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Strategic Space Planner / Occupancy Planner

at Cushman & Wakefield, inc.

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R71165

Job Description

Job Title

Strategic Space Planner / Occupancy Planner

Job Description Summary

Job Description


  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders and business partners, Global Workplace team, and vendor partners
  • 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
  • Use creative and analytical thinking to aggregate data from multiple sources and generate solutions for occupancy problems, providing analysis for client decision making
  • Drive to improve Client awareness by providing trending analysis: new hire, terminations, moves, vacancy, actual vs forecast
  • Alter/recommend changes to the plan as business drivers, mergers, acquisitions or dispositions arise
  • Facilitate neighborhood planning, planning strategy meetings, or town halls in support of occupancy plans
  • Implement processes in accordance with Client Playbook for Space & Occupancy Planning
  • Support communication plan as it pertains to occupancy plan
  • Strive to maintain best in class space and occupancy data
  • Support change management as it pertains changing work space and work style
  • Facilitate hand-off of approved occupancy plans to the Move, Add, Change (MAC) team for implementation

Additional Job Description

Skills / Requirements

  • BA/BS 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.) with 5+ years of occupancy planning experience or 10+ years of related experience
  • Basic understanding of Corporate Real Estate and Financial concepts
  • Strong communications skills and experience in communicating with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to details
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong team player who is adaptable and capable of driving change
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and deliverables while proactively searching for process improvement to drive team success

Systems & Tools

  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced skills in Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced skills CAFM\IWMS
  • Advanced skills in Business Intelligence tools (i.e..: Tableau and Power BI)
  • Fundamental awareness in: updating AutoCAD, applying poly-lining methodologies and standards (i.e. BOMA Standard Method), managing and reporting accurate and up-to-date space and occupancy related data
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.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

For US Applicants:

Cushman & Wakefield is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All individuals regardless of their 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. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics.We hire the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies. The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield.

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