Tara HRC real estate recruitment in Warsaw currently has an exciting position open with one of its clients for a “Real Estate Research Analyst – AVP” for a leading brand in the financial services sector based in Europe.
REAL ESTATE RESEARCH ANALYST
Reports To: European Head of Investment Strategy
The European Research Team is located in London and Frankfurt and provides support across the Alternatives platform (including Real Estate, Commodities and Infrastructure). Due to our strategic interest in the region, we are currently looking to expand our Research network in establishing a Research presence in our existing office in Warsaw.
Being part of a truly Global Research Team means exposure to other markets is encouraged and continuous interaction with the wider team is essential as we formulate views on Pan European and Global investment strategies.
Working within a team of 6 existing researchers in Europe, the candidate will be responsible for leading from Warsaw our research analysis of Central and Eastern European markets. A key output from this quantitative and qualitative analysis will include a forecast of market conditions to directly support senior management in the formation and implementation of House Views, its translation into real actionable investment strategies and ongoing investor reporting and communications.
Research performs an important role in the assessment and underwriting of individual asset and portfolio transactions. The candidate will also be involved in analysing current market conditions and fundamentals to support both transaction review and investment committee processes.
In addition to these responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to produce and contribute to, topical investment strategy reports and thought pieces on a periodic basis for both internal and external publication, and regularly supporting our client facing functions in articulating these view to clients and the wider market.
The analyst will report to the European Head of Investment Strategy based in Frankfurt and work on multiple projects with a specific sector and regional specialism, working very closely with key business stakeholders. This role will require travel, including regular visits in Prague and Budapest to establish and maintain a network in those markets.
Candidates will have worked and/or possess research experience in CEE. Must have a minimum of 2 years (Associate) or 5 years (AVP) of direct experience in preparing and managing a range of applied real estate research outputs, including:
National and submarket analysis of the major property types or a strong sector focus
Understanding of significant macroeconomic and capital market drivers of real estate
Using and developing forecasts of market conditions and performance
Strategic research related to real estate investment
Client focus including strong and demonstrable written and presentation skills
The successful candidate should have a well-developed understanding of real estate as an investment asset class, a demonstrated interest in conducting real estate research, strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Polish, advanced Excel skills and an ability to work both independently and within a team environment. German language skills are not a general requirement, but would certainly be a benefit.
A degree in real estate, economics or in a relevant finance related field is required and experience with statistical software is preferred.