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CBRE Associate Research Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Research Director

San Francisco, California, United States

New

1 additional location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Research

Requisition # 21010894

Post Date Apr 05, 2021

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for collecting and analyzing content as requested by leadership for inclusion in presentations, whitepapers and other content. Supports new business development initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for collecting, analyzing and creating content of actionable, commercial insights through presentations, whitepapers and other output that positions CBRE as the dominant voice in the industry and market.

Act as an active participation to support new business development initiatives.

Provides analytical and collection support for global, regional and local research initiatives as needed.

Provide content and, with guidance from leadership, may serve as the public face of CBRE's perspectives on property and market dynamics in a specific sector or geography.

Must be responsive to multiple internal and external constituencies-sales professionals, management, media, real estate associations, clients-by providing relevant insights on market conditions and trends.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. Leads project teams and/or plans, and supervises assignments of lower level employees. May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

BA/BS from a four-year college or university in economics, finance, business administration or related field of study. Masters preferred. Minimum 6-8 years of related experience.

Minimum 4 years of commercial real estate experience. Local market/sector knowledge/experience required.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Strong communication skills. Ability, both in written and verbal, to confidently speak to senior professionals in the company, clients and third-parties and communicate objectives in a clear and effective fashion.

Ability to effectively present prepared information at speaking engagements and to client presentations.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in complex situations. Requires Expert level analytical and quantitative skills. Teacher and student of cognitive thought process. Ability to stay calm and professional under pressure.

Must have a commercial mindset. Able to identify trends and think about the market in innovative ways. Can translate ideas into thoughtful deliverables that differentiate CBRE, our professionals and our products.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to work as a team player in a matrixed environment. Can navigate the dynamics of a large company, with a centralized Research function, while also understanding how to support/align global, national and local initiatives.

Strong technical skills with a proficiency Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and amenable to learning new technologies and systems related to data collection, extraction and tracking.

A expert understanding of Research fundamentals and methodologies. Knowledge of how to apply research and data analytics expertise to the benefit our brand and core businesses.

Must have strong project management skill set. Can oversee multiple large & complex projects, determine priorities and develop a through-line to completion, including harnessing the right resources and collaborating along the way.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Works under minimal supervision to complete difficult or complex assignments. Acts independently to complete new assignments, determining appropriate methods for achieving desired outcomes. Confers with supervisor on unusual circumstances. Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

SAFETY

US Company Profile

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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