We're embarking on a team build on behalf of one of the UK's largest retailers. They're looking to bring in-house a more robust research and insight capability. This has been kicked off following a number of high-profile acquisitions, recognising the need to upskill their knowledge around the customer and the perception of the newly evolved organisation.
There's a number of positions available in the team, each looking after different aspects of what is a very complex, multi-faceted organisation.
You will be reporting to one of the divisional Senior Managers and joining an existing, and relatively sizable, research capability which supports key decision making in the business through actionable, data driven insights.
These Research and Insight Executive positions will all be mixed methodology based, handling both qual and quant based projects.
They support the business understanding things such as:
So you can see there's going to be lots of scope for variety, and many ways to have a meaningful impact on the business too.
You will be working with both primary and secondary sources, including market data from the likes of Neilsen, GFK and Dunnhumby.
There will be a need to have solid Excel skills, both for manipulating data and creating dashboards.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
This is a retailer who's gone from strength to strength in recent years. The organisation has grown, a lot, through M&A activity. Their data and insight functions have consistently seen solid investment too, developing an incredibly strong analytics and data science function just last year, insourcing a lot of elements previously handled by 3rd party agencies. Now it's the turn of their research function. Looking to appoint 6 people with this hiring campaign across the salary spectrum detailed below. The aim, to help create a best-in-class research engine, putting the customer at the heart of decision making, helping them to become one of the most customer obsessed retailers in the UK.
These will be head office based roles. Plugging into their marketing and commercial/category teams, giving the customer a voice where it counts and can make a real difference. You will be that voice, acting as the customer champion and helping the business succeed in what is a highly competitive and dynamic environment.
Role title - Research & Insight Executive - Retail
Location - London
Salary - £30,000 - 45,000 base (dependent on experience)
Benefits - Bonus, pension, healthcare, life assurance and lots of sundry benefits.
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