data analyst Real Estate

Location: Voorschoten

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As a data analyst in the real estate domain you will have the opportunity to work citizenM’s rich data sources, with a main focus on all data related to citizenM’s hotel real estate portfolio. You will be supporting the development of citizenM’s bespoke real estate data environment as part of our Digital Twin project, enrich and transform our existing real estate data so it can be used for analysis, and prepare dashboards to provide insights to all stakeholders.

citizenM is currently developing a Digital Twin project which will allow end to end digitized design, construction and operation of our intelligent buildings. This will generate a large amount of data, and together with our historical data on existing hotels will be leveraged by the Data Analyst Real Estate.

This role is part of the Business Intelligence Team, where you will be working closely with all functions in the team to transform data into wisdom for all real estate disciplines within citizenM.

citizenM is a global lifestyle hotel company involved in the full spectrum of the hotel activities: from sourcing a location, to designing and developing our properties, all the way up to marketing our rooms and receiving the guests in our hotels. This degree of vertical integration is unique in the industry.

This gives us an incredibly rich dataset to collect, transform, and analyze in order to improve the effectiveness of our real estate activities. If data to you is like a bee to honey then we have the honey pot for you!

key responsibilities

  • perform analysis on our current cost outflow in citizenM's global development process by creating comparisons between projects on relevant metrics, including m2/sqft, project timing and other relevant drivers;
  • obtaining cost data in our target markets from several sources, including local construction market developments on labor and material escalation, and when available tender indices and construction activity
  • support the assessment of prioritization of data sources to be connected to citizenM’s Azure based data platform, which will form the basis for all in-depth analysis and the main source for dashboarding
  • transforming and optimizing the format of our detailed breakdown of existing and future development projects so it can be incorporated in our data platform
  • creation of (PowerBI) dashboards allowing for insights in a presentable format to better understand trends and to identify attention points for the development and project management teams
  • perform in-depth analysis on areas of improvement to increase consistency amongst projects and optimize the relevant processes
  • provide insights on operational real estate-related activities (such as maintenance)

qualifications / skills

  • a genuine passion for data and the ability to combine analytical data skills with business knowledge;
  • a Bachelor (Masters preferred) degree, preferably in the field of data analytics, data science or business analytics
  • basic knowledge of real estate construction and/or development
  • proven proficiency in the use of PowerBI
  • decent understanding of relational modeling and relational databases (mainly SQL)
  • affinity with a statistical (data science) programming language for advanced analytics, such as R or Python
  • attention to detail and a creative mindset
  • ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments
  • strong communication skills – both written and oral – in order to convey complex analytical results clearly
  • you’re eager to understand and learn about our real estate processes and the data that is generated through these processes
  • experience with an Agile way of working

locations / hours

  • Voorschoten Support office. This is a full-time role, 40 hours/week.

citizenM is an affordable luxury hotel chain for mobile citizens of the world. With style that will knock your socks off, we offer citizens a real home from home, plus the world’s fluffiest pillows. Our typical guest is a frequent traveler who is quality and design driven, and value conscious. We currently have hotels in the Netherlands, France, UK, Switzerland, Denmark, USA and Asia, with more to come soon. We are proud to put hospitality back into the hospitality industry, and have received numerous awards for our groundbreaking approach. We like to do things differently. This means our hotels are not traditional… and neither are our support offices. We're open-minded, with kind hearts and global minds. citizenM loves diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from anyone.


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