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Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst

Advertiser: MacroPlan Holdings Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 May 2018
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Consulting & Strategy, Analysts

Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst

ABOUT MACROPLAN:

MacroPlan combines economic and planning expertise to provide comprehensive, integrated advice to property and retail clients. Our national team provides retail, economic and property research and analysis, strategic and statutory planning, specialised advisory and project management services to all property sectors.

At MacroPlan, the Retail division provides independent research and advice for a range of clients in the retail, shopping centre and property development industry. We work with Australia's and New Zealand's leading retail groups, as well as all major shopping centre owners and managers, financial institutions, developers and government authorities.

We are currently looking for a full-time, experienced Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst to join our retail consulting team in Sydney. The Consultant / Research Analyst will:

  • Work closely with our team to ensure that reports are delivered to our clients in a timely manner;
  • Provide ongoing research to help maintain our extensive database systems, and will draw on that information for use in day-to-day work;
  • Deliver population forecasting and demographic and analysis;
  • Prepare site location analysis;
  • Deliver sales forecasting for retail stores and centres;
  • Examine floorspace demand and market gap analysis; and
  • Produce Economic Impact Assessments.

The Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst will have the opportunity to spend time in the field, becoming familiar with the retail environment, while also building their geographic/mapping techniques to complement MS Excel analysis skills.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Economics, Commerce, Property or Geography, with excellent numerical, analytical and writing skills;
  • Approximately 5 - 10 years previous experience in the property sector;
  • Demonstrated economics/statistical research experience and GIS skills will be looked upon favourably;
  • Advanced MS Excel skills plus excellent communication skills, client/stakeholder focus; and
  • High attention to detail is a necessity.

BENEFITS:

At MacroPlan, we provide a range of benefits to employees including extensive learning opportunities, social activities, health and wellbeing programs and career opportunities. Our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth provide regular opportunities for national collaboration and travel. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLY (PLEASE READ):

If you are a highly motivated professional with an interest in property, submit your CV with a one-page cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience. 

Please note, due to the number of responses anticipated for this role, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Please direct any questions to contactus@macroplan.com.au, listing job title and location. 

ABOUT MACROPLAN:

MacroPlan combines economic and planning expertise to provide comprehensive, integrated advice to property and retail clients. Our national team provides retail, economic and property research and analysis, strategic and statutory planning, specialised advisory and project management services to all property sectors.

At MacroPlan, the Retail division provides independent research and advice for a range of clients in the retail, shopping centre and property development industry. We work with Australia's and New Zealand's leading retail groups, as well as all major shopping centre owners and managers, financial institutions, developers and government authorities.

We are currently looking for a full-time, experienced Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst to join our retail consulting team in Sydney. The Consultant / Research Analyst will:

  • Work closely with our team to ensure that reports are delivered to our clients in a timely manner;
  • Provide ongoing research to help maintain our extensive database systems, and will draw on that information for use in day-to-day work;
  • Deliver population forecasting and demographic and analysis;
  • Prepare site location analysis;
  • Deliver sales forecasting for retail stores and centres;
  • Examine floorspace demand and market gap analysis; and
  • Produce Economic Impact Assessments.

The Economic and Retail Consultant / Research Analyst will have the opportunity to spend time in the field, becoming familiar with the retail environment, while also building their geographic/mapping techniques to complement MS Excel analysis skills.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Economics, Commerce, Property or Geography, with excellent numerical, analytical and writing skills;
  • Approximately 5 - 10 years previous experience in the property sector;
  • Demonstrated economics/statistical research experience and GIS skills will be looked upon favourably;
  • Advanced MS Excel skills plus excellent communication skills, client/stakeholder focus; and
  • High attention to detail is a necessity.

BENEFITS:

At MacroPlan, we provide a range of benefits to employees including extensive learning opportunities, social activities, health and wellbeing programs and career opportunities. Our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth provide regular opportunities for national collaboration and travel. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLY (PLEASE READ):

If you are a highly motivated professional with an interest in property, submit your CV with a one-page cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience. 

Please note, due to the number of responses anticipated for this role, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Please direct any questions to contactus@macroplan.com.au, listing job title and location. 

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