Workplace Strategy Manager - Planning

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£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Competitive salary and benefits
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Sodexo Corporate Services are recruiting a Workplace Strategy Manager to join our client site in Dublin.

As Workplace Strategy Manager, you will be responsible for the management of understanding, forecasting and implementing all physical facility requirements and related service needs within all client sites.

Main responsibilities
Understand, forecast, and anticipate physical facility requirements and related service needs
Able to articulate and convey the client’s vision, mission, goals, objectives and desired outcomes for portfolio Future State.
Drives the collection, organisation and interpretation of data related to Dublin facility requirements, physical or virtual space needs and business goals and objectives as they relate to the agreed upon planning cycle. 
Identify, analyse and apply related data from resources such as information technology, human resources and compliance in regards to the creation and execution of physical or virtual space solutions.
Document findings and conclusions based on data analysis and needs assessment.
Communicates recommendations in both written reports and presentations.
Produce charts and diagrams for the visual display of quantitative and qualitative information.
Organise and identify operational and functional relationships that pose physical and spatial impacts.
Generate conceptual solutions that respond to Client’s spatial needs, physical planning constraints and corresponding IT, HR and compliance requirements.
Verify information about Existing State, forecasted space demand and space supply for solutions relating to both legacy and new work environments.
Conduct interviews and discussions with the client to gather, coordinate, and synthesise project requirements, functional, operational and cultural issues.
Directly answer client’s question/concerns and provide supporting data where relevant.

Ideal candidate
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in a related field
Experience gained in architecture/design, space planning and forecasting, project management and/or strategy development. Experience must include tactical planning development and implementation.
Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to analyze multiple sets of data and drive decision making in a problem solving atmosphere. Must possess a solid understanding of occupancy planning, facilities and real estate service delivery models, and ability to reprioritize in response to fluctuating work environment and demand. Demonstrated ability to lead projects and multi-functional teams, motivate others, and build support for implementation.
Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships at multiple levels within the business division and with business partners; have a proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service and possess effective communication and presentation skills in multiple media and settings.
Proven results and success in developing, planning, managing, and implementing workplace plans and space solutions within a dynamic corporate environment. Strong understanding of business and financial impacts to workplace options.

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Nicole Salmon

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