Research Analyst Jobs in Dubai at Savills

Title: Research Analyst

Company: Savills

Location: Dubai

The Role

Savills is seeking a Data Analyst to join their regional Research and Data Insights team. The successful candidate will be responsible to collect, organise and analyse real estate data from a range of sources into a central database. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of various market research techniques, data collection, storage and analysis procedures.

Key Responsibilities

Extract data on real estate sectors such as residential, office, industrial retail and also on regional economy and social trends from a variety of different sources and compile them on a central database

Communicating and coordinating with staff across the Savills business (by phone and e-mail) to procure necessary data or/and share relevant updates and trends for the region

Editing and updating existing data as and when changes become apparent

Review historical materials held on record with a view to standardise, clean or update the data

Working with colleagues in other departments to enhance visibility on location of data sources and onboard new data as and when identified

Put in place processes to regularly review data integrity

Identify real estate trends, opportunities and provide necessary support in creating relevant content to increase visibility for Savills in the region

Undertake market visits when required to increase market understanding and to collect relevant data points

Deliver analytical support in the development of in-house view on the property markets, for use with clients and the press

Develop and deliver a range of presentations on the property market for internal and external audiences, whilst also supporting the development of presentations for senior business leaders across the region

Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, spread in different locations and offices.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Working knowledge of relevant software packages such as Power BI, Excel, and other data analytics and reporting platforms

Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc.)

An aptitude for numeracy and ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines

Takes initiative, able to problem solve, highly organised with an aptitude to learn different processes quickly

Ability to present market analysis to clients and colleagues in English (Arabic Beneficial)

Highly proficient with Microsoft Office software such as Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI

A thorough understanding of real estate fundamentals and wider socio/economic analysis

Organize and administer a work program, working independently and as part of a team and multiple teams within the region

Should be process oriented and structured in approach

Experience of content generation and working with corporate social media would be advantageous but is not essential

Minimum bachelor’s degree educated in a Real Estate, Statistics, Economics, or Finance discipline preferred.

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