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Senior Retail Insight Consultant


CACI has been a pioneer in the marketing industry since its inception in the 1970s. The business has grown to a £100m company employing 800 people in the UK. CACI Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of its US parent, CACI Inc., a £3bn company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

CACI leads in the business transformation space, providing services to both the private and public sector. We have an excellent reputation in the markets we operate in. We support our clients with first class service, unrivalled domain expertise, innovative propositions and leading-edge technological solutions.

CACI operates in all major sectors including Financial Services, Telco, Utilities, Publishing and Media, Retail, Leisure and Automotive.

About the Business Division

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 developers, investors, asset managers and local authorities. Our team of over 20 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 a retail destination’s life cycle.

The team have carried out projects throughout the world on a wide range of assets including high streets, shopping centres, retail parks and outlet centres. For more information please refer to our website (www.caci.co.uk/property).

Our people are what really make us different. We are a growing and dynamic group of around 20 data scientists and commercially savvy consultants, passionate, progressive and unafraid of challenge; our mission is to use data-driven insight to make a commercial difference.

About the Role

In the last few years, the Property Consulting Group at CACI have experienced significant double digit growth in consulting revenues; to support this continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Senior Retail Insight Consultant to join us at the CACI UK Headquarters in Kensington.

The Senior Consultant will manage and deliver a variety of projects and accounts providing strategic recommendations, bespoke analysis and consultancy services, including:

  • Retail impact analysis & feasibility studies
  • Tenant mix assessment & recommendations
  • Customer behaviour analysis
  • Sales forecasts
  • Floorspace capacity assessment
  • Competitive positioning
  • Marketing strategies

The successful candidate is expected to take on the management of key accounts and projects within the Property Consulting Group. This will involve writing proposals in response to client requests, dealing with day to day client queries and overseeing analysts carrying out technical analysis. The candidate is also expected to carry out analysis themselves across a wide range of project areas.

The candidate must have proven experience in client management, problem solving, taking ownership of projects from inception to completion, ensuring high analytical standards, clear conclusions and prompt delivery.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the commercial growth of the team by utilising their experience and potentially contacts from across the industry. The role involves significant contact with external parties including representatives of the client, key project team professionals (typically planners, property agents and marketing advisers) and other stakeholders (e.g. potential occupiers, local authorities and investors).

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the UK and Europe’s leading retail destinations, making recommendations that go up to the highest levels.

Full training will be given to the successful applicant. Property Consulting Group supports individual development and career progression through a comprehensive learning and development framework of key analytical and professional skills training.

About you

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, in a subject with high numerical content (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or Geography)
  • Excellent written/verbal English
  • Good inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate technical results to non-technical individuals
  • Proven experience in presenting reports and conclusions to a senior audience
  • Proven experience in managing complex projects and large accounts
  • The ability to draw on their industry experience to contribute to thought leadership and PR
  • The ability to distil conclusions from statistical outputs
  • Good understanding of Excel
  • Good understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Be experienced in the retail property sector
  • An excellent understanding of the UK retail landscape
  • Knowledge of GIS software and its applications
  • Understanding of statistical modelling techniques
  • Knowledge of BI dashboard tools such as QlikView/Qliksense or Tableau

About the Benefits

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.


All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis


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.