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International Data Researcher (London)

23.5K + Benefits

Imagine you were going to work in a different country…
-Would you reap the benefits of paying no tax in Dubai?
-Why would you find it so expensive to rent in Moscow?
-Could you get hold of tea bags in Angola?
-How often could you expect a hurricane in Honduras?
-How much does fresh milk cost in Monrovia or a tyre in Tripoli?
This is the kind of information ECA International researches and analyses in locations worldwide in order to provide the specialised data, tools and software companies need to formulate and administrate effective salary management systems for their mobile staff.
Partnering multinational companies worldwide with anything from one to several thousand expatriates, ECA’s support and expertise ensures that its clients achieve their international business goals through effective mobility management.  
Join ECA and you will be working for a unique, international business serving diverse clients around the world in an age of increasing mobility.
About the International Data Researcher (IDR) role
We are seeking an independent, resourceful self-starter for a full-time IDR position, 70% of which will be spent travelling.  
Working out of our London office the IDR will travel to diverse locations worldwide, visiting supermarkets to obtain the prices of groceries and other every day essential items, and providing on-the-ground research for ECA’s housing data.  The role frequently requires visits to places that are remote and basic.
The IDR will be required to submit their findings in a regular and
methodical way and spend time between trips in our head office collating data,
planning their next trip, obtaining visas etc.

Read our IDR blog at for a flavour of some of the travel.
About the candidate
The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre and be able to demonstrate the following qualities:
  • Experience of process management. This could be something done in a previous job or studies or a project managed in free time.
  • Ability to think on their feet 
  • Confidence in alien environments 
  • Resourcefulness 
  • A high level of numeracy
  • Self-sufficiency 
  • Experience of world travel
  • Cultural sensitivity 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Inquisitiveness
Training and remuneration

An introduction to the company, the objectives of the research and training will be given.

In return for results-driven work, we offer attractive benefits including 25 days annual leave, a discretionary bonus, excellent pension scheme and private healthcare.

To apply
Please email David Grocock at with your CV and covering letter explaining why you think you are suited to the position by Friday 18 December. Please quote reference IDR15 in all correspondence.
Please note:  We regret that we cannot provide feedback for individuals not short-listed for interview due to the volume of applications we receive.  Please do not re-apply if you have been unsuccessful in the past.

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