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Research Analyst

We are looking for bright, energetic and enthusiastic graduates to join our team in January 2017 as Research Analysts for 6 months.  If successful, you will be helping some of the UK and World’s leading companies solve their strategic issues, by understanding their markets and unlocking potential opportunities for growth. The workload will be extremely varied: One day, you could be helping an international company like Gap launch a new product or enter a new market, the next you could be working for a charity like the British Heart Foundation decide where to invest to unlock future growth.

Research Analyst activities and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Thinking strategically; identifying issues and forming hypotheses
  • Writing presentations
  • Conducting in-depth research via desktop and telephone
  • Researching thought leadership
  • Developing bespoke market sizes
  • Business development support

Your time with us will be extremely varied and highly demanding but, above all else, fun and rewarding. You will be working alongside other intelligent, motivated and sociable team members, who will guide and support you as you develop and apply your skills to diverse, interesting and inspiring commercial issues.

Candidate Specification

Successful candidates will have a track record of high academic achievement, with a minimum of a 2.1 degree in any subject.  They will enjoy facing and solving complex problems, and will be keen to take on new challenges. This role is an exciting opportunity for a graduate looking to gain a deeper understanding into business strategy and consulting.

While previous business experience is not essential, good communication skills and the ability to build a rapport with people are particularly valued, as is the ability to work in a deadline driven environment. As this role will be focused on telephone research, an excellent phone manner and confidence getting on the phone is essential.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Miss Jessica Cameron, Office Manager, at graduaterecruitment@whitespacestrategy.com

Applications will be assessed on a first come, first serve basis. Closing date for applications is Thursday 16th February 2017.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer the sponsorship of post-study/ tiered visa applications.The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.