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Geospatial Analyst

Date: 08-Sep-2021

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 11881 
Job Title Geospatial Analyst 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Residential 
Sub Division Research 
Department Residential Research (10000116) 
Location 55 Baker Street 

 

The Knight Frank Global Research team in London are currently looking to recruit a Geospatial Analyst.

 

Join our multi-award-winning Geospatial Team and a collaborative, supportive and open culture. Help us design innovative analysis, enable meaningful research and effect real change in the built environment through our diverse range of clients.  Our Geospatial capability drives understanding of the relationships between people, places, markets and environments. Thought-provoking analytical products are used to engage all manner of stakeholders including clients, industry partners, academia and the public sector.

 

As a Geospatial Analyst, your role will be to strengthen and advance the use of geospatial methods and outputs across this stakeholder group; taking ownership of related research themes and becoming a trusted and indispensable advisor.

 

The person we’re looking for

 

You may already be established in geospatial analytics or data visualisation, bringing rich experience in the delivery of location insight products to high level stakeholders and clients.

You may also have a background in social sciences, statistics, policy, communication, town planning, or environmental management, where these include a substantial focus on technology or big data in addressing operational needs and reaching target audiences.

You will be actively encouraged to look at new ways to analyse and visualise data, and you will bring the vision, spontaneity and confidence to contribute ideas that gain traction with our clients and wider PropTech commentators. Your communication skills will be honed to engage and respond to particularly senior stakeholders, and you’ll arrive full of ideas but equally willing to learn.

We are looking for creativity, diversity, and a passion for what you do. As a Geospatial Analyst at Knight Frank you will be given a unique platform to put place theory into action, and will be supported by colleagues who want to see you succeed and have fun while you’re doing it.

 

Essential:

 

  • A qualification in Social Science, Town Planning, Geography, Environmental Science or similar, coupled with a numerate MSc or comparable work experience

OR

  • A qualification in Statistics, Geomatics, Geographical Information Science etc., coupled with a humanities MSc or comparable work experience
  • Experience of creating, visualising and managing complex spatial data
  • Experience and understanding of ESRI (or similar open source) products, such as ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Server      
  • Strong Excel and data management skills

 

Highly desirable:

 

  • Experience and knowledge of industry data, such as demographic (Experian/CACI) and market data (Land registry, VOA and ONS)
  • Competence in Geoprocessing tools such as Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst and 3D analyst extensions
  • Experience in a programming language, such as Python / ArcPy, R or Jupyter Notebook
  • Knowledge of relational databases, such as SQL
  • A Chartered accreditation, such as Chartered Geographer, Chartered Land Surveyor, Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Town Planner
  • Management or leadership experience

 

 

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