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Senior Research Executive

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the last few years, the Property Consulting Group at CACI have experienced significant growth in the amount of primary research we are conducting. This could be anything from face-to-face surveys, online surveys or qualitative research. To support this continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Senior Research Executive to join us at the CACI UK Headquarters in Kensington, London.
The consultant will be responsible for managing all of the research that the team carry out. On average we conduct approximately 250 surveys each year across a range of clients including Westfield, intu, British Land, Hammerson, The Crown Estate and Grosvenor. The role will involve managing the research process from taking the brief from the client to working with one of our project managers to ensure the research we are carrying out is appropriate.
A large part of the role will also include innovating and evolving the way that we conduct research, suggesting new methods of both quantitative and qualitative research that we can adopt.

The role will include:

  • Manage and track multiple concurrent customer research projects across CACI’s portfolio of property clients
  • Work with our Business Operations Manager to acquire and negotiate quotes and project timings with market research partners
  • Lead on designing question-sets with clients and acquiring all details needed for fieldwork
  • Liaise with research partners to set up research projects, and track fieldwork progress to ensure all runs smoothly
  • Maintaining partnerships with suppliers and leading performance reviews in order to drive efficiency
  • Coming up with innovative solutions to answering client queries and suggesting new quantitative and qualitative research methods that we can adopt.

CORE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate, as well as being a highly motivated self-starter, will have the following skills:

  • Educated to at least degree level at 2:1 or above
  • Excellent written/verbal English
  • Have a high attention to detail, and excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to multi-task, quickly jumping from one project to another
  • Have excellent communication skills, with an ability to engage stakeholders of all levels
  • Be a problem-solver
  • Be proficient with MS Office
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, the retail sector

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working in market research in the retail or FMCG sector
  • MRS certified

TRAINING & REWARDS

We have a range of benefits on offer to support our employees not only through their day to day well-being but also to foster their future career growth.

We have a comprehensive list of schemes ranging from pension plans to health and wellness policies, in addition you can opt into a selection of flexible benefits to meet your personal needs.
Learning and development is a top priority for us, and we have built a wide-ranging framework which has an extensive list of soft skills and technical workshops/training internally on offer to meet your growth needs.
We also understand the importance of knowing your colleagues, providing regular opportunities to share with, learn from and collaborate with colleagues across the team and division, amongst many other social events throughout the year.

ABOUT THE PROPERTY CONSULTING GROUP

CACI’s Property Consulting Group is one of the largest independent research advisors in the UK, working in partnership with the UK and Europe’s leading landlords, developers, investors, asset managers and local authorities. 
Our team of over 30 consultants have carried out projects throughout the world on a wide range of assets including high streets, shopping centres and outlet centres, and more recently have expanded into residential, office and mixed-use developments. Projects could include anything from working with a leasing department of a shopping centre to advise on the brand mix, to working with residential house builders telling them what types of homes to build in a specific location.
Our consultants act as trusted advisors to our clients, using CACI’s bespoke products and market leading expertise in consumer value, lifestyle habits and shopping patterns to deliver an optimised customer centric strategy on all aspects of their assets.
Our people are what really make us different. We are a growing and dynamic group of data scientists and commercially savvy consultants, passionate, progressive and unafraid of challenge; our mission is to use datadriven insight to make a commercial difference.
For more information please refer to our website (www.caci.co.uk/property).

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please email a copy of your up to date CV to John Platt jplatt@caci.co.uk

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Headquartered in London, CACI is a £100m, wholly owned subsidiary of CACI Inc., a £4bn company listed on the NYSE.
CACI's marketing solutions are based on both an in-depth understanding of individual consumer behaviour, as well as expertise on how geographical locations (towns, shopping centres, individual stores) influence the way consumers buy products and services.
CACI offers a combination of data, software and consultancy. Data products cover a range of individual, household and postcode level consumer classifications, including the market leading Acorn classification, as well as information on income, expenditure and more.