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Research Analyst

Salary £28,000 - £32,000
Location London, Richmond
Role Analyst
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
In this Research Analyst role, you will be involved in carrying out international primary and secondary research, analysing data and report writing. If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, apply now!

Looking for Junior Analyst jobs, Graduate Finance jobs and Research opportunities in London? A global research and consulting firm is now looking for a personable, network-oriented individual to join their London team - apply today!

Company profile - Retail Banking Consultancy

In this Research Analyst role, you will be joining a strategic research and consulting firm with three decades of experience in the retail banking industry. They are widely recognised as the leading provider of strategic research and consulting services to organisations active in the areas of banking and retail automation, ATMs, cards and payments. They have an impressive portfolio of clients, with over 31,000 contacts on their database including American Express, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Merill Lynch, Barclays and conduct research in over 180 countries.

Their research is independent and specialised, leveraging an extensive network of experts around the world. They publish detailed, industry-leading, strategic market research reports. Their consulting is facts-based and analytically rigorous, something that clearly sets them apart from other firms. They support their clients with information, analysis and advice that allows them to make better, more informed, decisions.

Job description - Research Analyst

In this Research Analyst role, you will be involved in carrying out international primary and secondary research, including surveys, executive interviews, analysis of data and statistics and report writing. The work is both quantitative and qualitative and will varied as you will be involved in reports, consulting, newsletters and conference activities.

Successful candidates will typically have a mix of strong communication, writing and numerical skills, and the ability to build relationships with research contacts around the world. You will have significant individual responsibility while working as part of larger project teams. As you build your career within the business, you will gain increased project manager responsibilities. You will acquire knowledge of and insight into the latest developments in banking and retail automation, cards and payments plus a wide range of research and strategy consulting skills.

Please note: You must be able to speak a second language to be successful in this role.

Key responsibilities - Research Analyst

In this Research Analyst role, your responsibilities will involve:

  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative research on market trends concerning retail banking and payments systems and producing forecasts for market performance
  • Sourcing contacts for expert interviews, conducting interviews and using information gained from interviews to inform my data analysis.
  • Managing a research portfolio of several countries, including maintaining databases of information sources and presenting research findings to client teams in these countries
  • Strengthening relationships with existing industry contacts and building new relationships with experts identified
  • Opportunity to be involved in writing newsletters for their bulletin

Job requirements - Research Analyst

  • 1+ years experience in a customer or client-facing role
  • Fluent in another language
  • 2:1 or above at university
  • Demonstrable skill in carrying out research with a logical approach
  • A good understanding of the business world
  • An interest in banking and finance would be highly beneficial
  • Diligent and proactive with a resourceful nature
  • Good writing and numerical skills
  • The ability to work well within a team, under pressure and with a positive attitude

Benefits of the job - Research Analyst

  • An excellent starting salary of £28,000 - £36,000, depending on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday, extra day added for each year you have been there
  • Flexible career and development path, with opportunities to gain a wide range of transferable skills
  • Beautiful office in Richmond! Near great bars and restaurants!
  • Flexible working after three months.
  • Fun and inclusive working culture

Looking for Research Assistant jobs, Graduate Analyst jobs and data-focused opportunities in London? Want to kickstart your research career at a top consulting firm? Apply for this Research Analyst job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Anna Bainbridge
Recruitment Consultant