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JBS USA Market Research & Planning Manager in Doral, Florida

The Market Research & Planning Manager works within the Real Estate department. The position is responsible for planning and analysis supporting the real estate development program by supporting the Real Estate team with expansion strategies, evaluating opportunities for new stores, approving new locations and getting them approved by the Real Estate Committee. The Manager is also responsible for conducting market research, and analyzing industry conditions, competitors and consumer/market trends. This position has the responsibility of managing the Real Estate Committee and approval process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Jointly with the Head of Real Estate and Regional Real Estate Leaders, put together new-store development strategies and expansion plans.

  • Responsible for supporting the generation of financial models and assumptions for new-store projects.

  • Develop and maintain updated Program Status Reports of new-store project portfolio, including pre-approved and approved project pipeline.

  • Manage Real Estate Committee process by managing pre-REC and REC process, developing materials needed for the REC and setting REC meeting calendar.

  • Provide Real Estate team support with market research, financial modeling and analysis, post-audit analysis of actual versus planned performance of new stores.

  • Keep controls of approved CapEx budgets versus actual CapEx spent per project.

  • Support on ad-hoc requests as required


  • Bachelors or equivalency in finance, business, economics, engineering, accounting or applied math

  • 5+ years of relevant analytical work experience

  • Software Knowledge: Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Must have knowledge of extracting data from a database (knowledge of relational databases and Structured Query Language (SQL) is a strong plus)

  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional stakeholders, influence decisions, and recommend a course of action based on data analytics

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills