Global Move Lead

Cushman & Wakefield Inc Mountain View , CA 94035

Posted 5 months ago

Job Title

Global Move Lead

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for all move activities across the Symantec Global portfolio.

In this role, the manager leads a team of professionals responsible for translating business requirements into effective solutions aligned with the client workplace model and real estate strategy. Also provides project management support required for the implementation of office relocation changes in the areas of space requirements, systems furniture, case goods, equipment, electrical requirements and storage areas. Manage contractors that provide move services, furniture reconfigurations, security, and IT.

Job Description

Essential functions and responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Real Estate Portfolio Team, Project Management, Facility Managers and CRE team members providing a single point of contact for Move Management services

  • Coordinate and implement project relocation plans and schedules. Coordinate with end user and resource departments such as Facilities, IT, Security, Mail Services, Human Resources, etc

  • Makes recommendations to enhance operational efficiency, service delivery, cost savings, and innovative service advancements for all functional areas within the service line

  • Develop data analytics and analysis tools used by the team to generate space solutions and compare options to achieve a comprehensive view of the option outcomes

  • Oversees delivery of client workplace model standards related to space planning and FF&E services

  • Generate space planning solution templates for use by team in client document development and presentation delivery

  • Coach the team in providing effective space planning solutions for all project types (Expansions, Relocations, Consolidations, Disposals)

  • Assist the team in performing site assessments to review space efficiencies, utilization metrics and supply and demand studies

  • Lead all coordination efforts for MACs.

  • Coordinate and schedule project meetings to provide timely end user communications

  • Coordinate and analyze proposals and bids from approved vendors

  • Ensure MAC execution and completion adheres to approved scope, schedule, budget and documentation

  • Update aperture system related to the movement of employees identified.

  • Issue orders for approved projects to contractors, supervise furniture and related equipment moves, receive and verify invoices for payment

  • Verify new furniture deliveries for MACs; work with client to ensure that appropriate documentation is forwarded to their purchasing and fixed asset system

  • Conduct post completion project reviews and administer customer satisfaction surveys in compliance with established contractual performance indicators

  • Interface with Space Planners and end user to gather requirements

  • Assist client as needed with design and planning activities

  • Report on project status to client and end user departments

  • Coordinate project space / moves plans and information with contractors

  • Assist and maintain move plans, furniture and move documents

  • Ensure compliance with approved standards and authority levels.

Key Competencies [List 7-10 Maximum]


Important education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 8-10 years' work experience in two or more of the following: a) interior design, b) architecture and c) space planning

  • 3-5 years' experience in a management position

  • Minimum of five years' experience in a corporate real estate environment

  • Possesses strong analytical skills and the ability to develop conclusions and recommendations

  • Demonstrates proficiency in architectural and engineering drawings, concepts, and design

  • Experienced in managing projects of varied scope and complexity

  • Ability to analyze and translate client requirements into directives for contractors

  • Possess technical judgment and discretion; critical in keeping projects on schedule in after-hour situations

  • Ability to analyze and identify the monetary and logistical ramifications of space changes

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of various office furniture systems

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite software applications

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to build strong relationships with internal and external partners to deliver effective services

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills

  • Assumes ownership of requests in order to ensure successful completion

additional eligibility qualifications[knowledge, computer proficiency, DESIGNATIONS, LICENSURE, certifications, ACCREDITATION, specific equipment]

WORK ENVIRONMENT [Indicate temperature, noise level and other factors that affect employee's working conditions]

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for ___% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

aap/eeo statement

C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

other duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.

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Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Global Move Lead

Cushman & Wakefield Inc