Global Real Estate Portfolio Analysis Director

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

23 Jan, 2023


Full Time

United Kingdom

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Boston Consulting Group - BCG



BCG has a real estate portfolio of more than 4M square feet across 90+ cities, with significant real estate activity as we grow and diversify as a business and evolve our workplace of the future. We have high expectations of our office experience, focused on forward thinking office design, a human-centered employee experience, and technology innovation.

The Director plays a key role in the development and expansion of portfolio performance and analysis capabilities for the GRE team. The GRE portfolio analysis team is responsible for insightful analyses that inform the strategic direction of real estate actions, support evolution of BCG’s real estate portfolio strategy, and drive a more sustainable global portfolio. This position will support the GRE BI & Analytics Senior Director to enhance how we measure portfolio performance and have a seat at the table for BCG-wide strategic initiatives and transformative projects. This is a highly visible role with exposure to the business organization, partnering with not only other GRE workstreams but also functional leadership as needed. Below are some examples of key responsibilities, amongst others: Develop creative and impactful analyses to drive real estate decisions and strategies Establish tools to support consistent implementation of portfolio strategy guidelines and enable GRE BI & Analytics team to work more efficiently and effectively to deliver projects in each region Serve as first escalation point for project analyses issues and adviser in storyboarding for business case development, being the first gateway before proposals are finalized for global approval Take an active role in evolving BCG’s portfolio strategy and KPIs for portfolio performance measurement Participate in preparation of Executive Committee and other key stakeholder presentations, quarterly and annual reporting of real estate portfolio and CAPEX performance Partner with Global Finance and Operations Innovation teams to guide cost allocation methodology and cost visibility initiatives from GRE perspective Manage team of financial analysts in New Delhi, ensuring consistency in quality and depth of analysis for each project Stand in for Analytics Senior Director in leadership communication and engagement, as appropriate


A successful candidate will be able to design a compelling story, structure and solve problems, communicate solutions, and navigate cultural nuances, as well as integrate seamlessly with a global BCG team. Specifically, you:

Have a consultative approach to problem solving Energized by creative and insightful analyses Strong drive and relentless curiosity Passionate to make an impact Innate ability to build relationships and mentor others


Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field; consulting experience a plus Minimum of 10-12 years of relevant work experience developing strategies for key business priorities, preferably in a global environment Established record of stakeholder management experience, especially storyboarding to effectively communicate real estate strategies to senior leadership Experience in leading and coaching junior team members, virtually a plus Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills Ability to synthesize data into actionable results; experience with advanced analytics a plus Strong computer skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint


The Portfolio Analysis Senior Manager will work primarily with team members in GRE regional hubs (Boston, London, India) on a day-to-day basis. Due to the functional nature of the work, the role will also interact with various GRE work streams, other global functions such as Technology and Finance team members, and senior stakeholders for GRE portfolio level initiatives as well as individual office projects. Our truly global team is highly collaborative, strategic, and solutions-oriented. While we are located in various regions (Munich, Madrid, London, Singapore, India, and the US), we still work very closely, learn from, and challenge each other daily.