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Global Research & Data Analyst


Posted: 22 hours ago


Working with our global business, Savills World Research delivers thematic research across all property sectors and geographies. Forward looking, we consider the factors and forces shaping global real estate markets not only today but in the years to come.

Our research is delivered through publications, presentations to clients, press and other media including video and podcasts.

World Research is responsible for Impacts, Savills flagship, global research programme, comprising of an annual report and regular updates throughout the year. Recent topics have included the future of the office, corporate attitudes to sustainable workplaces, and how lifestyle choices are impacting global residential markets.

The team also run several cities programmes, that monitor both pricing across a range of assets classes and the positioning of different locations in global growth markets.

The role is global, covering the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific and covers all real estate sectors, drawing on the experience of Savills research teams in individual countries.

This role offers broad exposure to all aspects of World Research, but with particular focus on data collection, database building, management and data manipulation. Candidates with technical experience of working with large datasets are preferred.

Key Responsibilities

• Analyse and interrogate data and market intelligence using tools such as Excel and PowerBI.• Manage and maintain, consolidate and enhance databases, producing robust and reliable outputs.• Collect and manage data from a range of global sources.• Input into and manage a diverse range of research publications, blogs and press releases, sometimes working across multiple projects simultaneously.• Liaise with research colleagues and contacts globally to collect data and establish market trends and drivers.• Research and write engaging and insightful research content.• Develop thought leadership on a wide range of global estate sectors and themes.

(In addition to the tasks described above, the job holder may be required to carry out other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.)

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

• Advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables, functions, macros), with the ability to build and optimise large datasets.• Numerate with a strong mathematical skillset.• An aptitude for quantitative techniques, strong attention to detail and an analytical approach to completing projects.• Experience in other software that supports the gathering, analysis and presentation of data, such as PowerBI, Python or GIS software.• The ability to draw conclusions from the analysis of data and articulate them in an accessible manner.• Self-starter who is comfortable working autonomously, but can also operate as part of a small immediate team and a wider global team.• Confidence to communicate with people across Savills and externally at all levels. • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise tasks.• A high standard of written English.• An interest in news, current affairs, the commercial world and global real estate markets.• An aptitude to learn how to use other programmes, such as GIS.• Degree qualified, preferably an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in economics, mathematics, computer science or a related discipline with a strong quantitative focus.• Experience in the property industry is advantageous but not essential.Type of Assessment for this role:• 2 / 3 stage interview• Numeracy and software skills testing, presentation

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London, United Kingdom