Workplace Strategist

San Francisco

Job Overview

M Moser Associates Strategy Team offers consulting services in strategic workplace planning which encompasses real estate analysis, repositioning, relocation analysis, workflow and productivity, change management, design management, environmental branding and experience, and data management.
As a member of the design strategy arm of the business, you will partner with a larger multidisciplinary team with your job being to observe, assess and address our clients’ workplaces and their functionality.
You will come up with innovative and thoughtful workplace strategies by reviewing client portfolios against their industry competitors and assessing the client’s current and future needs. Subsequently, you will communicate to client and project teams your recommendations for concepts, designs and delivery of workplace projects, all with the objective of improving design quality, workplace performance, and ensuring alignment with our client’s business goals.
Our strategy, focus and efforts occur in tandem with our design process so that our strategists and designers leverage each others strengths and talents to develop workplace strategy and design solutions that are relevant and progressively functional, with an ever-watchful focus on the craftsmanship needed to deliver the end product.

Primary Responsibilities

As the successful Workplace Strategist your job will require you to:

  • Partner with Strategy Team Lead in the generation of strategies that address clients workplace concerns
  • Lead the strategy efforts on smaller projects, confidently managing client expectations and decision making
  • Provide recommendations with respect to workplace planning, design, architecture, wellness and sustainability
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to support the development of occupancy plans and planning studies that will serve as a basis for the development of a purposeful and impactful design solution
  • Prepare reports and briefs that translate large quantities of information into concise and visual recommendations to enable clients to rapidly make informed decisions around their real estate portfolio and workplace
    Interactively resolve design and occupancy planning issues within business constraints with the designers, architects, project managers and technical teams
  • Research and analyze global shifts and trends in work behaviors to develop and improve recommendations with respect to the physical, digital and social workplaces
  • Take initiative to research the development and application of new tools that assess, measure and enhance performance and related human/organizational topics
  • Support business development efforts by providing materials demonstrating the value-add strategy brings to the firm’s efforts
  • Apply best practices to enhance efficiencies throughout the process
  • Actively listen to clients to ensure our responses are accurate, clear, and concise
  • Continually seek out information on productivity trends
  • Share strategy thought leadership within the firm and to the market
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives
Attitudes, Values & Characteristics

As our Workplace Strategist it is essential that you are comfortable with uncertainty and a certain degree of risk. You are someone with a knack for knowing the right questions to ask then actively listening as our clients tell us their answers.
As a Workplace Strategist, you take the perspective that the work environment is a powerful communication tool and business resource, and are constantly looking at how we can positively impact our clients’ business operations though our work. Our Workplace Strategists are eager to collaborate with the teams while equally appreciating independent entrepreneurial work. As the Workplace Strategist you will demonstrate initiative by leading teams in the direction of our clients’ goals, and recognize when you need to step back to give them the freedom to solve the complex problems at hand. The Workplace Strategist should have the ability to be fact/ data driven while also being able to speculate. As the Workplace Strtegist you are responsible, resilient, accountable, and curious. Most importantly you
enjoy problem solving and relish in the challenge of understanding and integrating the client’s true needs into the strategic process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related field
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience
  • CCMP certification is an advantage

Key Competencies:

  • Knowledgeable in at least 3 or more: Organizational Analysis; Human Behaviors Analysis; Data Analysis; Strategic Planning & Alignment; Change Management
  • Understanding of space densities and density planning
  • Some experience in the quantitative and qualitative aspects of programming, space planning, design, occupancy and workplace performance
  • Action-oriented, driven towards results, takes initiative, excellent team player who also knows when to ask for help
  • Able to communicate and work effectively with members of our global team
  • Able to move from small details to big picture perspective in order to develop a holistic strategy geared toward winning business
  • Great planning, and problem-solving skills with the ability to change priorities quickly
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and communicate design ideas and direction quickly
  • Comfortable with technology for virtual collaboration and mobile work
  • Ability and desire to collaborate within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong focus on project team support; excellent collaboration and communication skills are required
  • Excellent oral and written communication, strong interpersonal and influencing skills, customer service driven, detail oriented and with excellent analytical skills
  • Able to work entrepreneurially and set priorities with minimal supervision

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