators to ensure accuracy of planning database information;
- Planning assistants and CAD administrators to review and resolve campus/building-specific forecasts, needs, concerns, and issues;
- Project Management / Facility Management to review stacking strategies, and to provide workload forecast related to project moves that are planned to occur based on stacking plans / strategy.
- Collaborate with Project Management, Facility Management and Transactions on all Site Rationalization Efforts
Education / Yrs of Experience
Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management, design or related field with a minimum of three to five years or experience in a corporate environment.
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2+ to 5 years