Research Officer

May 6, 2021

The Opportunity

Working within NovaFori Sales and Marketing Team

Key Accountabilities

Your job duties will include but are not limited to:

Supporting the Sales & Marketing Team by researching new business opportunities, particularly assessing B2B and B2C analogue marketplaces which are ready for rapid digitisation.

Identifying who the key players are in those marketplaces, who NovaFori can either sell technology directly to, or enter into a partnership with, to build a new disruptive marketplace and collaborate with the NextGen team for key product offerings.

Identify the key drivers of industry practices as they operated in a pre-pandemic analogue sense and forecast how they may evolve in a post-pandemic digital sense and recommend how NovaFori can best position itself as an agent of change.

Experience

University education in a relevant degree. 2 years business experience post-graduation is desirable but not a requirement.

Nice to Have

Skills & Qualities

  • Ability to identify the most appropriate resources when performing industry research e.g., identifying the most relevant databases and industry listings
  • Tenacious, focused approach to business research
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, in particular PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent data analytics: ability to utilize VBA, automation, pivot tables
  • Ability to work unaided but also as part of the team
  • Ability to present research to senior management teams

You will be part of the Sales and Marketing team, passionate about driving new business and generating client revenue as well as maintaining relationships and increasing revenue with existing clients.

Organisation

Get Rewarded

We pride ourselves on listening to all our employee’s needs and we have developed our benefits package to reflect this. We currently offer:

  • Competitive Salary (negotiable depending on experience)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Your birthday off
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • 4 x salary Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities

What is it like to work for NovaFori?

NovaFori have offices in London and Malaga and are currently a team of approximately 70 people, with plans to continue to grow as a result of major projects in the pipeline. The London office is tailored for the needs of our innovative teams, whilst on-going production teams are basking in the Spanish sun!

Learning and Development. Your career path does not have to be linear at NovaFori. We will support you on whatever journey you wish to take.

Agile Development. We are committed to Agile and encourage continuous improvement in all aspects of our business.

Great people to work with and a fun place to work. You will work with smart people like you, who are progressive and open minded.

Be part of something important. We are using marketplace design and technology to disrupt multibillion-pound industries, from commodities to logistics. Be part of it!

About Us

About NovaFori: We are a cutting-edge technology company based in London and Malaga, with a decade of experience in combining business analysis, marketplace design, development, and data science. Our technology supports B2B and B2C clients in Europe, North America, and Asia, with over $11bn GMV transacted through our platforms since inception.

Our Platform: Our auction and trading platform, powered by data science, is deployed across multiple industries, including commodities, financial services, logistics and procurement. The technology platform is flexible, scalable, and modular, designed with a B2C user experience and supports the complex product attributes of the B2B world.

Data Science: We leverage data by using machine learning algorithms to understand what is happening in the market, predict future trends and optimise marketplace performance.

Application process

To apply, please submit a cv, with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and details of your current salary and remuneration package to hr@novafori.com