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Research & Analytics Assistant

INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles, is looking for a research & analytics assistant.

INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles, is a nonprofit association that seeks to improve transparency, professionalism and best practice in the non-listed real estate investment industry. The Association has grown from its launch in May 2003 to more than 380 corporate members, representing over 4,000 individual member representatives, from all over Europe and beyond.

INREV’s activities range from data collection and research, to the publication of industry guidelines and the organisation of events and training courses for members and the wider industry.

The organisation is supported by an office team in two locations, Amsterdam and Brussels. The INREV team currently exists of approximately twenty-five people.

INREV’s market information is the leading source of accurate and comprehensive data on the nonlisted real estate industry. The INREV Indices and online index analysis tools support all aspects of the real estate investment process from asset allocation to performance measurement. The INREV Vehicle Universes contain information on non-listed real estate funds, debt funds and funds of funds.

Job description:

On a day-to-day basis, the Research & Analytics Assistant will be contributing to the expansion and ongoing maintenance of INREV’s market information products, ensuring the quality, productivity and seamless delivery. The Research & Analytics Assistant will work with the Research & Market Information team to support the development of INREV market intelligence and analytics

Responsibilities: 

- Be responsible for the expansion and ongoing production, development and improvement of INREV’s market information products, including data collation, data quality checks and analysis.

= Be responsible for the production of the INREV Industry newsletter, including information gathering, information verification and writing up of the newsletter.

- Proactively reach out to members and non-members to contribute data and information to the INREV vehicles databases, the INREV indices, surveys and other research projects.

- Provide supporting data and analysis for internal and external research projects that uses INREV’s primary sources of information. 

- Actively contribute from a research and analytics perspective to other INREV focus areas, such as professional standards, public affairs, events, training and communications.

- Support the Research & Market Information team to help define the vision for INREV’s market information platform.

Role in the Team

The Research & Analytics Assistant reports directly to the Senior Research & Analytics Manager.

Essential 

- Minimum of a Bachelor degree, with a major in statistics, physics, engineering, mathematics or real estate.

- Excellent communication skills, both in written and oral English (working language at INREV).

- Experience of data collection, data cleansing and analysing large datasets, writing reports, preparing and delivering presentations

- Strong analytical skills, good working knowledge of MS Office suite especially Excel, PowerPoint and Word

- Good understanding of statistical packages an advantage

- Proficient in at least one European language in addition to English, strong preference for Dutch, German, French, Italian or Spanish.

Personal attributes 

- Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated

- Analytically minded, assertive and a strong communicator

- Team player, and able to work responsibly alone

We offer 

- A superb opportunity to help shape this rapidly growing organisation

- Becoming part of a leading European association, representing, promoting and shaping an industry which grows and develops at a high pace

- A young, energetic, multicultural and growing team

- Indicative gross annual salary circa EUR 30,000

Terms

- Hours: 40 hours a week

- Appointment will be based initially on an annual contract

- Based in Amsterdam

- Overnight travel may be required

Please submit your application in writing with a CV and cover letter to HR@inrev.org. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017.