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Head of Industrial Research
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Research
Location: NSW - Sydney CBD
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1640259
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2022
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani

About us: 

At Knight Frank we're passionate about property, but it takes more than passion to make us the world's most successful privately-owned property agency and consultancy. 

With a 125-year heritage, we are part of a global property powerhouse dedicated to providing our clients the best advice across commercial and residential property transactional and advisory services. 

We champion a diverse and inclusive workplace, where people are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and are proud to be the real estate industry's first WORK180 endorsed employer. 

The role: 

Knight Frank Australia is committed to providing our people and client market leading research and analysis. 

We are looking for a Head of Industrial Research reporting directly to the Chief Economist to truly raise the bar and position Knight Frank as a thought leader in the property sphere across the country. 

Based within our Head Office in Sydney, you will take lead and provide coverage and analysis of emerging sectors, not just Industrial, whilst working closely with senior members of the business to ensure we are driving it forward. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Analyse and interpret economic, demographic and property market research information
  • Produce insightful reports, presentations and other research materials on industrial property trends
  • Coordinate and manage the production of the national industrial report and take a lead role in media engagement to promote Knight Frank
  • Take ownership for specific research and consulting projects and deliver these independently or as part of a team
  • Work closely with the marketing team and the Chief Economist to establish output schedules and maintain a regular flow of thematic content to market
  • Assist with the preparation of consultancy reports on a range of topics
  • Contribute new ideas to enhance the impact of our research, including data visualisation
  • Regularly deliver research presentations to clients or at industry conferences
  • Mentor more junior staff members and take responsibility for final outputs 

Who are we looking for? 

  • 8+ years of research experience in property, finance or consulting services
  • Track record of leading and delivering published thought leadership initiatives and consulting assignments
  • Tertiary qualifications in Economics/Property/Geography/Valuation
  • Strong editorial/PR skills & media liaison experience
  • Knowledge & ability to provide credible market opinions and forecasts
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Skills in PowerBI / Tableau (desired)
  • Strong team player
  • Understanding of industrial property market and market participants
  • Strong network of industry contacts (desired)

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements designed to suit individual circumstances and family needs
  • A generous 16-week parental scheme (including superannuation) for primary carers
  • Birthday and study leave
  • Two Wellness Days to allow you to focus on your own physical and or mental wellbeing
  • A workplace where you can purchase additional leave so you can take that extra break with family or friends
  • We applaud your need to give back to the community and give you 2 paid volunteer days each year to support one of our-affiliated charities
  • Because life can throw the unexpected at us, we help subsidise private health insurance excess, if you or an immediate family member requires hospitalisation 

Join a team where individual uniqueness is celebrated, contribution is rewarded, and voices are respected and heard. A place where everyone has the chance to perform at their best. 

Not the perfect fit? Apply anyway. You might have something we didn't realise we needed!

Applicants with Australian working rights need only apply. No Agencies please.

Please note, if you are successful in securing a role, you will be subject to police checks as part of our standard recruitment process 

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