Full Time Job

Space and Occupancy Planning Manager


Los Gatos, CA 10-31-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We are seeking a Manager of Occupancy and Space Planning, reporting to the Director of Occupancy Strategy, to support the day-to-day space planning, long term strategy, and workplace occupancy of Netflix's growing real estate portfolio in the Americas.

The focus of the Occupancy and Space Planning role will be the strategic planning of Netflix existing and planned corporate and post production locations within the Americas region. The role will collaborate and communicate with other members of the global occupancy and space planning team, real estate strategists, designers, and operations specialists worldwide.

The candidate will be responsible for developing & maintaining workplace solutions in support of Netflix's real estate and workplace operations.

• Ability to identify and validate existing organizational requirements and workplace needs including space utilization, headcount growth forecasting, specialized business requirements, and occupancy/capacity metrics
• Liaise and build relationships with business partners to ensure their business' allocation and adjacency needs are met, validating headcount projections and confirming spatial programming requirements
• Develop space programs for new corporate offices, post production facilities and studio spaces; track the development and implementation of the program from project inception to completion
• Collaborate with team to define strategies to meet the spatial and occupancy needs of multiple business units while managing a portfolio of rapid growth
• Help define short term and long term strategies for space solutions including the allocation of space in new or renovated offices
• Perform spatial analysis to develop scenarios on the most strategic use of space
• Support MAC coordination work and manage the development of move and migration plans with space assignments, and occupancy data
• Diagramming, data analysis and visualization, space programming and presentation preparation
• Create presentations for highly visible projects for a wide range audience (ie: senior leadership) containing but not limited to workplace standards, agile work environments, and complex phasing
• Provide conceptual space plans and recommendations to stakeholders subsequently preparing block plans or stacking diagrams
• Keep up to date with emerging trends and insights with regards to workplace strategy, design, and best practices
• Other duties may be assigned
• Travel up to 25% of the time

Basic Requirements
• BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Space Planning
• 5+ years of experience in workplace strategy, occupancy and space planning
• Expertise in space planning, user research, occupancy planning and strategy, and space programming
• Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, collaborative environment
• High degree of flexibility and the ability to collaborate, problem solve and multi-task
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, GSuite, and CAFM systems
• Knowledge of ADA requirements and building codes
• Ability to read and interpret floor plans and construction documents

Preferred Requirements
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, team based, deadline oriented environment
• Ability to effectively manage complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects and competing priorities
• Ability to develop business cases and service requirements while creating and managing strategic alliances
• Ability to build internal networks and work cross-functional
• Excellent organizational and project management skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to produce reports/documents
• Strong presentation and facilitation skills

Company Profile

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 193 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.