Current Vacancy: Graduate Research Analyst: UK Retail

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

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Company overview

PMA are the world’s leading independent commercial property research company. Our team of over 50 analysts, drawn globally, analyse and forecast commercial property markets throughout the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US. Our clients include most major global property investors.

We aim to recruit and retain the strongest candidates to provide a first-class service to our clients. We continue to promote from within; most partner and associate positions are held by analysts who started with us as graduates.

We are a motivated company, and our non-hierarchical working environment gives new recruits the support needed to expand their skills and become a valuable member of our sociable team. Whilst we are a hard-working company, we also value our informal culture.

Job specification: Graduate Research Analyst: UK

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, hardworking, and analytical individual to join our UK focused team. The role will entail:

  • working as a key part of our UK team in the production of detailed town and city-based research reports and the collation of key data sets
  • undertaking primary and secondary research to develop in-depth knowledge of individual local markets, as well as an understanding of key national property market trends
  • providing direct research support to our clients on an ad hoc basis
  • taking an active role in the ongoing development of our UK services in terms of report format, data analysis and data delivery to clients.

Your personal attributes

  • An interest in commercial property: you will have an interest in property markets, along with broader economic and social trends.
  • Analytical: you will draw on excellent analytical skills and have an eye for detail.
  • Communication: you will have good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Self-motivating: you will work independently from an early stage, requiring self-motivation and excellent organisation skills.
  • Computing skills: you will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Well-rounded: you will be degree educated with a strong academic record. A rounded individual with a property interest is more important than the course studied - we employ graduates from a wide range of degrees across humanities and sciences.

PMA employment package

  • Competitive London salary.
  • Holiday entitlement of 27 days pa (our office is closed over the Christmas period).
  • PMA offer a progressive approach to flexible working.
  • Life Insurance and Income Protection cover for all employees.
  • PMA contribution to workplace pension scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus based on company performance (after one year’s service).
  • In addition, PMA provide travel card loans, bike to work scheme and eye tests.
  • PMA is a friendly company and we have regular social events.

How to apply

  • Please complete the online form. by 28th January 2022. Only applications submitted through the online form will be considered.
  • Visit our website to find out more about the company and help tailor your application.
  • We are looking for applicants who are able to start ASAP, we can be flexible on start dates. The current position is therefore only suitable to those who have already graduated.
  • Suitable applicants will be invited to a first interview (either online or in-person), which, if successful, will be followed up with a second interview. There will also be an analytical / written assessment.
  • Please note that due to the volume of applications that we receive it is not possible for us to respond to all applicants.

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Property Market Analysis LLP
Berkshire House
168-173 High Holborn
London WC1V 7AA

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7420 0300
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7420 0399