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Capital & Space Management has an outstanding opportunity for a Capital Resources Business Analyst to be responsible for business process analysis, information requirements management, data gathering, analyses, reporting, and recommendations for capital and space-related proposals and works within a complex environment to reveal impacts, programmatic and financial, related to space. This individual will develop competing scenarios for leadership's consideration, monitor and track results from past allocations, and create reports on all relevant metrics and proposals while collaborating with UW colleagues and external consultants regarding the UW's capital assets and physical space.
The Capital Resources Business Analyst will be instrumental in providing requirements and analysis to create effective and reusable tools, metrics, scoring, and reports that identify and support the delivery of strategic opportunities while bringing transparency to the varying array of proposals the division receives. To find opportunities, the Capital Resources Business Analyst draws data (from the UW's financial, payroll, grant awards, institutional, facilities, capital projects, and space systems), researches trends and peer findings, and balances the data-informed prospects with institutional priorities, programmatic needs, risk analyses, and the nuances associated with near term and long range facilities planning and management.
The successful candidate will be a self-driven, motivated, highly analytical problem solver who is equally comfortable leading requirements workshops, developing relationships, finding new paths, and digging into complex programming documents as well as flat data. The scope of work for this position is diverse and extensive. The Capital & Space Management organization plans and manages the capital resources for approximately 650 acres of land with 18 million gross square feet of space across the UW Seattle campus. 130 acres of land with 700,000 gross square feet of space for UW Bothell, and 30 acres of land and 735,000 gross square feet of space for UW Tacoma, in addition to the UW's extensive off-campus portfolio of owned and commercially leased facilities and space. The UW's biennial capital budget is typically $800M and its current six-year capital plan targets spending approximately $2.5B.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Analysis, Reporting and Metrics 70%
Design and implement standard capital planning proposal metrics, forms, gathering techniques, reports, tools, and analysis for all major and minor capital proposals for the UW Enterprise;
Create and support standard space management reports, metrics, gathering techniques, and analysis outlining utilization, density, occupancy, costs, revenues, across schools/colleges/units and by types of space for UW Seattle;
Develop visualization reports outlining complex financial, land, facilities, space and occupancy considerations for diverse audiences;
Develop and define cost and revenue per square foot information based on business components: capital investment strategies, facilities, spaces, occupants, and business functions;
Create, monitor and track results and create utilization and scorecard reports on all relevant metrics;
Establish analysis tools for integrating business component data sets with UW business goals as outlined in the UW Sustainable Academic Business Plan;
Research and apply peer institution and local business market benchmarks for focused analyses;
Present and provide business case recommendations based on provided information, institutional analysis, cost benefit analysis, options, and strategies;
Define and maintain annual UW-wide capital plan and facilities and space facts executive summary;
Collaborate and lead discussions with business/space data applications owners across the university to understand their requirements and pain points around the capital planning and space management processes and allocations;
Work across units and campuses to collect and integrate capital proposal information and space data, envisioning new ways for the University to manage our information and data while supporting current needs;
Collaborate with the Capital & Space Management team, in conjunction with other units, to manage and prioritize requirements in alignment with Capital Planning & Development roadmap;
Create and provide training sessions for school/college/units to help them understand and effectively use new and existing tools and information.
Serve as point of contact for information management and data meetings and committee
Participate in CPD and University-wide meetings and committees
May supervise a Program Coordinator and/or student intern(s) working on special assignments
Perform special assignments and other duties as assigned
| Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Real Estate, Finance, Planning, Public Policy, Construction Management or other related field and 5 years equivalent work experience |
Analytical problem solver, self-motivated, self-starter, demonstrated leadership skills, perseverance and drive for results.
Experience leading or directly supporting significant business process improvement efforts that result in significantly matured information management practices.
Demonstrated experience with collecting, managing, and reconciling requirements across diverse stakeholders in a complex environment.
Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, collaborate in a complex environment, and complete projects accurately and in a timely manner.
Strong written, verbal, and visualization communication skills.
Experience working with complex, disparate data sources and data management.
Experience working in planning sessions with variables in timing, funding availability, funding constraints.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, with focus on creating complex Excel spreadsheets.
Proficiency with visualization reporting software.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
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