Senior Occupancy Planner in Deer Park, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Deer Park, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/12/2018

Job Description

About JLL

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 the supply, capacity and demand of a building, campus or region portfolio of space for a specific client at the business unit level.


What does this job involve?


Being in the forefront

As a Senior Occupancy Planner, you’ll be assisting with the development of migration plans and sequencing of group-level and individual moves as well as facilitates and/or resolves planning issues identified in the customer planning meetings. You will ensure that planning is aligned with corporate guidelines, and that all scenarios maximize use of space; recommend educate and enforce space policies/standards, procedures and protocols and notifies client of customer requested exceptions; and as necessary, assist in developing site-specific Planning Strategies with Senior Leadership.


Having the know-how

You’ll need to have a great knowledge in Corporate Real Estate. In this role, you will develop space requirements for a sub-regional portfolio as critical lease dates occur. You’ll be charged with assembling and analyzing space requests against utilization data and translating this to an existing or market real estate opportunity.


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:

  • Business Unit leadership to collect headcount forecasts, resolve headcount forecast discrepancies between leadership’s numbers and those collected at the group-level;
  • Corporate Real Estate to review and resolve planning forecasts, needs, concerns, and issues;
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Facility Management
  • Move Coordination team to review and approve moves, develop migration plan and conduct facility audits
  • Other Occupancy Planners to ensure cross campus/portfolio strategy plans are developed.

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


Smart

A Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Design or related field is required; also along with minimum of 5 – 7 years of experience in corporate environment.  Previous experience in space/occupancy planning at a strategic level, plus experience with interior office renovations is highly desirable.


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), and AutoCAD (basic test-fits and square foot 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!



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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