Research Lead – Technology Innovation in Retail

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    Up to £75,000 base plus bonuses

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    8 months ago

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    Tim Palmer

Research Lead – Technology Innovation in Retail
A senior or lead Research Analyst is sought by a global leader market intelligence and research firm that is aligned to IT and Consumer Technology. In this role the successful candidate will take a leadership role within the retail technology research and advisory function and the research agenda will cover topics specific to technology that supports innovation, consumer strategy and omni-channel retailing.
The core objectives and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Be a subject matter expert and thought leader in IT for retail
  • Lead a team of less experienced analysts
  • Devise and deliver an annual research agenda and deliver on bespoke research projects
  • Client engagements as an advisor and a subject matter expert
  • Assuming the role of “thought leader” and presenting at related industry events in the UK and Europe
  • Ensuring that the team meets required standards in terms of research methodologies and outputs
Suitable candidates will be required to have the following experience and skills
  • Considerable experience within the retail technology sector gained from a research, consulting or client side role
  • Highly developed research skills and the ability to create and present insightful outputs
  • The ability to lead and mentor a team of research analysts
  • Comfortable interacting with clients (typically C-Level) and in presenting to audiences
  • A degree would be beneficial, but is not essential