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Space Planner
Ref No.: 18-32099
Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Architect/Design
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Space Planner - Contract Role, 3 month duration. 

Rate of pay: $25.00/hour.

  • 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. 
  • 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.