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PulteGroup Manager Market Intelligence in Pleasanton, California

We know that BUILDING HOMES & COMMUNITIES BEGINS WITH BUILDING THE BEST TEAM!How would you like to be a part of a team that has been providing the American Dream of homeownership to families for more than 60 years? PulteGroup is a FORTUNE 500 company and one of America’s top residential builders. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we stand above the competition in our commitment to quality.Our Vision is to Build Consumer Inspired Homes & Communities to Make Lives Better and we believe that success starts with having the right people.At PulteGroup, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. We value the differences of each employee and understand that being consumer-inspired means that we reflect the diversity of the consumers we serve.A position with PulteGroup offers a rich, fulfilling, and rewarding career across multiple geographies and brands. If you are interested in being a part of our team, let’s talk about your career with PulteGroup!JOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for developing a deep understanding of local market conditions to guide decision-making for the local market operating teams and for developing tactical acquisitions and operational strategies for each market areaDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize rigorous, fact-based, quantitative analysis to support recommendations. Ensure strategic and financial soundness and alignment for any recommendations.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to guide operational strategy.

  • Demonstrate a key interest and capability in related disciplines such as Sales, Finance, and Land, in order to transition to other disciplines throughout career.

  • Manage project feasibilities including conducting fieldwork, gathering data from competitive databases and other secondary sources, and compiling information into written and graphical market analysis.

  • Manage yearly Operational Strategic Plan process and compile relevant data into a local market strategy document.

  • Prioritize effectively across multiple projects/workstreams and efficiently use the organization’s resources across departments.

  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the Market.

  • Understand Pulte Concepts, especially TCGs, and how the needs and wants of the consumer relate to Division projects.

  • Communicate market dynamics to the local team and make recommendations in a clear, concise, and impactful way.

  • Contribute to the creation and sharing of best practices for use across the company

  • Staff, trains, develops, and mentors employees.

  • Design, implement, and support programs that will ensure the highest quality end product are achieved while meeting and/or exceeding target financial goals.

  • Acts as a construction liaison to other functions and divisions within the Company, the community, and construction/development industry groups.

  • Participates in strategic and tactical planning on the departmental and community level.

  • Oversees the estimated job cost projection, general bid, pricing update, contracts, and purchase order processes as directed by company policy and management direction.

  • Prepares, and/or manages, and operates within approved budgets established for all departments under Construction Operations. Monitors and protects company assets.

  • Accountable for the completion of construction projects on time, within budget, and within quality standards, to meet business performance expectations.

SCOPE: (decision making, size of the organization, budgetary, etc.)

  • Decision Impact: Individual/Department

  • Department Responsibility: None

  • Budgetary Responsibility: No

  • Direct Reports: No

  • Indirect Reports: No


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • Advanced degree strongly preferred (i.e., MBA or Master’s degree in Real Estate or Urban Planning)


  • Related Functional Experience: Minimum 4-6 years of real estate or planning experience with deep analytical and structured problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to manage a wide range of responsibilities from complex problem solving and influencing key decision makers, to training teams on new tools and coaching analyst resources who may or may not be direct reports.

  • Exhibit confidence with an adaptable, consultative style, knowing how to present opinions constructively, knowing when to defer to others, and being able to influence without direct authority.

  • Highly analytical and financially astute, with sound business judgment and creativity in both solving problems and devising potential solutions.

  • Must be able to translate raw data into meaningful insights to facilitate business strategy decisions that are practical and relevant.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a direct, tactful style and good listening skills.

  • Solid project management capabilities; comfort working under deadlines and producing key deliverables; high attention to detail.

  • Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint capabilities and familiarity with database/reporting tools such as MS Access and Tableau.

  • Travel will vary and is estimated to range from 5% – 30%


  • $121,000 - $148,000 per year


  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance


  • PTO & Holidays

  • Performance Based Bonuses

  • 401(k) with Company Matching

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

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PulteGroup Employee Benefits

At PulteGroup, we believe that our people are what makes us a great place to work and we strive to meet their health and welfare needs with a competitive suite of benefit offerings designed for their unique lifestyles.

  • Comprehensive, Flexible and Affordable Healthcare Coverage Options

  • Supplemental Healthcare Coverage Opportunities

  • PTO and Work/Life Benefits

  • Health Advocacy and Wellness

  • Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Education and Employee Assistance Programs

  • Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Benefits

  • Mortgage Financing Discounts through Pulte Mortgage

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