Role:Research Assistant – Robotics & Warehouse Automation
Location:Northampton, UK
Hours:Full Time

UK, Research Assistant – Robotics & Warehouse Automation

We’re a fast-growing, ultra-nimble technology market research company with offices spanning the UK, US and Asia. We provide value to our clients by providing actionable market data and intelligence which they use to help define their strategies.

We were founded by research veterans with the simple aim of doing research right, harnessing quality data on market-moving technologies to unlock new ideas, develop future strategies and power business growth. Today, IA delivers 100+ projects for 400+ global clients, every single year. Our analysts have some of the most respected and valued voices on the supply chain automation industry.

We’re now going through a period of rapid growth and are looking for a bright, passionate and curious research assistant to further scale our team.


You’ll be working in one of the most exciting areas of our business – supporting our team to deliver market intelligence reports in our Robotics & Warehousing Automation research team. Projects are many and varied, but typically will involve a combination of primary and secondary research. You will help support our secondary research efforts by collecting data and insight across a multitude of online sources including data platforms, financial reports, and press releases.

We have a reputation for hiring people who are keen to jump in and be challenged from day one, but you won’t have to go it alone. You’ll be working alongside the industry’s best analysts and will receive training and coaching of the highest standard – all done with a sense of teamwork, collaboration and fun.


You’ll need an eye for detail and a passion for collecting and analysing data via thorough and meticulous research of online sources. You have a confident and professional manner and excel at engaging with your team in order to share the information you are collecting and provide valuable insights. You need to be a flexible team player, always mindful of the need to collaborate with colleagues to make our business the very best it can be.

  • A bachelor’s degree is beneficial but not essential
  • A keen interest in technology with an ability to learn about new industries and technologies and how they are being implemented
  • Excellent research skills. You must be able to obtain the hard-to-find information and be excellent at organising and summarising that data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Analytical thinking – you will need to distil information quickly and solve analytical problems
  • Positivity towards your work and enthusiasm to learn


We offer a collaborative, trusting and supportive environment with exciting, diverse projects and an international team. We’re committed to a culture that encourages expertise to flourish. This means you’ll get plenty of opportunities for training and development, working alongside incredible analysts within the technology industry who will coach you to the highest standard. As an ambitious company focused on rapid growth, we aim to provide our team with an exciting and varied career full of opportunities.


  • Starting salary of £22 – 26k with the opportunity to increase this rapidly
  • Competitive benefits package, including private healthcare, discounted gym membership and other perks
  • Competitive pension program
  • 25 days’ paid vacation
  • Employer that respects and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • A friendly, flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunity to develop your career at a fast-growing company.

Applying is easy – simply send your CV and cover letter (email) to We look forward to hearing from you!

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