Research Consultant

Location
England,London
Salary
£33000 - £44000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Ref
HJK873592
Contact
Henry Jarlett
Job Discipline
Insight
Experience Level
Analyst
Sectors
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Research Consultant - German Speaker Required

Strategic management consultancy who provides some of the largest retail financial services institutions globally (e.g. retail banks, payment card networks and payment service providers, FinTech companies) with innovative, evidence-led insight.

For this purpose, they have a well-established and dedicated Insight team focused on tracking and anticipating the key trends for their global clients. Using their commercial mind-set and creativity they turn data and insight into ready-to-use knowledge that informs, or transforms client's marketing strategy.

Key elements of the role:
*Providing insight into markets and competitors through the research of published industry analysis sources and the interviewing of industry experts, suppliers and competitors
*Conducting in-depth interviews with market experts, key players customers and prospects (B2B) and building a network of contacts to engage with
*Adopting a range of approaches such as analysing scarce business intelligence to seize opportunities for our clients
*Presentation creation by drawing sound conclusions and communicating these effectively internally and externally
*Managing small research projects or small parts of more complex projects

What they are looking for:
*An ambitious and commercially aware Consultant with established desk and primary research skills, ideally with experience of the Financial Services sector
*Experience in a research or consulting environment on the agency side, conducting primary and secondary research and creating insightful client recommendations
*Complete fluency in English, one opening for this role requires complete fluency in German
*Experience in primary research (in particular in-depth interviews) from a market research or consultancy environment
*A good grasp of modern business and marketing language
*Strong interpersonal skills, team player, self-motivated and driven to deliver
*A demonstrable interest in Financial Services
*Experience in using Excel and in creating compelling PowerPoint presentations and delivering them confidently to clients
*Able to demonstrate great attention to detail, including precise written English
*The consultant must be enthusiastic but also diplomatic

What they offer:
*A dynamic work environment within a diverse and passionate team
*A high level of responsibility and ownership
*Exposure to all stages of a project and client-facing opportunities
*Challenging work with blue-chip financial services clients globally
*A platform to contribute your own ideas from day one and progress quickly
*Work closely across different levels and with senior project leaders
*An atmosphere where teamwork and high performance are rewarded
*Bonus, training opportunities, a matched contribution pension scheme
*Life assurance, private medical and travel insurance and cycle to work scheme

Starting salary is £33,000 - £44,000 per annum dependent on experience.

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