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EY Senior Analyst - Real Estate in Cleveland, Ohio

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EY Knowledge helps EY to win in the market by providing the right insights at the right time through an agile, client-first organization. In support of this vision, this senior research & insights analyst position will see you provide deep insights and perspectives on the Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction market to senior EY partners, identifying opportunities for EY products and services and mentoring more junior analysts to develop their commercial and analytic skills.

The opportunity:

The Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Senior Analyst is responsible for providing impactful market research, analysis and insight to EY's Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction leadership team and practitioners to support their growth and market strategy, go-to-market initiatives, business development, service delivery and external market positioning efforts.

In this role you will combine strong analytical skills and a strategic mindset with real-world perspectives driven by an understanding of client issues, cross-sector trends and broader marketplace drivers.

You will have a key role to play in supporting EY’s Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction leadership, connecting and collaborating across other industries and across all service lines to further strengthen the quality of your insights.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Providing deep analytical insight and understanding of the outward trends and signals shaping business, the economy and markets, and society with responsibility for the execution of strategic and complex initiatives in accordance with the annually created knowledge plan.

  • Engaging with and challenging a wide range of EY stakeholders to provide commercial and provocative perspectives on the issues, challenges and opportunities facing the market.

  • Developing and co-creating insights beyond publicly available information, interacting with Knowledge colleagues, account teams, service line colleagues, clients and external networks to incorporate proprietary knowledge and, where possible, developing proprietary data sets to evidence a differentiated point of view.

  • Applying strategic thinking and analytical skills to drive market strategy, investment decisions, shape go-to-market activities, competitive intelligence, and develop leading insights from the Americas leadership down to the account level

  • Regularly participating in client meetings and roundtables and speaking at external events/conferences to strengthen EY’s presence and reputation in the market.

  • Developing a credible internal brand to become recognized within EY as a subject matter expert to the business.

  • Confidently advising senior stakeholders, driving business relationships, presenting to audiences and interfacing with stakeholders - both internal and external - at different levels of seniority

  • Proactively building a network of internal contacts to help support Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction strategy and broader business objectives

  • Being collaborative and able to work well as part of a geographically dispersed multidisciplinary and multicultural project team

  • Ability to put individual projects/initiatives into a “big picture” context and credible experience working in a fast-moving, client-centric environment

Skills and attributes for success:

  • You’ll be a seasoned research & insights analyst who has a deep understanding and experience of the issues, trends and drivers in the Americas business environment and across sectors. You will have a commercial outlook and enjoy collaborating with colleagues across the globe in a multicultural and virtual environment.

  • You will be known for your big picture thinking and ability to explain complex concepts in a crisp, clear, concise and graphic-rich style, using appropriate analytics and visualization tools.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Deep experience in the Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction industry, including Infrastructure and industry solutions such as Workplace Reimagined/Workplace of the Future

  • 10+ years of experience in the Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction industry working in strategy, business analysis, industry research, management consulting, communications / journalism, business performance and / or advising organizations

  • Deep analytic capabilities leveraging data and analytics in support of EY’s Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction market strategy

  • Strong commercial acumen, connecting marketplace opportunities to EY’s products and services

  • Experience in interacting and collaborating with senior business leaders, leading conversations and offering differentiating perspectives

  • Succinct and structured oral and written communications skills with proven ability to explain complex concepts in a crisp, clear, concise and graphic-rich style, using appropriate analytics and data visualization tools (Power BI / Spotfire / Tableau)

  • Ability to take ownership for delivering customized projects with a degree of autonomy; adept at leading several projects simultaneously

  • Proven interview skills / elicitation, data story-telling and financial analysis capabilities

  • Comfort with public speaking and the ability to present complex topics to external stakeholders

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • A willingness to innovate and be a change agent, challenging existing ways of delivering insight

  • Fluency in digital disruption and transformation along with an understanding of the outward trends shaping the market

What we look for:

A leader who will thrive on partnering with our Americas leaders to create distinctive insights and perspectives for senior practitioners to take to clients. A trusted business advisor willing to work collaboratively in helping frame the strategy and go-to-market approach within the Americas.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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