Associate Occupancy Planner - Part-Time - Virtual in Chicago, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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Job Description

**Part Time Roles available in the following locations:  Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, San Fran, Austin, Miami, Dallas, Houston and New York**

Our Corporate Solutions Group is currently seeking a part time Associate, Occupancy Planning to join and help our team successfully develop pro forma financials, gather and evaluate business information, occupancy, and real estate market data, preparing presentations and requests for qualifications / proposals, as well as financial reporting for clients of the firm. This role will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing legal documents and operating plans as part of the due diligence process, for occupancy strategies. 

Moreover, this position will help our team successfully complete engagements for occupier clients in the following areas: Occupancy Planning, Space data management, Technology implementation

What this job involves?

Having the know-how

As an Associate, Occupancy Planning, you’ll need to have a great knowledge in Corporate Real Estate. In this role, you will prepare and update reports, plans and spreadsheets required to support the planning organization for its internal processes or to facilitate decision-making by departments on a campus or within a building; and churn reports by department and building. You will need to assist Occupancy Planner in planning-related initiatives and project move planning; and support Occupancy Planning by assisting in the development of project process, tools, and client deliverables that will be included in best practices.

Being a trailblazer and breaking new ground

To be successful in this role, you should be able to ensure accurate reporting of information, and foster critical relationships between various individuals and organizations communication channels will exist with:

  • Department Managers and/or Administrative Assistants to collect seating assignments;
  • Move Coordinator (Move Project Manager) to monitor the progress of a project move; and
  • Occupancy Planner to review and resolve campus / building-specific forecasts, needs, concerns, and issues.

Sound like you? Before you apply, it’s also worth knowing what we’re looking for:


A Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting or related field is required; also along with minimum of 2 – 4 years of experience in corporate environment. Previous management consulting experience in space/occupancy planning at a strategic level, plus experience with interior office renovations is highly desirable. CAFM Systems experience required.

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). Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite 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 you 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 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.

Apply today!

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