Real Estate Occupancy Planner

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 44527 

Location: Irvine, CA 

Other location(s): Irvine (CA) 

Relocation benefits offered: No 

Travel required: None 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed as an Real Estate Occupancy Planner at Capital Group.”


As an Real Estate Occupancy Planner within our Global Real Estate team, you will facilitate and ensure the accurate reporting of headcount and space information and foster critical relationships between associates and business units within Capital Group.


You will lead the effort in providing space planning, data analysis, reporting and interpretation of space planning metrics in an effort to provide recommendations and proposed solutions for Capital Group. 


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”


  • Under the supervision of the Global Strategic Space Planner, resolve space need requests for global sites and manage the supply, capacity and demand of all the buildings within the Capital Group real estate portfolio.
  • Prepare AutoCAD drawings to be imported to (CAFM System) through cleaning the layers and poly-lining the spaces
  • Work in CAFM System to assign space attribute information and location numbers
  • Update CAFM System floor plans when furniture is reconfigured, and project work is completed
  • Prepare/present summarized findings and recommendations for action or consideration
  • In AutoCAD, design test fits, provide BOMA take-off’s and dimensions as requested
  • Oversee posting global floor plans weekly to internal site
  • Prepare and Revise any special requested plans (i.e. social distancing, etc.) as needed in AutoCAD, CAFM System and PowerPoint
  • Report the status of major initiatives affecting planning decisions for the sites
  • Report and compare actual seat demand versus projected seat demand at the building level.
  • Provide updated capacity and occupancy monthly reports for global portfolio
  • Understanding of construction documents to be able to locate requested archived information
  • Assist in developing site-specific planning strategies with Senior Leadership.
  • Prepare Excel reports (Pivot Tables) from extracted CAFM System data
  • Prepare and Review building specific blocking, stacking and migration plans
  • As necessary, participate in project and move coordination planning meetings.
  • Report the current supply and capacity, and forecasts inventory changes as needed


Skills/Qualifications/Core requirements and technical skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Design, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a corporate environment
  • Previous experience in space/occupancy planning at a strategic level, plus experience with interior office renovations
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced in AutoCAD, Bluebeam, & CAFM software
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Anticipates, identifies, quantifies, and resolves problems in a timely and positive manner
  • Consistently meets deadlines and completes tasks as previously defined
  • Ability to solve problems individually and in a team setting
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Ability to process work quickly, accurately and with changing priorities
  • Ability to collaborate, problem solve and multi-task
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of department’s function and applies it to work assignments.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in processes and organizational structure
  • Demonstrates the ability to evaluate and appropriately address privacy and confidentiality concerns
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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