Real Estate Research Analyst

Location LONDON, United Kingdom
Experience level Early Careers
Job details sector Asset Management
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Key Accountabilities :

As part of our Global Research & Strategy (R&S) team, this role will have wide range exposure to a variety of projects covering all types of property assets and investment instruments. As part of AXA IM – Real Assets, the R&S team applies a 360 degree approach to real asset research with the principle aim of improving the investment decision-making process. We have a unique position within the marketplace by being highly active across the four quadrants of property investment: public/private, debt/equity. The R&S team acts as a prism which ‘bends’ the incoming information stream into developing a 360 degree market view with strong convictions distilled down to bottom line investment recommendations

- Assisting in the production of in-depth analysis and market forecasts of real estate markets to define and update our proposed investment strategies, which guide our investment decisions

- Sourcing and analysing economic data from existing data providers to provide insights into investment markets

- Managing the use of third party data within Real Assets, including the development and maintenance of internal data and information systems.

- Assisting research analysts on ad-hoc projects to produce fund and market presentations, analytical notes and reports on property-related economics and market activity/trends

- Developing and maintaining libraries of data, charts and reports on relevant real estate markets, used by the research analysts in the production of House Views

- Supporting wider R&S team projects and thematic initiatives

Role Requirements :


- Degree qualified, with a degree in real estate, economics or finance preferred. Any post-graduate or professional qualifications – such as CFA, CAIA or IMC – are desirable but not essential


- Experience in a relevant field preferred and/or as an analyst or researcher is preferred

Knowledge and Skills

- Database/Business Information System design and management

- A high level of numeracy and general computer literacy (especially MS Office, and preferably modelling packages) required, Excel VBA preferred

- Knowledge of commercial real estate markets

- Macro-economic and financial knowledge

- Strong communication skills: report writing and presentation skils


- An analytical mind-set with strong attention to detail

- Ability to work in a team environment

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Second language a plus but not a requirement

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.