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Bank of the West Strategic Real Estate Portfolio Analyst in San Francisco, California

Strategic Real Estate Portfolio Analyst

Description

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

The Strategic Real Estate Portfolio Analyst, reporting directly to the Head of Real Estate Strategy, drives integration within Corporate Real Estate across transition management, space planning and facilities operations. This role will understand the planned real estate market actions for all buildings and businesses across the Bank’s footprint and ensure high-level real estate strategies are reflected in proposed plans. To achieve these goals this individual will partner closely with the Bank’s lines of business and internal partner organizations to actively assist and lead the development of strategic real estate plans and business initiatives. They will work to anticipate and understand the requests coming from different business groups, assess the space options available and develop options that account for competing priorities and requests. This requires strong relationship management skills along with dealing with very sensitive information. This individual will also manage existing analytical tools and create new models that measure and forecast the real estate portfolio and summarize key insights for senior leaders.

The Bank of the West real estate portfolio is comprised of 4.8M SF across 19 states and houses approx. 9,000 employees.

Essential Job Functions

  • Contributes to the creation of the real estate strategy and its implementation by providing guidance and intelligence to real estate decision makers at the operating business unit and corporate levels.

  • Performs detailed analytics, which may include internal or external financial, operational and/or market data, and is able to summarize into key insights for senior leadership.

  • Partners with Strategy and CRE services to develop and own business demand forecasting process to inform supply demand gaps and opportunities.

  • Maintains a consistent distribution of reporting and notification to CRE senior leadership and other parts of the Bank including dashboard reports that effectively illustrate occupancy and cost analytics, headcount projections and workplace conditions.

  • Develops and improves the Portfolio Plan of Record, a forward looking database of real estate decisions over long term horizon.

  • Works with CRE functional teams including project management, facilities, transactions and occupancy planning teams, develops real estate strategies that optimize cost, timing and LOB need.

  • Develops decision support tools and reporting driving real estate related decisions; includes internal process and controls, portfolio analyses, site/market strategy pro formas, approval documents, status updates, and documentation repositories.

  • Evaluates capacity and demand requirements and develop scenarios to optimize use of space while meeting business requirements.

  • Analyzes occupancy analysis reporting to effectively forecast future occupancy/vacancy ratios, headcount projections and workplace conditions.

  • Develops dashboards including headcount projections, capacity, vacancy, churn information, and space allocations in facilities.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert and responsible for the development, monitoring and support of Corporate Real Estate (CRE) strategies and space plans.

  • Interprets business requirements and headcount forecasts in order to develop real estate solutions.

Other Job Functions:

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Experience

Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience working in the field of business planning and analytics. An understanding of the Corporate Real Estate industry is preferred.

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in business management or related field, Master’s degree preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Highly motivated and proven leader with strong team-oriented interpersonal skills.

  • Strategic thinker with a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.

  • Ability to convey sense of urgency and to work productively in a matrixed environment with corporate business partners.

  • Accomplished in area of Data Analysis, able to transform large disparate data sets into meaningful intelligence.

  • Expert level PC skills (Access, Excel, PowerPoint) with demonstrated proficiency in developing compelling presentations.

  • Experience in real-time dashboard tools (e.g. tableau, power bi) a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Facilities

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Other Locations: United States-California-San Ramon, United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-California-City of Industry, United States-California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 056013

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