Mintel Senior Consultant - Custom Research Solutions in London, United Kingdom

Senior Consultant - Custom Research Solutions

  • Location London, United Kingdom

  • Date Posted 29th January 2019

  • Category Research and Data Science

  • Job Type Full-time

  • Requisition ID 894


The focus of the Senior Consultant role is to support the development of Mintel Consulting activity across the EMEA region. You will be working as a senior member of the team, supporting the delivery of bespoke innovation projects for our clients.  You will be working alongside a team of Account Directors across the region to understand individual client objectives, designing a tailored approach for every brief. The Sr Consultant is responsible for maximising opportunities and optimising revenue across a portfolio of clients, whilst delivering world class projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Scoping projects to optimise the potential of every single opportunity working closely with the EMEA sales team.

  • The Sr Consultant will demonstrate strong commercial skills with an ability to challenge clients thinking and provide a fresh and innovative perspective.

  • Using insight to create compelling, differentiated brand strategy and breakthrough innovation concepts

  • Design and delivery of creative workshops

  • Preparation and analysis of a range of research methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative

  • Supporting the wider team in the development of proposal and pitches.

  • Work on the delivery of projects, drawing on the wider Consulting team, Mintel Analyst teams

  • Ensure all Mintel Consulting resource tools are kept up to date

  • Mentor and advise junior members of the Consulting team


It is expected that a Senior Consultant will have:


  • Passion for and curiosity in brands and innovation

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Critical thinking and analysis

  • Creativity, both making connections and original thinking

  • Strong sense of individual responsibility as well as ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team


Successful Candidates will:


  • Have 4+ year’s work experience within a branded environment, either client or agency side

  • Scope projects, with strong commercial awareness and sound understanding of Mintel competencies

  • Contribute to, fuel inspiration for and ultimately deliver creative thinking workshops

  • Define research, data collection and required analysis

  • Prepare custom analysis and insight for clients and customise deliverables to fit client needs using original research, a library of pre-published content, and external quantitative and qualitative agencies

  • Outline first draft conclusions and recommendations

  • Be largely self-sufficient in terms of managing work load and deadlines

  • Be a confident presenter, able to co-present report findings and provide valuable input in discussions