Workplace Consultant/Workplace Strategist, Workplace Consulting (Intermediate)

Avison Young

Our Story

About You:

You are a high achiever looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You take pride in your own work but are comfortable collaborating with a team of highly motivated individuals. You can communicate clearly and concisely with teammates and clients, and you enjoy strong company culture and camaraderie. You can navigate multiple corporate functions, including global lines of service and corporate centers of excellence. You possess strong interpersonal skills and are willing to take on diverse tasks to achieve the team’s common goal. You value personal and professional growth and are ready to take the next step in advancing your career.

If this sounds like you, well, then you will love the culture at Avison Young!

About Us:

Avison Young is a global commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, offering transaction, management, financial and consulting services. We’ve designed our corporate structure to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization.

Real estate can have an enormous positive impact on people’s lives – and we’re in the business of making spaces and places work better for people. Our purpose is to create real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.

We care about each other and we have each other’s backs. This makes AY a great place to be a client, and a great place to work. We support the whole person and their complete wellness – economic, mental and physical – because what’s best for our business comes from our people bringing their whole selves to work.

Overview

Avison Young (AY) is seeking a highly talented individual to deliver ‘real-world’ implementable solutions through workplace intelligence (strategy) consulting services. As a Workplace Consultant/Workplace Strategist, you will deliver multiple projects at once, engage with clients and team to deliver integrated consulting and advisory services.

You will be entrusted to enhance, grow and be an integral part of the existing Workplace Intelligence service line focused on developing and creating the optimal work environments for our clients.  You will develop analytical solutions derived from understanding our client’s business, operations, strategy, talent, technology, real estate and space.

This role will be part of an ambitious team that is changing the way operations and real estate decisions are made. This role is directly part of the Ontario/Canadian team but you shall also be available to be a resource to the US team as required/as needed. You will have a high-level of autonomy to work when and where you prefer, assuming you deliver per your engagement agreements with clients.

You will be required to continue strengthening existing internal relationships, existing client relationships, focused on successful delivery of Workplace Consulting projects alongside the Manager, Director and President.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and/or deliver workplace intelligence (strategy) engagements and develop and implement comprehensive workplace strategies and environments, including end user interviews, utilization studies, employee surveys, benchmarking, and visioning work sessions that align with the business strategy.
  • Highly analytical, demonstrating knowledge in qualitative and quantities research methods, agile/flexible/activity based working concept design, space budgeting, test-fit creation/oversight, workplace concept/guideline development, and the use of technology as an enabler.
  • Ability to think from both an organizational demand and building supply perspective.
  • Produce workplace Intelligence (strategy) engagement deliverables per AY’s methodology and approach.
  • Work independently and collaboratively on projects to manage required aspects of a project from the initial workplace strategy to the project closeout, and all elements in between as required.
  • Support team members, while working independently or as part of group projects.
  • Provide best-in-class client-centric service, delivering quality projects on-time.
  • Work with the Director and Manager to define project scopes, write proposals and deliver projects.
  • Seeks out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role – brings new ideas and thinking to client work and also to internal processes and operations.
  • Manage a team that will serve multiple client projects across varying stages of progress and effectively balance a diverse set of responsibilities.
  • Leverage technology systems and tools in support of workplace intelligence (strategy) engagements to be used to gather, document, analyze and convey findings to clients.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Preference given to bilingual candidates
  • Strong technical and analytical focus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability
  • Strong sense of urgency to achieve timely, quality results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, pro-active, yet work within a team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!

To apply for this job please visit canada-english-avisonyoung.icims.com.

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