Data Analyst, International Portfolio Management

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Location: Vancouver, BC

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About QuadReal Property Group

QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Assets under management are $61.2 billion. From its foundation in Canada as a full-service real estate operating company, QuadReal has evolved its capabilities to invest in public and private debt and equity markets. QuadReal invests directly, via programmatic partnerships and through operating companies in which it holds an ownership interest.

QuadReal seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

www.quadreal.com

Data Analyst, International Portfolio Management

Vancouver

Role Description

QuadReal is looking for a high calibre candidate to fill the role of Data Analyst, International Portfolio Management (“Analyst”). This position will report to the Associate, International Portfolio Management. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in Data Science who is looking to develop their career in an entrepreneurial and high-energy environment.


This position will play a pivotal role in the buildout of QuadReal's International data analytics platform. As the team grows, this individual will operate as a thought leader in the creation of an analytics and performance measurement framework to increase scale and improve operational efficiency of the global portfolio management and International real estate teams. The Analyst should have an interest in applying research and technology to understand markets, as well as in developing portfolio systems from the ground-up.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with other teams (IT, Research, Investments, Asset Management, Valuations and Finance) to automate data collection and facilitate data-driven decision making, playing a key role in the ongoing development and enhancement of the 'Total Portfolio Management framework

  • Contribute to portfolio management modelling including 'what-if' scenario analysis, portfolio construction modelling, performance measurement & attribution, liquidity, and stress testing

  • Work with a variety of structured datasets (sourcing, cleaning, visualization, and predictive modelling); present your results to various stakeholders and gather feedback for improvement

  • Assist in the preparation of regular reporting for senior management, the Board of Directors and BCI; look to leverage technology to automate these processes in a timely manner

  • Propose original ideas within a global portfolio management context, based on personal interests or prior experience; gain exposure to a variety of investment strategies including direct real estate investments, fund investments and public real estate investments

  • Design systems to automate the data collection and data load process for the International Real Estate team; aim to create reliable data to drive insight and decision-making for senior management

  • Investigate and analyze opportunities to help improve business efficiencies and maximize use of QuadReal's enterprise applications

  • Work closely with IT and Finance to deliver best-in-class system implementation rollouts, upgrades, and process improvements

Education and Qualifications

  • Education – University degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Statistics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field) OR a background in Economics, Finance or a related business field. CFA or similar a plus

  • Analytical / Programming Skills – Intermediate knowledge of Python (Pandas, Matplotlib, Numpy); SQL proficiency; advanced knowledge of VBA in Excel (PowerQuery a plus); direct experience designing and creating data visualizations (e.g. PowerBI); experience with Yardi or a similar real estate management system is a plus

  • Experience – 3+ years of analytics development/data visualization, statistical analysis and/ or database management. Knowledge of index construction methodologies/ understanding of smart beta overlays a plus

  • Organizational/Multi-Task Skills – Accurate and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills; able to take initiative and work independently with minimal direction; able to allocate one's time effectively, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; able to handle competing priorities, and adapt to new ideas/ constant changes

QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

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