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Space Planner
Ref No.: 18-06763
Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2018 to 12/31/2018
Responsibilities The purpose of this position is to support and assist in the management of global furniture inventories, space planning and scheduling for all moves, adds, and/or changes. Assists in the development and modification of new furniture purchasing contracts. Serves as a primary interface and point of contact with client team throughout the migration planning process. Assists in managing the global furniture portfolio. Answers client’s questions/concerns and provides data to back up recommendations. Identifies existing furniture solutions currently in place and develops standard operating procedures for all furniture activity. Maintains knowledge of current and future space needs and understanding of the business direction and changing workplace needs. Tracks, monitors and oversees all related moves and occupancy planning and inventory of furniture and workstations. Develops and maintains tracking mechanisms for monthly reports. Applies knowledge to forecast space requirements based on verified existing space information, forecasted space supply/demand and growth projections. Provides metrics around current and future space needs. Participates in conceptualizing and developing the migration plan. Coordinates strategic planning for moves, adds, and/or changes and delivers budgetary forecasting. Attends meetings with client representatives and facilitates discussion/programming of space requirements (headcount/growth, allocations, adjacencies, special support needs). Provides metrics, collect, organizes and analyzes data related to client’s facility requirements and physical space needs. Reviews CAD drawings, updates, and/or changes. Documents findings, conclusions and communicates recommendations based on data analysis and supply/demand assessment. Reports to client and service delivery partners upon critical success factors, work environment and delivery efficiency and effectiveness. Other duties may be assigned. No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.

Quals--
Qualifications • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. Associate's degree from or equivalent preferred. • Minimum of four years of related progressive experience and/or training. AutoCAD drawing experience is required. CAFM software experience preferred. • Professional Registration in Architecture or Interior Design preferred. Certification in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management preferred. • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. • Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. • Requires basic analytical skills. Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.