Consumer Insight Analyst

At the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), we inspire our farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Working at AHDB, you won’t just be helping our farmers produce the food we eat and look after our environment, you’ll be helping shape the future of food production and leaving a legacy for the next generation.

Based in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, we are currently recruiting for a Consumer Insight Analyst on a permanent basis. Primarily involved in data analytics and consumer trend reporting, this specialist role has responsibility for researching, analysing, interpreting and clearly communicating consumer market intelligence.  We are looking for someone with experience of analysing and interpreting data, with an interest in consumer food trends and making a difference for our levy payers.

This role offers hybrid working – a mix of working at our Head Quarters in Stoneleigh and remotely from home.

Market Intelligence
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Salary Range
26,475 - 28,500 per annum, depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Total Hours (per week)
Closing Date


  • Prepare, analyse and interpret demand, usage, attitudinal and trend data from multiple sources including Kantar World panel, YouGov, IGD, Mintel and Global Data Support maintenance of the Retail & Consumer Insight   webpage
  • To be a point of contact for enquiries on retailer and foodservice market trends from levy payers, retailers, processors and press
  • Build and maintain knowledge on consumer, retailer and foodservice markets and trends and develop  knowledge of agricultural sectors to aid answering stakeholder enquiries and contribute to sector presentations
  • Work closely with the Consumer Insight team combining knowledge for the best outputs
  • Be a ‘knowledge hub’ on end-user markets and consumer behaviour for AHDB
  • Understand a range of quantitative and qualitative consumer research methods and be able to recommend suitable consumer research solutions
  • Collate information to write/or contribute to thought leadership pieces, including online articles/reports and presentations

Essential Criteria

  • Professional qualification to at least degree standard in Business/Marketing/Economics/Agriculture or another numerate discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Broad understanding of consumer trends and purchasing habits
  • Experience of writing market reports or similar publications preferred
  • Competent using modern IT applications in a business environment. Experience of Power BI desirable although not essential

Benefits – here are just a few things we offer to attract and retain the right people

  • Hybrid working - a mix of working at our Head Quarters in Stoneleigh and remotely from home
  • An extensive benefits package including 33 days annual leave plus one privilege day (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • A single private medical health scheme
  • Life assurance cover (4 x salary)
  • A market-leading defined contribution pension scheme with Legal & General
  • Applause Awards – every three months we celebrate employees who embrace our values; the core moral principles that are at the heart of everything we do
  • Ambitious in Agriculture Awards – annual awards announced at staff conference in December
  • Access to the governments tax-free childcare scheme
  • Perkbox membership – this gives you a huge number of online discounts and savings
  • Excellent training and development opportunities and an agreed development plan

Apply now or call 02476 935722 if you require any further information.

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

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