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Strategist - Tech Research Insights (O910621)

London

Consultancy

Excellent base salary and benefits package, commensurate with seniority of the role

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Overview

Our Client is a leading international business and research consultancy focused on providing their clients with a competitive advantage in their given market sectors through strategic insights.

As they grow their London office, they require an outstanding Management Consulting professional to join them in a senior role as Strategist.

Role Profile

The Strategist is a critical role, upon which the success of the company's projects rests on translating data and insights from a variety of sources into actionable commercial recommendations.

You will combine analytical rigour with a storytelling ability and are able to structure thinking in a compelling way that persuades clients to take action and makes the complex seem simple, and an intuitive understanding of how and why people behave and are able to go beyond surface level insights to what is truly important. You'll have a sixth sense for the kinds of insights which have commercial relevance and are able to tailor your approach accordingly.

Key responsibilities & deliverables:

  • Project Management & Delivery
  • Designing and running bespoke research approaches for a variety of project engagement types
  • Project management
  • Management of recruiters, market researchers and local-language moderators
  • Creation of research materials, including discussion guides, stimuli and workshops
  • Desk research, and synthesis of third-party sources of insight
  • Leading interviews, groups and workshops
  • Synthesis and analysis
  • Delivering presentations

Person Profile

  • You will hold a top class degree
  • A* thinker-doer
  • 3+ years of experience in strategy consulting, strategic insights / research agencies or design agencies
  • Both B2B and B2C experience
  • Experience in managing multiple workstreams and their respective research components simultaneously
  • Experience in translating insights into commercial recommendations
  • Ability to balance words-pictures-numbers (with clear strength in one area)
  • Experience with qualitative methods (including depth-interviews, co-development / co-creation, ethnography, online)
  • Experience with data analysis and storytelling through data
  • Creative approach to research - able to adapt methodologies to different audience types and types of engagement
  • Ability to synthesise multiple research sources and deliver clear analysis
  • Absolute fluency in spoken and written English
  • Intelligent, elegant writer
  • Advanced PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills

Attitude factors sought

  • Ability to work under pressure, manage several tasks simultaneously and respond quickly to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to organise others
  • Uncommon attention to detail
  • Positive, 'can do' attitude, willing to come forward with ideas and suggestions for improvement
  • Proactive attitude and a maturity to know how to balance what often seem like conflicting priorities
  • Cooperative/good communicating skills/ability to interact at all levels
  • Takes pride in producing the best outputs possible
  • Passion for Tech, and the human drivers behind successful tech products and services

Desirable:

  • Fluency in any one of the following languages is a benefit: German, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, French

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