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Consultant/senior Consultant - Workplace Strategy

Mumbai, Maharashtra

CBRE South Asia Pvt Ltd

Job Description


n Set-up and drive workplace strategy development and implementation projects, this will require an in-depth understanding of workplace strategies, their history, their enablers, and the issues that surround them.
n Set up project structures to clearly identify and then deliver the strategic aims of any project.
n To be responsible for the development of workplace strategies for global corporate clients.
n Participating in face to face engagement with client staff, including interviews, workshops and focus groups. Collate and summaries notes. Help prepare presentation slide decks.
n Undertake activities to support key data gathering processes and tools including developing communications material and preparatory work related to client surveys and observation studies.
n Leading & executing space utilization studies
n Data collation and analysis and the creation of summary slides, diagrams, charts and other written material
n Support the development of client business cases to impact on the drivers that frame real estate decisions, in client organizations.
n Desk top analysis industry trends, benchmarking, plan analysis
n Structure projects around client needs and develop solutions to match with the clients culture, goals, and infrastructure, and cost environment
n Understand and interpret changes in clients' businesses and its drivers, to work with all stakeholders beyond Corporate Real Estate.
n Apply a structured change management approach and methodology to support change processes in Workplace Strategy projects and change initiatives and beyond, taking advantage of wider business opportunities
n Developing client based change management strategies employing situational awareness of workplace change and human capital impacted by the change
n Identifying potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans and strategies to mitigate or address the concerns
n Conducting change readiness assessments, evaluate results and present findings in a logical, easy-to-understand and influential manner
n Creating and managing measurement systems to track adoption, utilization and proficiency of individual changes and subsequent review mechanisms
n Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective tactical actions within a client change project
n Working with communication, training, HR and OD specialists within the client relationship in the formulation of particular plans and activities to support project implementation


Desired Skills and Experience
Qualifications & Experience:
n Bachelors degree in Engineering/ Computer Science/ B-Tech with Post Graduation/Masters would be preferred
n 4+ Years of experience
n Demonstrate experience of using a range of key technology enablers to support mobile workforces.
n Demonstrate experience of data collection and analysis in relation to the use of office space.
n Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of workplace planning and design.
n Experience and understanding of change management and communication processes and tools.
n Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies
n Excellent active listening skills.
n Experience of Project management within in a real estate environment will be an advantage
n Problem solving and root cause identification skills.
n May not be required from a Workplace Strategy background but from a consulting role in any IPC (corporate advisory services)

Communication Skills:
n Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, to deliver reports and presentations to corporate clients, colleagues and senior management.
n Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability, to quickly adapt to changes in clients' businesses.

n Strong analytical & presentation skills
n Ability to manage clients and lead change
n Strong stakeholder management skills and effective communication skills
n Microsoft Office particularly Powerpoint & advanced level Excel skills.
n Experience of using Microsoft Access or similar databases will be an advantage.
n People Management skills, demonstrating both leadership skills and a team player

Company Description

In 1994, CBRE was the first international real estate services firm to set up an... office in India. Since then, our operations have grown to include more than 2,800 professionals across nine offices, with a presence in over 25 cities in India.   Read full description

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