Research Analyst

Job Title: Research Analyst 

Location: London

Employment Type: Full-Time

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Team Overview:  As part of the European Research & Strategy Team, this role supports the formulation of investment strategies, client reporting and internal/external enquiry response. Bespoke projects and thought-leadership are also an important part of the role. The team is part of a wider Global team, and contributes to projects with our colleagues in North America and Asia Pacific. Key interaction points outside the team, other than Research & Strategy colleagues globally, include the fund management, acquisition teams and asset management teams, as well as Investor Relations and business leaders.

 

Role and Accountabilities: The primary focus of the role will be to contribute to annual strategies for funds, become a go to person for market intelligence, and prepare various regular market views. Data extraction, management and preparation are all central to this, and so embracing a very modern approach to data manipulation, the successful candidate will be adept at innovating through technology.

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • 0 to 1 years’ experience;

  • BSc or ideally a master’s degree in economics, mathematics, urban geography, or a finance-related course;

  • Proficient in working with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint;

  • High degree of technical expertise or proven aptitude to learn in one or more of the following areas:

    • Modern data management skills

    • Basic programming skills

    • Quantitative analytical skills

  • Previous experience within economics/finance/investment/real estate preferred but not essential;

  • An analytical approach with a strong attention to detail;

  • Highly organised, able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities;

  • Strong team player able to communicate across borders and cultures;

  • Good communication skills, both written and spoken;

  • Familiarity with European languages an advantage but not essential.

 

 

 

LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community