Research and Advisory DirectorDate of post 23.06.2020
About the business
One Fell Swoop is the leading provider of Advisory, Marketing and Sales services for the retirement living and aged care sectors. Our innovative, practical advice is carefully and efficiently implemented. It begins with sound research, consumer understanding and extensive experience. Bold thinking, creatively applied, expertly delivered.
Our clients include some of the largest players in the industry including not-for-profit organisations and those seeking to expand their operations in this vital and growing area. We serve the needs of clients nationally from offices in Sydney and Melbourne. As such, this role could be located in either location.
About the role
The primary focus of the role is to provide clear and accurate research and insights for our clients’ development projects and operations. You will do this by leading a small, integrated team of analysts researching residential property, retirement communities and aged care. Key areas of work include locational demographics, market supply and demand, financial feasibility of retirement living and aged care developments and assessment of the impact of regulatory policy.
The responsibilities of the role include management of multiple projects while driving innovative thinking that supports delivery of well-reasoned, leading-edge report form advice. Having the ability to think rationally and laterally while understanding the many direct and indirect linkages within the growing seniors’ accommodation and care sector is fundamental. Exceptional research, understanding and written skills are essential to meet the requirements of this role. It is also expected that you feel comfortable to engage with and grow client relationships to build the business within Advisory and into our other lines of business.
Key accountabilities of the role are:
- Shared responsibility for financial performance of the unit
- Scoping projects, determining time delivery requirements and preparing fee proposals for client approval
- Oversee the sourcing of data, research and analysis
- Research, analyse and interpret the diversity of seniors’ accommodation types, and their funding and legislative standards
- Manage data collection sources and design and devise methods for improving collection, sampling and processing
- Preparation of concise and well written project reports
- Articulate the outcomes of research both internally and to clients\
- Engage with and grow client relationships to grow the business within Advisory and into other lines of business.
Skills and experience
The successful candidate will have completed as a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role in a property economics consultancy, large provider of retirement living and/or aged care, valuation agency or relevant government department. In addition, you will have an ability to work with our time billing system and have excellent analytical and report writing skills, including an ability to identify and articulate relevant metrics and trends. It is also expected that you feel comfortable leading a team and growing the business within Advisory and into our other lines of business.
Please apply online and submit your current resume and a covering letter.
Applications close Friday July 3 2020; however applicants of outstanding quality will be considered ahead of the closing date, so those intending to apply are encourage to do so promptly.
The role is a full-time position located in either Surry Hills, NSW or South Yarra, Victoria. Only those eligible to work in Australia need apply.