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Lead Researcher; Housing

Are you good with data?

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing research business serving the UK housing market and backed by the market leader in our field?

 

HousingExpert is now recruiting for a Lead Researcher to head up the day-to-day collection, delivery and enhancement of the datasets at the core of our business intelligence platform for the UK affordable housing market.

 

This step in your data handling career provides an exciting opportunity for you to help drive the success and evolution of the HousingExpert research function. Launched last year as Ocean Media’s very first premium subscription digital data platform, the business has already built up a strong client list, with ambitious growth and development plans.

 

You’ll share our passion for putting our customers first and you’ll have first-hand experience in helping us bring our values to life and lead our markets to a better future. Most of all you’ll join an innovative team who truly believe that Together We Succeed.

 

With its base in the buzzing commercial hub of Canary Wharf, Ocean Media is both well-established and strongly positioned for substantial growth. Ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial and fun, the group is full of leading titles in its two key markets: Housing and Bridal/Weddings spanning events, publications and data services.

 

You’ll work alongside a knowledgeable and supportive team, with opportunity for personal development to help your career progression.

 

Your core role will include:

  • Researching, identifying and inputting key datasets for publication on the HousingExpert web platform
  • Finding specified data from annual accounts and inputting into our data systems. Overseeing and cross-checking data entered by colleagues.
  • Gathering key documents and sources: primarily financial statements
  • Supporting the data editor with reports and outputs that inform and update the housing market, including through media channels
  • Forging and maintaining relationships with contacts at key data suppliers/partners, such as the regulators and government departments
  • Assisting with gathering and planning new datasets as the product evolves

 

In recognition of our talented people and as a thank you for the hard work they do, we are committed to offering:

  • Season ticket loans
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Optional health care scheme
  • Annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • An additional day’s annual leave to be taken for birthdays
  • Development and training
  • Social commitments and people perks
  • Bike2Work scheme


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