Retail Strategy Analyst, Retail RE&D
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Apple Retail Real Estate & Development (RE&D) is seeking an outstanding Strategy Analyst with exceptional analytical skills, creative thinking, and presence to join its Worldwide Real Estate Strategy & Operations team under the direction of the RE&D Strategy + Operations Manager.
- Innate curiosity in consumer retail & technology; enthusiasm for questioning conventional wisdom
- Exceptional analytical skills; big picture thinker who builds bridges from the creative to the concrete
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Confidence and poise in presenting to management
- Relentless focus on details, accuracy, and quality
- Integrity, reliability, and possessing the ability to balance multiple projects / priorities
- Exceptional influencer who is great at connecting the dots at the project, team, and organizational levels
- Eternal optimist with a relentless drive for impact
- Finds joy in the journey
As a Real Estate Strategy Analyst, this individual will have a unique opportunity to develop long- and short-term strategic projects and analyses, identify and analyze new opportunities, drive business insights (internal and external), and contribute to key deliverables regarding Apple’s Real Estate investments for the Retail Leadership Team If you are an influencer and innovator, enjoy connecting ideas and people, have a passion and expertise in Retail and/or corporate Real Estate, and thrive in an environment of ambiguity, this may be the job for you. Must have high energy but be easygoing, love collaboration, and always be reaching for something better. Must want to drive change and do the best work of your life. Overview of Responsibilities: Research and analyze retail and real estate industries, technology segments, and business models; evaluate the merits of complex alternatives Work cross-functionally to incubate ideas and develop strategies that influence the future direction of Apple’s Real Estate & Retail investments Evaluate ongoing strategic initiatives and develop business insights and recommendations Craft compelling stories, supported by data, that bring strategies to life Project manage special strategic initiatives for the Real Estate & Development team Support the development of presentations for Quarterly Business Reviews, Executive Meetings, and Board of Directors Present work to RE&D Strategy + Operations Director and Cross-Functional team members
Education & Experience
2+ years experience at a top tier strategy consulting firm or a top tier investment bank; 2+ years experience in strategy, business development role in a Real Estate-centric environment; or, something out-of-the-box that will surprise and delight us! BA or equivalent work experience required We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive thinker who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence.