CBRE Senior Space Planner in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Senior Space Planner

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States at

Requisition # 16022519

The purpose of this position is to support and assist in the management of medium to complex space planning.

Directs the development and modification of new furniture purchasing contracts. Responsible for managing the delivery of all reporting that will be used as management decision support tools for forecasting space needs (business demand). Understands business drivers to ensure all metrics provided are of value. Understands long term plan to track & forecast against approved data. Develops and executes migration and phasing plans for relocation and sequencing based on the physical space requirements. Manages the global furniture portfolio. Responsible for tool upgrades and management. Communicates recommendations in written reports and graphic presentations. Produces graphic charts and diagrams for visual display of quantitative and qualitative information. Illustrates organizational, operational and functional relationships that pose physical and spatial impacts. Generates conceptual solutions that respond to client’s spatial requirements, physical planning constraints and corresponding IT, HR and compliance requirements. Evaluates alternative scenarios against criteria for success. Establishes project goals and objectives, including but not limited to, schedule and budget parameters.

Tracks, monitors and oversees all related moves and occupancy planning. Prepares program reports for presentation to the Client. Works with Workforce Planning Manager to incorporate analytics into appropriate reporting. Works with Planning Team to develop ad hoc scenario planning reports. Participates in facility project meetings. Attends meetings with Business Division representatives and facilitates discussion/programming of space requirements (headcount/growth, allocations, adjacencies, special support needs). Creates CAD based architectural and furniture plans. Develops e-business opportunities to decrease costs and increase procurement process efficiencies. Other duties may be assigned.

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) required. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university preferred. Minimum of four years of related experience and/or training. AutoCAD drawing experience is required. CAFM software experience is preferred. Professional Registration in Architecture or Interior Design and/or Certification in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management preferred.

LEED certification or Facility Manager Certification preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills. Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office Suite applications including: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc. Ability to provide efficient, timely and reliable service to client(s). Ability to present information in an effective way. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.

Ability to collaborate, problem solve and multi-task. Ability to adapt to change when necessary. Familiar with system furniture design and modular furniture while demonstrating knowledge and adherence to building regulations and health & safety guidelines. Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBG): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

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