Head of UK Research and Insight

Head of UK Research and Insight

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Real Estate

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £110000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + plus competitive package

  • Contact:

    Ariane Freebody

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Head of UK Research and Insight

£110,000 - £120,000 per annum, plus competitive package


Capstone Property Recruitment have been retained by a Global Real Estate Consultancy to source a Head of Research and Insight to join their London team. This position will provide deep analysis of the UK investor and occupier markets, producing innovative research that both informs and influences clients, generating business opportunities for the wider company.


This position will report to the Head of EMEA Research. The role will be responsible for leading and managing the UK research team, positioning the business at the forefront of thought leadership through creating targeted initiatives. Another important aspect of the position involves the management of the UK Research team, which consists of sector specific teams such as retail, business space and London Markets. Working closely with analysts across the sector specific teams to produce a widespan, consistent market view across all property asset types. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the line management of a team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and implementation of the UK Research & Insight business plan, and communication of this to stakeholders
  • Engaging with key stakeholders across the business to determine scope of targeted research and analytical initiatives
  • Ensuring research is relevant to clients and identify business initiatives
  • Provide strategic direction to the UK research functions, with day-to-day operations delegated to sector heads
  • Contribute recommendations to line on innovations to business practices
  • Engagement with clients to determine the research priorities, feeding these ideas back to the team
  • Engage with clients on their business strategies and articulate a view on the UK property market outlook
  • Supporting business generation with a research-led approach to the business teams' commercial experience
  • Act as a project manager for major research projects that span multiple sectors and disciplines
  • Contribute to consultancy work and business development
  • Presence and engagement with client and the media at industry conferences, positioning the firm as an authoritative source for data driven insight


  • 8 years or more relevant research and real estate industry experience
  • Ability to manage a team, delegate and balance multiple workstreams
  • Experienced in stakeholder management and engagement at a high level
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and client-facing expertise
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization in pursuit of business development
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, experience with RStudio or Alteryx desired

For more information or to be considered for this opportunity please email your CV to a.freebody@capstone-recruitment.com or call Ariane Freebody 020 3757 5016.

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