Sr Occupancy Planner
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Project Management
San Francisco - California - United States of America, Santa Clara - California - United States of America

About the role

The Senior Occupancy Planner is responsible for developing innovative planning solutions on the Santa Clara campus which includes critical analysis, information management, elevated employee experience and space discussions resulting the ultimate business outcome. Our workplace is a key component in attracting and retaining our NVIDIA employees, contractors, interns and is critical in emphasizing our global brand and culture. This role will support the effective use of our workplace and create a more engaging environment!

The Sr. Occupancy Planner will be supporting the Sr Director, Global Real Estate and Workplace Design within the Real Estate & Site Services (RESS) Group. This function will predominately work on the workplace planning team as well as lend support to the workplace design team

What you’ll do

  • Lead day-to-day occupancy planning activities and space allocations in support of tactical business unit need requirements.
  • Develop positive relationships with business contacts to understand product area focus, business adjacencies, and departmental reorganizations.
  • Implement, track and report on current space allocations and FlexSpace designations in conjunction with the MAC (Moves Adds Changes) team and ensure all changes are updated in the Serraview (Space Management) system.
  • Develop various planning scenarios by using qualitative and quantitative information. Use CAD, Serraview, and other tools to build scenario plans.
  • Partner with the MAC lead to conduct space audit walks and preparation of space for moves, new hires and FlexSpace set ups.
  • Comfortable with providing in-depth analysis to support space strategies and scenario planning.
  • Work with the lab strategy team, project management team, facilities services team, IT and finance to ensure planning solutions are viable.
  • Lead the global As Built drawing library as part of the Workplace Design teams’ responsibilities.
  • Work with key partners - architects, contractors and designers, internal and external project managers, Real Estate Planning, IT to ensure updates of MEP & architectural drawings are detailed, timely and shared with all partners online.
  • Leading the organization of the library
  • Responsible for space planning and test fits as needed
  • Track and lead miscellaneous design-related tasks for Santa Clara campus
  • Update and lead various presentation documents and tools

What you’ll need

Requires a degree or diploma in Interior Design, Architecture, Planning or related field

A minimum of 5 years of experience in interior design firms, local furniture dealerships and/or a real estate workplace group within a technology company

A minimum of 5 years in a corporate or technology company working in real estate planning and MAC

Strong AutoCAD and REVIT

Experience in CAFM preferably Serraview

Critical to be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with multiple partners, internal team members and collaborators

Enjoys crafting new processes and tools to improve current systems and initiatives

Must exhibit initiative in recognizing gaps in approach and develop solutions to fill those gaps

Have a good understanding of the technology industry culture


  • This position requires the selected candidate to show proof of COVID 19 vaccination.

Equal Pay Disclaimer

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $100,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $120,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program. 

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.