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Consultant - Retail & Consumer Advisory

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677249173

Date published: 15-Oct-2020

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CBRE is the world’s leading commercial real estate services firm with offices located around the globe. We have over 70,000 employees worldwide, with almost 2,000 of those in the UK alone. The company’s core services include property sales, leasing and management, facilities and project management, investment management and, research and consulting. In Central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.

Job Title: Consultant – Retail & Consumer Advisory
Location: London
Role Purpose: Dedicated to providing analytical location strategy support on projects for major global occupiers and the owners of commercial property.

The mission of the Core Advisory function at CBRE is help our clients make more scientific commercial real estate investment decisions across a variety of sectors (e.g. retail & industrial etc). As a Consultant, you’ll work collaboratively with those clients on projects delivering data driven analytics and insight regarding their market, customers, competitors, location and real estate networks. Increasingly our clients are interested in the rise of the omni-channel customer and the impact on commercial space, logistics, supply chain, access to labour and product offer.
The ideal candidate would be someone who has an exceptional eye for detail yet is comfortable and confident deciphering complex information and turning it into actionable insight for differing audiences. They should also have a passion for analytics and always be on the lookout for innovative data and tools to improve our service offer.
The role is focused on the UK, though we work internationally, and so travel in Europe may be required.

Key Responsibilities
? Designing and delivering project work on behalf of our clients on themes including;
? Retailer and destination catchment analysis
? Access to labour modelling, commute patterns
? Omni-channel market and customer insights
? Store network strategy modelling
? Sales and P&L forecasting
? Robustly manage and interpret data from a variety of sources
? Clearly display, present and communicate complex data and insight through engaging reports and presentations
? Championing the CBRE Core Advisory team brand both internally and externally

Person Specification/Requirements
? Degree level educated in relevant field (e.g. geography / statistics / economics / computer science)
? A passion for innovation in the field of data and analytics
? Good interpersonal skills and ability to quickly form professional relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority
? Ability to prioritise and coordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
? Accurate and exceptional attention to detail
? Pro-active and enjoys working autonomously and as part of a wider team
? Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion
? Knowledge or experience of retail or property sectors would also be a benefit
? Proficient in the use of Alteryx, Tableau or GIS (ESRI / MapInfo)
? Experience of working in python / r would be beneficial

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.