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Research Director

  • Analytics-educated manager to lead strategic research assignments for global retail & real estate clients
  • Quant / Qual consumer insights specialist for the ‘built environment’ MindFolio is a management consultancy for large retail, leisure and residential real estate environments.

We link and leverage our two centres of gravity – Analytics and Innovation – to develop visions and experiences which are underpinned by crunchy insights into the affinities, behaviour and choices of customers, utilising our research and ‘Decision’ Science’ tools.

In our quest to lead through innovation, we are ready to introduce a number of pioneering insight and co-creation applications aimed at the international retail, leisure and residential property markets, some in conjunction with Cornell, the Ivy League University in upstate New York.

To achieve these ambitious goals, we wish to boost our existing team with an analyticseducated Research Director to lead assignments and to spearhead the innovation agenda of the business.

The principal qualifications for success are:

  • Notable academic achievements in market research, statistics or related sciences (PhD to min. 2.1)
  • Successful track record of applying advanced analytical tools and quantitative market research methodologies
  • Proven aptitude for extracting managerial insights from data and communicating the findings with clarity
  • Earning the respect of client managers up to CEO level
  • Curiosity and the intrinsic desire to continue to learn and innovate
  • Competent project management skills
  • Selling experience, whilst useful, is not the primary focus of this appointment.

The appointment is located in our office in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, but will involve some international travel, especially to the USA and the Middle East.
Please apply by e-mail to, forwarding your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are the right person for this role.

Please note that applications without such covering letter will be disregarded!
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