Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
We’re JLL. We’re a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions.
We have nearly 300 corporate offices across 80 countries, with a team of more than 80,000 individuals. And we look after a property portfolio of over 4 billion square feet, all on behalf of our clients.
If you’re looking to step up your career, JLL is the perfect professional home. With us, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions—join us at JLL!
Our Corporate Solutions Group is currently seeking a Senior Occupancy Planner to join and help our team successfully manage space planning, occupancy planning and analyses and assigned strategic relocation projects throughout all facilities within the portfolio.
What this job involves?
Being in the forefront
As a Senior Occupancy Planner, you will serve as the central point of contact for all business units regarding headcount growth/reductions and workplace requirements in the client’s corporate real estate portfolio. This role collaborates with customers to develop workplace solutions that align with the business strategy and that optimize space utilization within corporate guidelines. Also, you will develop space programming documents and complex migration move scenario plans in a fast-paced environment.
Having the know-how
You’ll need to have a great knowledge in Corporate Real Estate and Occupancy Planning. In this role, you will manage relocations including the development and execution of project planning activities, timing of group moves/relocations, migration and phasing plans, stack and block plans, test-fits and final relocations. You’ll be charged with developing occupancy analysis reporting to effectively communicate occupancy/vacancy ratios, headcount projections and workplace conditions. Lastly, you will need to be able to develop complex occupancy scenario plans and to analyze workplace data and engage with customer to develop innovative solutions.
Being a trailblazer and breaking new ground
To be successful in this role, you should be able to perform the following responsibly and foster critical relationships between various individuals and organizations:
Develop, manage and coordinate the moves, adds and changes (MAC) process for facilities Business Unit leadership to collect headcount forecasts, resolve headcount forecast discrepancies between leadership’s numbers and those collected at the group-level;
Develop sources and negotiate required services to be provided by teams (Facilities Operations, IT, Security, external Vendors) to ensure appropriate resources for relocations Corporate Real Estate to review and resolve planning forecasts, needs, concerns, and issues;
Develop sources, negotiates and manages external vendor relationships for relocations, furniture and construction related to relocations.
Sound like you? Before you apply, it’s also worth knowing what we’re looking for:
A Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related field; Or, a minimum of 5 years-experience in an architectural designer or interior designer role, in addition to 3 years of occupancy planning experience; also along with at least 3 years of experience in an occupancy planning role.
Dynamic and Highly Skilled
You’ll need to be dynamic and technologically savvy and utilize software to support planning solutions and communicate ideas clearly with planning team and lines of businesses. You will be successful if you have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot table, vlook-up, cell calculations), CAFM tools and AutoCAD (basic test-fits and square foot calculations). Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Projects and ability to consolidate data and floor plans into Power Point for presentations to client and lines of business is highly valued. You’ll be effective in your role by learning to ask the right questions to understand the underlying needs of our clients. You’ll discover how to be proactive and innovative with solutions for your stakeholders.
Organized, Open and Flexible
Excellent communication skills are important – both written and spoken – and we’ll expect you to work independently, multi-task, and manage your time to meet deadlines. You keep on top of things as you’ll often need to reorganize your time day to day, to deal with your team’s changing necessities and requests. An individual with strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients will successful in the role. Most importantly, you’ll want to work as part of a diverse supportive and talented team.
What you can expect from us
You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things. Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, well-being, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.
With us, you’ll develop your strengths and enjoy a career full of varied experiences. We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.
JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.
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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
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JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.