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Research Analyst

We are seeking a part-time Analyst to provide residential research for our offices in Scotland.
Based in our Edinburgh office and will provide research analysis across the Scottish residential markets.  This is a new role and represents an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual to help shape, develop and expand the Scottish research programme.
The successful candidate will work alongside our residential property teams in Edinburgh, Perth, Banchory and Inverness to furnish them with their research requirements.  Work will be carried out across a number of disciplines, including second hand sales, New Homes and Planning & Development.  The role will involve collation and analysis of data in Excel, the presentation of findings in various relevant graphic formats, analysis of trends and delivery of the findings and insight on a quarterly basis within Strutt & Parker, the property industry and to the general public through the media.  The role will also involve the collation and analysis of secondary data and information for specific research projects.
While the role is based in Edinburgh, it will involve working closely with our London-based research team at our Head Office in London to ensure alignment and best in class research provision.  It will also be important to develop a close working relationship with our in-house PR officers, both in Scotland and London, thereby enabling findings to be published across various media.
The role will initially be for two days a week.  The aim is to grow this into a full-time position in due course.
Candidates will need:
  • To demonstrate experience of working with complex databases and manipulating large volumes of data.
  • An ability to collate/aggregate and input data from multiple sources, both accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • To be highly proficient/advanced in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • To have an understanding of and/or interest in data and markets across a variety of property sectors.
  • Excellent communication and project/time management skills.
  • To be highly proficient in numeracy skills and statistical analysis methods.
  • To be Degree educated in property, economics, geography, finance or another related subject.
  • To be forward thinking in terms of the use of innovative data and research solutions to business challenges.
  • Experience in property would be a benefit but is not essential.

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