Senior Manager, Real Estate Strategy and Analysis
City : Toronto
Category : Real Estate
Industry : Retail
Employer : Alimentation Couche-Tard
The Global Real Estate team is working hard on the 10 for the win strategy through opening new stores, relocations, and optimization of existing network. As a leader on the Global Real Estate Strategy & Analytics team, you will be instrumental in supporting these goals through leading & developing teams, building strategy, reporting, and analytics.
The Senior Manager, Real Estate Strategy & Analytics will report to the Head of NA Development Strategy in collaboration with Director of Strategy & Analytics. Key attributes of the candidate are an ability to develop strong analytical teams, project management, as well as an ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, and manage cross functional projects.
- Manage a team of Real Estate development analysts responsible for:
- Leading and developing high performing analytics team. Maintains results by training, coaching, and counseling employees through annual objectives and routine communication
- Building out site location approval packages across multiple business units for senior leadership to justify new to industry, raze & rebuild, relocation and single site acquisition opportunities. Ensuring accuracy of information, strong analysis, etc.
- Developing market strategies, evaluating potential sites, building ROI models to bring alignment and standardization of development process/tasks to each market and reporting
- Collaborate with development directors to manage the pipeline, prioritize workloads, develop and track market plans, etc.
- Manage strategic projects (ex. HSD, Car Wash, Rural) by developing, prioritizing, and coordinating project work plans; ensuring project objectives are aligned with overall program goals & deliverables
- Support process improvement through collaboration with Global Real Estate, Data and Analytics, and Business Intelligence as well as other functional groups and business units. Identifies, leads valuation, and deployment of various analytical tools to streamline process and improve insights
- Build reports, develop presentations and storylines for strategic initiatives
- Contribute ad-hoc analyses and insights by leveraging store data, financials, and other key metrics
- Perform additional tasks as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree required. Major in business administration, analytics, finance, real estate, or similar field preferred
- 5+ years work experience with real estate, analytics, real estate, or finance
- Strong knowledge of real estate and construction process
- Proficient in data analysis using various tools and statistical packages
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
- The person must be able to learn and adapt to the changing landscape and also implement change management
- Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects, meet tight deadlines, and continually prioritize and re-prioritize tasks as new projects are assigned
- Must possess strong analytical skills and strong attention to detail
- Comfortable working independently and in cross-functional teams
- 5+ years relevant work experience with development, analytics, real estate, or finance.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency, including knowledge of lookups, pivot tables, and power queries
- Experience leading and developing teams
- Experience working with SharePoint as a user and site administrator
- Experience with Power BI, Alteryx, Smartsheet, GIS Systems, and Google Earth
- 3+ years working with a national or international retailer
Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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