Senior Director Feasibility & Investment Analysis – Hilton – Singapore


Hilton is a leading global hospitality company| with a portfolio of 17 world-
class brands comprising more than 5|700 properties and more than 923|000 rooms
in 113 countries and territories. Our business model is fee-based| capital
efficient| and highly resilient with tremendous growth potential around the
world – resulting in opportunities for our team members and premium returns
for our hotel owners and shareholders.
The Feasibility & Investment Analysis (FIA) team is the official underwriting
group at Hilton| a pillar in the development process by providing consistent|
unbiased analysis and fulfilling a governance role. The team is anchored by
sound judgment| superior knowledge| exemplary professionalism| and exceptional
technical skills.
As a Senior Director| Feasibility & Investment Analysis| you will manage th

APAC Feasibility & Investment Analysis team| and effectively manage th

group|s stakeholder relationships in the APAC region. The position require

the successful candidate to have solid team leadership skills| effectiv

time-| and project management| show enthusiasm for collaborations with other
departments| and be able to operate with a sense of urgency and discipline.

What will I be doing?

As the Senior Director| Feasibility & Investment Analysis – Asia Pacific| you
will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest

Oversee and administer feasibility and investment analysis process for all hotel projects in the APAC region (currently| team members are based in Singapore and Shanghai); prioritize projects based on their deadlines and level of importance.
Work closely with SVP| Development – APAC on prioritizing deals across the region| in line with the Development strategy.
Provide an independent| objective and unbiased perspective to executive management for decision-making purposes.
Establish risk-adjusted parameters for evaluating corporate investment in hotel projects and the value of fees from development deals.
Hire| train and supervise team members in accomplishing the group|s objectives.
Prepare and communicate (in written and oral formats) market and feasibility analysis| financial/valuation analysis| research and due diligence support for the development| asset management| disposition| operations and finance functions.
Provide analytical support for development and rollout of new brands in the region.
Coordinate the submission of Investment Committee Documents from the APAC region.
Assist in underwriting of investment and lease restructuring projects related to real estate and asset management activities within the APAC region in cooperation with the relevant Hilton teams.
Handle Human Resource functions of the department.
Provide analysis to Executive Management| Accounting| Operations| and/or Finance departments.
Review and opine on analysis prepared by operations and other areas of the company.
Participate in presentations to outside developers| owners| and joint venture (JV) partners.

What are we looking for?

A Senior Director| Feasibility & Investment Analysis – Asia Pacific serving
Hilton Brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other
Team Members. To successfully fill this role| you should maintain the
attitude| behaviors| skills| and values that follow:

Required Qualifications:

Solid leadership skills| ability to effectively manage a team in a fast-moving environment.

Ability to identify candidates for vacant roles (when needed)| hire| mentor and train team members.
Excellent written and verbal communication and comprehension skills| including the ability to clearly explain complex analytical topics to a wide audience who may or may not be familiar with analytics or the subject matter.
Ability to effectively communicate with senior management of the APAC office| embracing a team player role with other departments.
Ability to demonstrate initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple| concurrent demands and appropriately prioritize responsibilities and assign projects; effectively communicate with clients (internal and external).
Solid understanding of valuation of real estate| and ability to apply principles of corporate finance.
Working knowledge of Uniform System of Accounts for Hotels.
Understanding of principles of highest and best use and land economics.
Solid knowledge of hotel industry brands.
Ability to manipulate financial spreadsheet software| word processing| database software| and mapping software| strong knowledge of Excel modeling.
4 year undergraduate degree in hotel administration or business/finance| or a BA degree supplemented with a MBA.
7+ years combined previous experience in feasibility| consulting| valuation| asset management or development.
Prior experience with managing a team.
Able to travel 40%

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition to the required work experience| a 2+ years of experience in hotel operations is preferred but not required.
Experience in real estate & asset management| and/or development.
Strong negotiation skills and familiarity with hotel leases| joint ventures and related commercial structures.

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!