Market Research Analyst - CA - El Segundo
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Market Research Analyst
CA - El Segundo

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 38 markets in 8 states across the nation.

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, with more than 600,000 homes delivered since our founding in 1957. We operate in 38 markets in eight states, primarily serving first-time and first move-up homebuyers, as well as second move-up and active adults. We are differentiated in offering customers the ability to personalize what they value most in their home, from choosing their lot, floor plan, and exterior, to selecting design and décor choices in our KB Home Studios. In addition, our industry leadership in sustainability helps to lower the cost of homeownership for our buyers compared to a typical resale home. We take a broad approach to sustainability, encompassing energy efficiency, water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart home capabilities and waste reduction. KB Home is the first national builder to have earned awards under all of the U.S. EPA's homebuilder programs - ENERGY STAR®, WaterSense® and Indoor airPLUS®.

JOB SUMMARY:  SURVEY CUSTOMER PREFERENCES AND STATISTICAL DATA IN ORDER TO SUPPORT INTERNAL CUSTOMERS DURING THEIR DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES REGARDING LAND ACQUISITION, PRODUCT DESIGN, AND PRICING STRATEGY.  ANALYZE QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DATA, TRENDS, STRATEGIES AND COMPETITION IN SUPPORT OF BUSINESS MODEL.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Custom ad hoc analysis of internal and external databases using a variety of software tools.
  • Provide support in the market survey process by drafting the questionnaire, creating the mail-out sample, and coordinating with the fielding company.  Provide and maintain project statistics for the market survey, including tracking fieldwork metrics, response rates, survey costs, and usage.  Preliminary analysis and creation of the survey presentation findings; custom analyses under direction of manager/director.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly/quarterly reports (market share, resale activity, community traffic and buyer profiles, etc.)
  • Manage departmental share site and online data reporting tool; coordinate data uploads, training users, control access, administer user accounts, and provide user support.
  • Simplify complex data into a user-friendly format using Tableau software, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Conduct secondary research tracking industry trends and providing a framework for KB's primary research

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
Bachelor's Degree  or equivalent work experience required 

Experience 
3-4 years of work experience in business analysis, data management, and/or market research

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills demonstrating an ability to collect data, analyze trends, draw conclusions
  • Advanced proficiency in SPSS (creating datasets, formatting variables, statistical analysis), Excel (charting, pivot tables), PowerPoint, and Tableau (creating dashboards)
  • Understanding of statistics and database concepts 
  • Detail oriented, well organized and able to assume responsibilities for project deliverables with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment

Work Requirements 
Office in Builder Services location
Conduct business in a professional and ethical manner to potential buyers, trade partners, and coworkers to reinforce goodwill and profitability for the company





Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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