Citizens Bank Strategic Planner - Property Services Workplace Planning in Johnston, Rhode Island


The Strategic Planner plays a critical role in Citizens Banks property strategy to deliver corporate facilities that optimize our colleague’s workplace experience.

Based at our new state of the art campus in Johnston, RI, this entry level role will work closely with our business leaders to uncover property needs and assist in the development of programs that align the bank’s goals with that of the enterprise wide workplace guidelines.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Building meaningful relationships with key business partners and acting as the single point of contact for real estate needs.

  • Developing workplace programs, conceptual designs and test fit plans through the use of AutoCAD and CAFM software

  • Supporting Senior Planners and business lines by actively managing restack activities, furniture reconfigurations, and construction requests through gathering and disseminating accurate data and information

  • Assisting with space audits to verify employee locations, furniture, and as-builts are accurately noted on floor plans

  • Working with clients to capture and report space demands and headcount growth

  • Instituting, educating and enforcing work-space policies and procedures along with escalating client requested exceptions to policy.


Experience and Skills:

  • 1 or more years of planning experience in a corporate office environment.

  • Experience producing test fit / block plans.

  • Experience with Computer Assisted Facility Management (CAFM) system (IOffice or similar) and Computer-Aided Design (AutoCAD) to effectively manage and organize headcount data, facility space plans, move management, employee location data, product test fits/block plans etc.

  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office product suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Sound understanding of corporate interior design standards, construction progresses, and how they impact and support the business needs.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and other drawing/design programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design/Architecture equivalent preferred

Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM


Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Citizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries, and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania.