Research Analyst

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Reference: 0/IP/09042019

Are you passionate about learning, disruptive trends and the future of work?

Do you have a research background with strong data interpretation and analysis skills?

We want to meet YOU!

Summary of Job:

The role exists to produce valuable insights from research activities, that will help decision making for new courses with University Partners. Managing the list of commercially viable course ideas in a subject vertical, on pipeline, and supporting the Market Research function with proactive industry research in a subject vertical and reactive research into new course proposals is critical to the role. Maintaining an overview of the competitor market and monitoring course performance of current courses in a subject vertical, providing insights into the identity of the typical consumer to guide the improvement of course performance where necessary. A Research Analyst is responsible for maintaining an overview of the customer to support the greater marketing function.

Key Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Production of viability analysis reports following standardised research methodology: including general desktop research and quantitative analysis of keyword search trends, job availabilities, analysis of the target market and competitor landscape, among other key data sources.
  • Managing the portfolio of courses and new course ideas in your select subject vertical and regularly conducting additional industry-related research.
  • Evaluating and analyzing current course performance and student demographics, to provide feedback for improvement in targeting, content quality and essentially student numbers.
  • Liaising with GM’s or PGM’s in a single region.
  • Engaging with key external and internal stakeholders during development of a new course, including; Learning Design, Marketing, and University Faculty. 

Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree
  • 3-5 yrs working experience  
  • Strong data interpretation and analysis skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Being comfortable with ambiguity and being able to work flexibly and independently are essential

Working Conditions:

A Research Analyst is expected to work a 9-hr day (including 1-hr lunch break). Overtime is not a requirement of the job. Flexibility would be required to occasionally accommodate US/ UK or other time zones.

Management Responsibilities:

No direct reports