Our client is a premier tech-focused hospitality brand with their core focus is on delivering strong investment returns for our partners. They are a unique, global and digital brand that delivers an extraordinary, innovative experience with exceptional service. Uncompromisingly located and designed around our guests, our client's smart spaces deliver outstanding value; enabling guests to relax, work and play.
Working directly with the MD Business Development – Asia Pacific, the analyst will support the sourcing, evaluation and development of future projects as we continue to grow the brand to 50 hotels by 2022.
The role will focus on the Asia region with occasional support for other regions and ad hoc assignments from HQ in London.
The Development Analyst will also have a functional reporting line to the Manager, Development & Feasibility in the London HQ; to ensure alignment with global Development policies, models, processes and procedures.
Oversee detailed financial modelling and financial analyses/underwriting of hotel management projects (including ground-up/mixed-use developments, conversions and other opportunities) while working closely with operations and design/construction teams and external development partners, architects and designers to finalize development plans
Compile and maintain global market data including real estate transaction data and hotel operating performance statistics in order to assist Development team with timely and accurate competitive information
Assist in preparation of RFP proposals, financing/investment packages and deal memos, presentations, market analyses, LOIs, development pitch presentations, investment committee memorandums
Interface with external consultants, investment/joint venture partners, and commercial real estate brokers to source new opportunities and stay aware of current market conditions
Maintain good working relationship with Investors, Executives, Managers and Staff including London and US HQ and sister properties and support the Company’s global growth strategy
One to three years of hospitality experience in financial analysis and feasibility, real estate acquisitions/development, investment banking, and/or consulting
Entrepreneurial individual with ability to work in global, fast-paced collaborative environment
Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Attention to detail
Computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced use of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Strong data analysis, modelling and interpretations skills
General knowledge of hospitality finance and experience analysing hotel metrics and common industry operating reports (i.e. STR, P&L statements, etc)
Ability to travel as needed
Multilingual Preferred (English, Mandarin, Japanese, Thai)
Desire to join global, fast-growing hotel brand and ability to work independently
Ability to have fun and work in a close-knit office setting