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Graduate Consulting PwC Research Leeds October 2018

Job description

A career in our Research to Insight practice, within General Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

As part of our research team, you'll help businesses better understand important communities of interest such as customers, employees, citizens and channels to market through an evidence based approach. Our primary research can be a critical tool to allow our clients to meet compliance requirements, identify service performance gaps and better meet the needs of customers or employees.

Research and insight role

PwC Research is based across 3 sites Belfast, Leeds and London. We are a full service market research agency within the largest professional services firm in the world, and so this creates a unique positioning in the market. We bring connected insight to our clients using a variety of data sources, both primary (qualitative and quantitative) and secondary & through our business understanding.

Put simply, we help our clients to better understand their customers, employees and stakeholders.

We are currently looking for ambitious graduates to join our team. Over the first three years you will rotate across the team working on a variety of client projects. This will cover a range of sectors, audiences (consumer, business and employee) and cover both qualitative and quantitative skill development. You'll be a key member of our project teams delivering client research programmes, this will include

  • Attending client meetings and consulting with clients on project requirements to lead to proposal development
  • Working in a team to design and implement research methods such as questionnaires, focus groups, depth interviews, online forums and consumer workshops using a blend of traditional techniques and newer technology to understand behaviour e.g eye tracking
  • Reviewing and analysing data (both qualitative and quantitative) and creating client ready reports mostly in powerpoint containing insight to aid client decision making
  • Presenting findings to a range of audiences (internal and external)

We work with a wide range of clients including the PwC firm across the world, major high street banks and retailers, media and technology companies, leading energy providers and a range of large scale public sector bodies and regulators. Each project you work on will be different providing you a full grounding in market research over the first three years of your career with PwC. After this time you will have the option to specialise in a discipline (qualitative / quantitative), sector and /or audience of your preference.

This role will help support and meet the growth plans for PwC Research. The successful candidates will be mentored and supported by a senior member of staff, who will assist them in meeting their career aspirations and development.

About PwC
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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