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Primary Research Consultant - Payments


Payments Recruitment

£35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

London, United States

Consultancy,Marketing,Business Performance

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

(BN428) Primary Research Consultant

Location: London
Type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum (+ bonus & benefits )

Our client is a leading strategic marketing & insights consultancy within financial services & payments. They develop and provide actionable insight to leading companies within the sector, driving scale and growth within their clients by delivering fantastic industry insights. This role presents an incredible opportunity for an ambitious candidate, keen to move into a more client facing research/project role. 

We are keen to hire an ambitious and commercially aware Consultant, with established desk and primary research skills, ideally with experience of the Financial Services sector. The ideal candidates will have experience in a research or consulting environment on the agency side, conducting primary and secondary research and creating insightful client recommendations. They will have experience of CI, B2B and managing small projects as well as delivering client presentations.

Key elements of the role: 

  • Providing insight into markets and competitors through the research of published industry analysis sources and the interviewing of industry experts, suppliers and competitors
  • Conducting in-depth interviews with market experts, key players customers and prospects (B2B) and building a network of contacts to engage with
  • Adopting a range of approaches such as analysing scarce business intelligence to seize opportunities for our clients
  • Presentation creation by drawing sound conclusions and communicating these effectively internally and externally
  • Managing small research projects or small parts of more complex projects

What we are looking for:

  • 3+ years experience in research / consulting environment & good standard of education (degree preferred) 
  • Complete fluency in English (precise written English is a must)
  • Languages such as Italian, German, French and Spanish as a second language are a strong advantage due to our client base.  All candidates must be fluent in written and verbal English 
  • Experience in primary research (in particular independently conducting complex in-depth interviews) from market research or consultancy environment
  • Experience in creating compelling PowerPoint presentations and delivering them confidently to clients
  • An excellent communicator with a highly engaging manner, who is ready for a client-facing role
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, self-motivated and driven to deliver
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, independently and as part of a team, and be able to efficiently manage their own time and workload
  • Able to demonstrate great attention to detail, an eye for detail is critical