Senior Analyst, Economic Analysis, Real Estate
Research, Strategy & Portfolio

Maternity leave replacement – 12 months


Ivanhoé Cambridge is a world-class real estate company that leverages its high-level expertise in all aspects of real estate including investment, development, asset management, leasing and operations, to deliver an optimal return for its investors.

Through its multiple subsidiaries, its assets in more than 20 countries are valued at over Cdn$35 billion as at December 31, 2012. Ivanhoé Cambridge is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers.
Specific accountabilities:
The duties of the Senior Analyst, Economic Analysis, Real Estate, include participation in analyzing and monitoring the economic and financial context in support of the Chief, Market Strategies, and in identifying strategies for investment, arbitrage or strategic repositioning for both geographic real estate markets and products on public and private markets; he or she analyzes the markets driving investment projects and closely monitors real estate markets where the Company holds its main assets (Canada, United States, France, England, Germany, Brazil and China) as well as in other important target countries. The incumbent identifies investment opportunities based on both real estate fundamentals and the analysis of capital markets.
  • Advise, in collaboration with the Chief, Market Strategies, and the Senior Economist, the immediate supervisor on opportunities arising from market inefficiencies caused by regulatory changes, opportunities for arbitrage, or short-term or structural conditions in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Produce, in collaboration with other team members, quarterly market analyses (economy and real estate) to inform senior management about the situation in every market where Ivanhoé Cambridge holds assets or is considering investing.
  • Produce, in collaboration with the Chief, Market Strategies, capital market analyses (flow of capital and competition), specifically by monitoring institutional investors and publicly traded real estate companies.
  • Coordinate the gathering of information for the SharePoint portal used by the research department and for economic analysis.
  • Produce analytical reports on market issues based on analyses prepared by the Senior Economist and verify these by accurately evaluating actual conditions to inform the assumptions used for investment subscription purposes; make recommendations about real estate markets based on regional macroeconomic analysis.
Key requirements
  • Master’s degree in economy, real estate or another relevant field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the institutional real estate investment sector.
  • Skill in the statistical modelling and processing of data considered an asset.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills, self-motivated, intellectual curiosity and the ability to analyze and summarize.
  • Dynamic, sense of initiative, critical thinking, approachable and result-oriented.
  • Team spirit and commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Excellent spoken and written French.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
If you are interested by this challenge, please submit your resume.
A professional and appealing environment! 
Ivanhoé Cambridge has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Employers in Canada. We value the importance of human resources, which is why we provide a stimulating professional environment where integrity and respect, the drive to outperform, service excellence, teamwork and innovation are highly valued.