The Network Planner will lead market strategy and planning activities for a specified geography as part of ongoing efforts to optimize SunTrust’s branch network of 1250 branches and 2200 ATMs. The role will evaluate performance of existing network locations in addition to site selection for all physical channels (ATM, Branch, Teller Connect, etc.). The role will contribute to the development of franchise, market, and channel strategies and analytical capabilities while working closely Analytics and Execution partners to purposefully identify and execute branch closures, branch relocations, branch consolidations and de novo development within the planning process.
The Network Planner must be comfortable working collaboratively with multiple business partners (Finance, Corporate Real Estate, Branch Banking leadership, and other lines of business) and have the ability to identify, compile and assess branch performance and geospatial data to support network decisions. Have the ability to deliver sufficient network strategy development and tactical geospatial coaching to the broader team in order to deliver comprehensive plans for the firm’s top markets. Putting the network strategies and market plans into action while contributing to the lease renewal and capital expenditure processes.Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a relevant field.
•8 year’s work experience in the industry, working with specific GIS and analytical tools relative to the work area and industry-specific software/systems.
•In-depth understanding of GIS concepts, CRA, and modeling. Demonstrated ability to coach and draw conclusions from variant information sources.
•Demonstrated excellence in analysis, leadership, change management, project management, negotiation, persuasion, directing others, and communication.
•10+ years of geospatial analysis experience.
•Master’s degree in Geography, GIS or related field.
•Knowledge of GIS principals, theories and practices.
•Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS or similar GIS systems.
•Knowledge of the retail services test for Community Reinvestment Act.
•Proven track record of managing projects and delivering results.
•Experience in multiple facets of retail and / or banking distribution.
•Working knowledge of corporate real estate functions.
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