Research Analyst - Analytics and Big Data

Research Analyst - London, United Kingdom

Ref: 56Tuesday 23 February 2021

Research Analyst -  Analytics and Big Data

A global leader in market intelligence and advisory services aligned to consumer technology and IT has an opportunity for a Research Analyst, or Senior Research Analyst to join their UK headquarters in London and provide insight, commentary and thought leadership around the use of analytics and Big Data. The role will undertake a mix of custom research on behalf of clients and working to a pre-planned research agenda. 

The primary responsibilities and objectives of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking multiple concurrent research projects, typically 3-4 per quarter
  • Participation in the definition of the research agenda
  • The production of reports and thought leadership pieces that centre on the deployment of Big Data as part of business strategy and decision making processes
  • Leveraging the expertise of an internal network of analysts who are dispersed across the globe
  • Working in conjunction with both sales and consulting teams on customer focused projects and pitches

Suitable candidates for this role will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • A strong understanding of the use of the use of big data and analytics as part of a business strategy (rather than at granular level)
  • A demonstrable knowledge of the key industry tools, players, trends and overall landscape for Big Data and analytics
  • Ideally, candidates will have come from a background in market intelligence or a similar research based firm, but candidates from industry will also be strongly considered
  • The ability to create engaging reports and thought leadership pieces, and to participate in media related work
  • Strong customer facing, networking and engagement skills.
  • An existing network of contacts in the big data and analytics space