28 Apr 2016

Full-Time Strategic Market Analyst – Real Estate (GIS)

Whataburger – Posted by WhataburgerHQAnywhere

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Job Description

The Strategic Market Analyst will assist the Strategic Market Planning Manager (Real Estate) in current and new market research, in addition to updating data for inclusion in quarterly Real Estate Strategy documents, request/review sales forecasts, perform competition assessments, submit and review lease assessment forms from brokers, market scorecard completion, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) related project work, and map creation. Will assist in evaluating new software/technology as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Submits queries and data formatting for reporting purposes (JDE, PRS, PMWeb, CoStar, ESRI).
•Internet research regarding economic activity from a submarket to city to metro/county level.
•Interprets new unit sales forecasts and model variables and analyze their usage for current and future site/market application (and odd forecast results).
•Strong experience and problem solving skills using ArcGIS and Business Analyst to support conclusions.
•Perform extensive market research and build market analysis presentations.
•Data formatting and analysis.
•Actively engages with all parties to ensure quality of data, communications and reporting.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: (Minimum formal education the job requires)
•Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience

EXPERIENCE: (Minimum experience the job requires)
•2 -4 years related market planning/market optimization experience, preferably in restaurant/real estate industry
•1-2 years (minimum) of GIS experience in a business role for decision making purposes
•Ability to communicate well with the general public and experience in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with management, vendors, and co-workers
•Ability to work in a team environment or independently
•Learn and track market economic and competitor QSR trends
•Ability to facilitate and influence decision making

KNOWLEDGE: (Level of knowledge required to perform the job effectively)
•Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
•Strong analytic skills in Excel and experience with PowerPoint
•Knowledge of GIS software either ESRI or MapInfo, ESRI ArcGIS, ESRI Business Analyst
•Knowledge of Demographics and Psychographics.
•Ability to read and comprehend a Profit/Loss Report or Financial Pro Forma
•Proficiency in JD Edwards preferred
•Experience with CoStar is a plus
•Intermediate professional or theoretical knowledge and fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization in the execution of assigned duties and responsibilities
•Basic understanding of budgetary concepts and procedures
•Basic understanding of departmental structure and policies with basic understanding of the cross-functional structure and policies of Whataburger Restaurants, LLC
•Elementary ability to delegate tasks and get work done through others.
•Ability to prepare and present information to guests, more senior associates, vendors and management.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION: (Certificate requirement appropriate to position)
•GIS Certificate Program completion is a plus

How to Apply

Please apply online to Whataburger.com/careers https://whataburger.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=00006839&lang=en

Job Categories: GIS and GIS Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: esri, esri arcgis, mapinfo, and psychographics.

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