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Strategic Planner, Labs

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job TitleStrategic Planner, LabsJob Description SummaryThe lab strategy planner will be responsible for occupancy planning expertise in support of long term supply and demand planning, space analysis, scenario development, partnering with Google Strategic Portfolio Planning and collaboration with the Planning Pillar. The strategic planners will coordinate with Sr. Strategic planner to provide supply/ demand scenarios and building exits.Job DescriptionESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (7-10 with highest % time spent listed first):

  • Scenario planning and strategy
  • Analytic ability - scenario planning analysis
  • Create pivot table, v-look up, conditional formatting, etc.
  • stack planning, migration planning
  • Space layout option development / test fits
  • Option evaluation for impact, benefit, risk, dependencies
  • Block plans, allocation plans, adjacency plans
  • Problem statement and business justification writing
  • Space and occupancy planning collateral creation
  • Analyze and identify trends in space allocation and usage for optimization opportunities.
  • Support the development of Bay Area portfolio migration strategies with PSMs
  • Manage - initiatives and re-stacks that span across multiple PAs in coordination with PSMs.
  • Identify swing space needs and alternate space solutions.
  • Provide input on timing and scheduling on cross-PA initiatives
  • Communicate with other vendor partners, including Delivery, PM, and FM, for cross-PA-specific initiatives
  • Develop, maintain, and ensure usage of proper - standards and templates used by the lab team
  • Create and maintain trackers for Lab initiatives used by other vendor partners
  • Create and maintain detailed schedules and milestones for Lab - initiatives
  • Conduct project initiatives meetings (including taking and sharing minutes) and track deliverables assigned in meetings
  • Ensure space planning activities are executed in compliance with SLAs and client satisfaction targets
  • Create and deliver Lab planning proposal to convey option summary, option outcomes and option benefits and risks related to each activity - -
  • Able to provide occupancy planning support for PAs, if needed, in support of requested activities - programming, planning analysis, solution development inclusive of space plans, occupancy master plans, furniture/equipment lab layouts, test fits and block plans
  • Provide coaching support for new OP team members
  • Ability to analyze field data (surveys), and clearly communicate actionable insights and opportunities for design and innovation -
  • Performs other related duties as required or requestedEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
    • Bachelor's Degree required
      • Specify preferred major: Interior Design, Architecture, Space PlanningWORK EXPERIENCE:
        • 5-7 years of related work experience in interior design, architecture, space planning, space strategy, data analytics, or project management required
        • Specialized knowledge / skills: -
          • Proficient in AutoCAD, and has previously used a CAFM system
          • Proficiency with Google Docs/Sheets/Slides and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) -
          • Proficient in a project scheduling software (MS Projects or Smartsheet)
          • Intermediate spreadsheet skills required, e.g. experience in tracking data in a spreadsheet with extensive use of formulas
          • Proficient in Space Planning, Programming, and Occupancy Strategy
          • Analytics experience
          • General understanding of basic data lab technical requirements is a plus
          • Excellent interpersonal skills
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills
          • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
          • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, research, and organizational skills
          • Ability to influence the outcome of receipt of acceptable and timely documents
          • Capable of performing in a fast paced environment with measurable results
          • Ability to quickly pivot on project deliverables
          • Accountability for work performedPHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL WORK CONDITIONS:
            • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
            • May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner.
            • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type.
            • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
            • Ability to read and comprehend information and ideas presented orally and in writing.
            • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand.
            • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays.AAP/EEO STATEMENT C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

              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.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email or All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, Mountain View , Strategic Planner, Labs, Healthcare , Mountain View, California

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