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Research Lead

£50,000-£80,000 per annumLondon


Murray McIntosh is delighted to be partnering with an organisation that specialises in the built environment, with a key focus on sustainability.

They are currently looking for a research professional to lead their efforts in providing market intelligence and strategic economic research to identify, evaluate, and monitor elements that may impact business operations, as well as to provide their clients with the information they require to make critical decisions.

As the sole economist within the organisation, you must be a self-starter, able to take ownership of key projects and confident in holding your own in discussions. As this function evolves, there is an exciting opportunity to grow the team in the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Tracking economic trends in the UK, as well as different economies and markets
  • Conducting research regarding labour economics, econometric research to explain economic trends in the built environment industry
  • Providing input on strategic development of the organisation
  • Preparing reports, papers and presentations to communicate analysis and finding to clients and other key stakeholders
  • Speaking at external events to raise the organisation's profile

Required skills:

  • A qualification in economics and/or relevant experience in a research role
  • Strong communications skills, with experience leading presentations
  • Demonstrable experience providing analysis, insights and reports
  • An understanding of micro and macro-economic theory models as they relate to the built environment market analysis
  • Strong quantitative skills, including an understanding of data and empirical analysis techniques

The organisation are based in London and work predominantly in the office.

Murray McIntosh is proud to be an equal opportunity agency on behalf of its clients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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