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Senior Consultant

Business Division

Location Strategy & Analytics

Key responsibilities

This position is an opportunity to join a technically accomplished team of Data Scientists and Analysts in a wide-ranging role combining technical project work, consultancy services, project management and sales support.
CACI’s location planning team work on a wide variety of projects across the retail, leisure, finance, property and public sectors in the UK and internationally.  Project work may include building statistical/mathematical models, using predictive/forecasting techniques and performing in-depth geographical analysis. This ultimately leads to providing recommendations, bespoke analysis and consultancy services to enable our clients to enhance and develop their location and customer strategies. 
The successful candidate is likely to be someone with demonstrable experience of consumer analytics, examining store/branch performance and modelling consumer behaviour.  A good knowledge of the UK geography is required; as is an understanding of statistical modelling techniques and awareness of issues affecting high street and consumer led businesses would also be an advantage.
The role requires good problem solving and numerical skills aligned with an ability to be pragmatic and apply knowledge of retail and geography to ensure recommendations are practical and in-line with client objectives.  A high degree of client contact will be involved from the outset and therefore candidates should have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and be comfortable presenting to senior audiences.

Core skills, knowledge, experience required

  • Educated to at least degree level in a subject with high numerical content (e.g. mathematics, applied statistics, operational research, economics, engineering, geography)
  • Genuine interest in pursuing a career in the following areas:  location planning consultancy, retail location strategy, demographic/customer analysis/insight
  • Experience in designing, building and calibrating Mathematical or Statistical models
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills (Access is also desirable but not essential)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of UK geography 
  • Excellent written/verbal English

Desirable skills and experience

  • Exposure to and/or appreciation of GIS software and its applications
  • Knowledge of the UK retail landscape
  • Knowledge of BI dashboard tools such as QlikView, Tableau or Power BI is an advantage
  • Knowledge of SAS, SPSS or similar statistical package, and/or other programming experience (e.g. VBA, SQL)
  • Additional foreign languages would be useful

About the business division

The Location Strategy & Analytics team, based in our head office in Kensington, London, is responsible for delivering geographically based analysis and insight to clients.  We provide consultancy, tools and recommendations to help our clients develop an optimal locational strategy fitting their customer base, operational requirements, business drivers and company objectives.  Projects typically last between a week to 6 months, ranging from performance analysis and customer profiling and understanding through to the development of fully customised spatial interaction models.  We work closely with our clients to ensure we understand their aims and objectives, incorporate their feedback and knowledge, and develop a solution to meet their business needs.  


If you feel you have something to offer, please send your CV and covering letter to Tom Hewer & James Stevens
Please note that CACI does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies. CACI only works with carefully selected recruiters and agencies who have signed CACI’s standard recruitment agreement. If a recruiter  or agency submits a CV or candidate to CACI, absent a signed agreement, CACI will not pay (or consider payment of) any referral or recruiter fee or any other type of compensation. CACI and its hiring managers reserve the right to use, pursue and/or hire any such CV(s) and candidate(s) at any time, without any financial or other obligation to the recruiter or agency.