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Location: Knoteløypa, Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway Posted: Sep 03, 2020

Job Description

Knotel is seeking to hire a Workspace Manager to join our NY Market Workspace Management team. In this role, you will be responsible for optimizing the performance of an allocated portfolio of spaces, ensuring efficient and effective operations and maintenance of each site, as well as completing assessments within your portfolio to determine areas of opportunity. In addition, you will have a direct role in coordinating Knotel and customer interactions with the building.

You will work closely with the Customer Delivery and Supply teams as well as market leadership. You will be responsible for working directly with Property Management and internal Knotel stakeholders in order to develop property-specific strategies that correlate with operating and capital budgets.

Working with leadership, sales teams and support functions, you will have responsibility for driving your team’s growth and success.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining Knotel’s ongoing relationship with all site/building personnel (e.g., engineering, cleaning and security staff, vendors, etc)
  • Conduct formal and informal performance evaluations, inspections, and need assessments of all mechanical, electrical, and facility design optimizations, including FF&E (furniture fixtures and equipment)
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to drive operational efficiencies (process and cost)
  • Develop and coordinate projects that enhance the value of the site as it pertains to the lease
  • Oversee and supervise the quality of work of hard and soft service providers to ensure that all tasks are performed correctly, efficiently, and effectively
  • Maintain knowledge of service contracts provided by all Knotel preferred vendors and provide quality assurance
  • Monitor the performance of your portfolio by collecting, analyzing, and advising on relevant property-level data, information, and trends
  • Collaborate with the Construction and Design team during build-out/fit-out/remodel to ensure performance feedback is incorporated into the construction scope
  • Help to develop and approve the annual capital plan for your site, interfacing closely with internal Workspace Management/Asset Management stakeholders

Who You Are

  • A results-oriented and organized individual who can work with a team & independently
  • A confident and persuasive communicator, both written and verbal
  • Customer service-focused skilled operator who puts customers at ease and anticipates their next move
  • A thorough and detailed oriented practitioner, who can manage and track all projects and requests to completion and achieve overall operational excellence
  • Strong understanding of commercial property management, relationship management and vendor management/escalations
  • Project management, account management, and facilities management a plus
  • Experience working with ticketing systems that interface directly with customers
  • Experience providing effective, efficient and economical solutions, with firm budgets

About Knotel

Knotel is the world’s leading flexible workspace platform that matches, tailors and manages space for customers. Knotel caters to established and growing companies, giving them the freedom to focus on their business, culture, and people. With over 5 million square feet across 200 locations in four continents, Knotel is transforming commercial real estate and moving companies forward.

Knotel was founded in 2016 to give businesses the flexibility and speed to scale on their own terms. All Knotel spaces are tailored to the needs of each individual company by an in-house team of architects, interior designers, and workplace strategists. For more information, please visit

Our Core Values

  • Fly your Flag - Don’t check your identity at the door. Bring it inside - we are better for it.
  • Don’t Look Away - Care for the details no one told you about. Make every space a home and give the gift of belonging.
  • Outcomes, Not Processes - Time is precious. Save it. Start with the goal and back out the journey
  • Get Uncomfortable - Innovation starts at the edge of the unknown. Embrace the adventure and sign up for the hairy challenges.
  • “Where is it Engraved...” - Question orthodoxy.
  • Share in the Victory Dance - No one summits alone. Leverage the best in others and offer the most in yourself.

Diversity & Inclusion at Knotel

At Knotel, we know that a diverse workforce fosters our individual and collective success. We are committed to building an inclusive culture where people of any race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law can do their best work and fly their flag. This is all fueled by our employees, who drive the efforts and initiatives further outlined here .

About Knotel

Knotel is the leading Agile HQ solution, designing and operating bespoke spaces for big brands.

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