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Research & Analysis Coordinator – STR – Singapore

CoStar Group, Singapore - STR

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Research & Analysis Coordinator – STR – Singapore


Job Description


OVERVIEW

At STR we are known for our large variety of trusted and global data points relating to primarily the hospitality industry, and at the heart of this lies both education and servicing both internal and external stakeholders with the right amount at the right time, and the ability to contextualise and visualise all available insights. In order to ensure we support and grow this function we are looking for a Research & Analysis Coordinator to join us in Singapore.

The Research Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that STR maintains its position as leading provider of market data to the hospitality industry and beyond. Using all available STR data resources, the job scope entails bringing data to life and ensuring that we produce the most relevant stories to all stakeholders. The role offers great exposure to and engagement with the industry leading STR data that affect people’s decisions every day, as part of a global team in research and analytics, dealing primarily on data for the APAC region.

Major tasks include completing data requests and driving and researching underlying key trends to use for client and marketing purposes, including creating structured, professional, and inventive presentations, responding to internal client inquiries but also proactively creating content from the data for further usage both internally and externally. It would also include assisting to bring some of the stories to life via social media channels, e.g. WeChat and LinkedIn.

The role offers a great opportunity to step into the STR data vault and draw out unique, highly anticipated and rewarding stories and clear understandable facts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proactively investigate market trends affecting performance and industry dynamics, undertaking primary and secondary research about the wider economic environment and what impacts their day-to-day performance, using both internal and external data sources.
  • Build and grow a personal in-depth understanding of the markets tracked and the key trends impacting the hospitality industry, and become a trusted input source for wider departments, including forecasting.
  • Analyse the market information and explain market trends and the driving factors. 
  • Provide a seamless service to internal clients as well as support to other colleagues using the STR and CoStar database.
  • Convert complex data and findings into understandable tables, graphs and reports
  • Keep your colleagues up to date on the wider market trends, so they can speak knowledgeably to existing and potential clients. You will brief and collaborate with management team for their presentations and media interviews.
  • Complete assigned To-do’s or projects in a timely manner
  • Stay knowledgeable of industry trends and current industry news that may affect the assigned region or company.
  • Understanding of how current events have an impact on assigned region or company.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with properties, clients, and other industry professionals regarding STR/CoStar’s policies and guidelines.
  • Stay knowledgeable and aware of updates or changes to any of STR/CoStar’s methodology, policies, or procedures.  

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Excellent research and analytical skills with a genuine interest and passion in global and APAC hospitality segment
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and visualise data. Research is required to explain the data. Whilst field research is not required, having good sources and contacts on the ground - or establishing them - to verify the data is important
  • A meticulous approach and care for ensuring quality is the best possible
  • Effective communicator both in person and via email and phone
  • Ability to work with many people in different departments and cultures, while managing your own time and prioritise projects and workflow
  • Be an effective listener and have an ability to receive, share and process information and be able to generate a high volume of grammatically-correct content with speed and accuracy
  • Good experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office products

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Research experience or hotel industry experience
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations at a high growth company
  • Experience of model creation as well as use of Tableau or other BI visualisation tools useful – and a general sense of good design is beneficial
  • To be driven by a passion to make sense of numbers and trends and never be afraid to question the status quo in how things are done
  • Proficiency in additional Asian languages beneficial, e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai or Indonesian
  • CHIA (Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics)

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1985, STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. STR was acquired in October 2019 as a division of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,500 worldwide.

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at STR within the CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and a health plan, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training and tuition reimbursement.

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere.

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in Singapore to apply. However, please note that STR may not able to provide workpass sponsorship for this position, due to Government quota regulations and restrictions for those who are not Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents (PR).


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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