Lead Strategic Space Planner

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200478140
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We believe the people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. We believe it’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. We’re looking for a Lead Strategic Space Planner – a dynamic team lead that will be dedicated to leading the strategic planning of Apple’s Santa Clara Valley real estate portfolio across multiple owned and leased properties and the business needs of multiple Apple teams. You will assist them in their current space planning needs as well as strategically plan their future locations and migrations. In this role, you’ll be tasked with being the primary point of contact to business units for their space planning and space management needs including workplaces and labs as well as sitewide amenity space needs, proactively seeking new methods to streamline the delivery of RE&D’s services, creating the short, long-term occupancy, utilization strategies, supporting executive level reporting, analytics and strategic real estate portfolio decisions. You will work cross functionally with real estate, construction management, and facilities teams to deliver world class customer support to our Apple teams. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and proactive thinker who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. We are looking for someone who possesses a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence. You will be comfortable with ambiguity in a fast paced environment.

Key Qualifications

  • 12+ years’ space planning, occupancy planning or related experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills (both written and verbal)
  • Detail oriented
  • Prior space management, facility management or project management experience
  • Proven experience in a client relationship management role
  • Familiarity and experience with CAFM/IWMS systems
  • Experience with Excel, Keynote and Numbers
  • Must be a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and handling high-profile client relationships.


You will manage key client relationships, assist & coordinate stakeholder needs with RE&D service groups You will be the lead planner for this market, also coordinating the additional internal and external resources You will develop Market Strategy Plans (both strategic & tactical/detailed level) specifically related to post-new-campus migrations and portfolio backfill/projects Develop and define space needs, migration strategies, project justifications Support business units to track existing and future headcount needs and keep our space planning systems and data current You will be a key resource for internal RE&D and external business unit stakeholders and will improve service delivery workflows

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits