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Space Planning and Delivery Analyst

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: FIND00624

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 12th August 2022

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Space Planning and Delivery Analyst

  • Deliver projects across a diverse portfolio of 350 offices

  • Salary up to £35,000 + up to 10% annual bonus

  • Join a supportive team who help make NFU Mutual “a great place to work’

About the role

We are hiring for a Space Planning and Delivery Analyst (known internally as a Workplace Analyst) to join our inhouse workplace team based in our head office in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of 4 who support NFU Mutual across all 350 properties in our office portfolio in terms of workspace utilisation, office design and furniture provision.

Reporting to a Senior Workplace Analyst, you’ll be advising internal stakeholders on efficient utilisation of office space, as well as designing new office layouts and project managing multiple teams on-site during office reconfigurations and relocations, and ensuring they are completed on time, on budget, and adhere to health and safety guidelines.

You will monitor office space usage across the portfolio in order to analyse and report on space utilisation and provide recommendations for achieving greater efficiencies.

Due to the nature of the role and location of the property portfolio regular travel across the UK will be required. Access to company pool cars is provided.

Informal hybrid working options can be discussed, up to an estimated 60% homeworking after the initial training period and depending on performance.

There are great career and development opportunities within NFU Mutual, as well as the chance to support on varied projects across the business.

Duties include:

  • Design office layouts that optimise space to meet customer, corporate and legal requirements.

  • Support our Hybrid Working Programme by delivering office layouts which reflect best practise for agile/hybrid working options

  • Manage and design recommendations on offices moves, refurbishments and relocations

  • With support from a Senior Workplace Analyst project manage on-site teams

  • Advise internal customers on space planning

  • Manage third party suppliers of products and services

  • Plan and agree furniture, equipment, and internal signage for all group premises to ensure compliance with Health & Safety regulations and corporate branding

  • Manage stored furniture to maximise reuse and minimise waste

About you

You will be an experienced Workplace Analyst who enjoys continuous improvement and managing projects across multiple sites. You will have a high degree of motivation, a commitment to quality, and strong integrity, as well as excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience of office space planning

  • Experience of project managing office moves & refurbishments from a workplace perspective

  • Experience of procuring services and products

  • Ability to take responsibility and manage workload

  • Strong relationship building skills (especially with internal customers and external suppliers)

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and statutory requirements

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Driving licence required due to extensive national travel


  • Business or Facilities qualifications at degree level or equivalent experience

  • AutoCAD training

  • IOSH (desirable)

  • Membership of appropriate professional body (e.g. IWFM) 

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:  

  • Salary – Up to £35,000 (depending on experience)

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies. 


Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.        

We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.  

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.