Head of Insight

Recruiter
Formula Won
Location
London (City of), London (Greater) EC2
Salary
up to £50k + Annual Bonus + bens
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Ref
7434
Discipline
Media
Specialism
Research & Insight
Sector
Finance
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a dynamic and growing organisation working specifically within the institutional pensions industry who are looking for a Head of Insight to develop a new division within their organisation.. The community they support has over 3,000 members who control over £1.6 trillion of pension fund assets. They are launching a new research division and this is the first and primary hire they will be making. The correct candidate will require to fulfil all the responsibilities of the role but feel entitled and charged with spearheading this new business area.

Vision: To leverage the wisdom of their crowd to offer otherwise inaccessible levels of insights from key decision makers in the pensions industry. This includes advice in launching new products, road testing new ideas, and more generally simply understanding the beating pulse of £1.6 trillion of pension fund assets.

Role and Responsibilities

• Develop, run and analyse multiple vertical research reports  for the Institutional Pension Market;

• Use a consultative process between Head of Insight and Asset Manager, supported by the Company    Sales team, to help asset managers develop and evolve fit-for-purpose investment products and       funds as efficiently as possible;

• Formulate an in-depth set of questions in consultation with the Asset Manager(s) around a specific  area/product/strategy/service/geography (“Client Product”);

• Head of Insight to develop report offering and take to market;

• Ancillary products of interest as product line develops..

Experience:

• Knowledge of the investment market place a must;

• Institutional pension knowledge a must;

• Ideally experienced with research software;

• Entrepreneurial;

• Commercial mind set;

• Shows initiative.

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