Senior Occupancy Space Planner

SUMMARY
The Senior Occupancy Space Planner is a key contributor role within Global Real Estate and Facilities Management that is directly responsible for ensuring accurate occupancy planning, innovative design and construction project management. The Senior Occupancy Space Planner will assist in the creation and management of the annual capital expense budgets, and drive process improvements in occupancy planning across the organization. They will collaborate with Regional Heads on the design and management of major construction projects, ensuring effective and productive engagement with internal customers throughout the globe. This position ensures high levels of customer satisfaction for multiple customers while driving the success of important strategic and tactical goals and objectives. The contributor is responsible for providing services and support.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Support the Director of Global Real Estate and Facilities in various real estate activities including, but not limited to: site strategy, occupancy reporting, capital plan reporting and M&A.
• Collaborate with stakeholders globally to gain business intelligence, and create long term strategies for growth, consolidation or other requirements.
• Create and maintain accurate floor plans and occupancy data utilizing AutoCAD or other effective space management tool. Includes conducting audits to verify employee locations, furniture layouts and maintaining up to date as-built drawings.
• Assess condition of locations inherited via acquisition to identify investments required.
• Drive the development of global space planning guidelines and regional tool kits in collaboration with Regional Heads of Real Estate and Facilities, as well as shared services leadership.
• Support the Regional Heads of Real Estate and Facilities in site selection, feasibility analysis, fit-out cost analysis, employee engagement, design planning and construction project management.
• Engage project team and stakeholders to gather programming information and move requirements
• Synchronize timing of office modifications, furniture installation and employee relocation
• Develop and coordinate move plans around space assignments, occupancy plans, construction requirements, project costing and schedule.
• Produce drawings for internal stakeholders and committee meetings.
• Knowledge of tenant improvement construction processes, interior design best practices, commercial office leases, and building codes and regulations are preferred.
• Collaborate with various members of the Accounting, Tax, Legal, Procurement, and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) teams to ensure competitive bidding, best in class contract negotiation, accurate accounting, timely payment processing, and effective budget tracking of major capital projects.
• Work on special projects and other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree
• Licensed Architect
• A minimum of 7 years of experience in space planning and design
• Project and vendor management experience required
• Strong financial and business acumen in multiple cultural environments
• Microsoft Office - Intermediate to advanced experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Willingness and ability to take ownership of requests, prioritize and meet deadlines
• Advanced organizational skills and details oriented with a strong customer service ethic
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Successful candidates will demonstrate independent thinking, cultural sensitivity, creative problem solving, diplomacy and change management skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Real Estate Data Management System, and IWMS experience is an advantage.
• Additional professional registration, industry certification or Master’s degree a plus.
• Experience with developing and implementing sustainability initiatives is a plus.
• Should be able to work on the phone and computer for an extended period of time.
• Domestic and international travel required: Employee could be sent on assignment for up to 2 weeks per month during peak projects, but average is expected to be 3- 5 days per month.
• Detail oriented with a proven ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
• Understanding of software or other technology industry as a business. Public company experience preferred.

CULTURE AND VALUES
Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
• Customer focus
• Results and Accountability
• Innovation
• Transparency and Integrity
• Mastery
• Inclusiveness
• Sense of urgency
• Collaboration and Teamwork

ANSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.