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  • Leading Trade Supplier
  • Research, Insight & Design

About Our Client

Howdens Joinery, founded in 1995, is a leading supplier of kitchens and joinery to trade customers across the UK. In its first year of operation it had just 14 depots and sales of £1m. Today, Howden Joinery Group has grown to become the UK's leading supplier of kitchens with annual sales of over £1.2 billion, employing over 8,000 staff in over 600 depots nationwide. A winning formula that everyone connected with can call their own.

Job Description

You are a talented, creative thinker with demonstrable experience of working across a variety of insight and research projects. You will be a storyteller who can connect all aspects of research to inspire creativity in our business and those around you.

The Design Insight Researcher will have a keen eye for design and trends, finding inspiration from a variety of sources. Responsible for identifying and interpreting information and data to provide actionable outputs in terms of new product gaps and opportunities.

A challenging role where adaptive thinking and the ability to find solutions to complex problems is essential to drive Design and Innovation for Howdens. The role will involve travel across the UK and abroad where required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of people and progress within the business working in our Design Studio based in Howden, East Yorkshire.

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for a Research / Insights professional with a Design Degree/background.

You will be expert in exploring innovation & trends and, most importantly, considered and impactful in your deliverance. Having an interest in design and interiors will enable you to be a motivated 'self-starter'.

You will also be adept at understanding and translating what the future means to the business. Being resilient is a fundamental factor, combined with the ability to work under pressure and make the correct decisions to deliver cohesive findings to key stakeholders.

What's on Offer

On offer is a competitive salary & benefits packages, supported by excellent training and development programs.

As well as the opportunity to develop within a pioneering area of the business for a high profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the 'Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For'

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