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Occupancy Planner

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Occupancy Planner

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HOK, one of the world’s largest international design firms is working with a global telecommunications and network company in China, helping them reinvigorate and consolidate their real estate portfolio after a major merger. Are you a talented interior designer, space planner or project manager, great with communications and relationships willing to work at our client location to plan, layout and help implement the new space plans? If so, then HOK would like to hear from you.


We are currently seeking an Occupancy Planner to work at our client site in Beijing. The Occupancy Planner will execute the delivery of services that focus on building occupancy in support of corporate real estate strategies. The ideal candidate would be a self–starter, high energy individual with a strategic focus, a proactive problem solver with strong analytical ability, and a proven ability to concisely and convincingly present value added recommendations that align with the client’s goals and objectives.



  • Communicates positively with client, responding appropriately, and seeking guidance from others on potential actions / next steps.
  • Creates and develops occupancy plans for the client, demonstrating a keen ability to collect information and translate it into a comprehensive real estate plan.
  • Performs basic facility occupancy planning (e.g. analysis, options development, evaluation, recommendations) - with some guidance.
  • Conducts client-user interviews and facilitate small group meetings.
  • Document client meeting information visually, numerically and verbally at an acceptable quality level.
  • Assists with management level presentations that achieve desired outcomes and client confidence.
  • Provides conflict resolution/negotiation locally with the client’s occupants as required.
  • Maintains an understanding of local business character and evolutionary needs.
  • Manages the move migration for occupancy projects.
  • Ensures occupancy information is updated and accurate.
  • Capable of leading basic occupancy projects.
  • Knows and understands client specific service delivery work processes and responsibility distribution.
  • Able to produce deliverables (Planning Recommendation/Planning Brief) with some guidance.
  • Graphic abilities - Generates program test fits in accordance to established parameters, with assistance.
  • Know, and understand, OSS marketing strategies; and able to communicate services in an informative manner.



  • Some travel may be required.
  • Some overtime may be required.
  • The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of HOK.





Required Skills


  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • English language proficiency.
  • Knowledge and ability to use analytical and problem-solving techniques.
  • Distil complex information to the essential for client decision making, with input.
  • Ability to complete tasks and produce deliverables independently with periodic supervision.
  • Write client reports and deliverable text clearly and comprehensibly.
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, strong analysis and spreadsheet capabilities.
  • Basic AutoCAD skills.
  • Basic IWMS/CAFM principle understanding.
  • Capable of operating a leading IWMS application at the basic level.
Required Experience


  • BA in Architecture, Real Estate, Interior Design or Planning, Engineering.
  • Professional certification in facility management, interior design, engineering or architecture preferred.
  • Five plus years of previous experience occupancy planning.





Job Location
Beijing, , China
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