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We are looking for a Location Planning Partner

The role of the Location Planning Partner (LPP) is to be the key link between our customers and the rest of the Geolytix team. Interested?

31st January 2023

At GEOLYTIX we seek new and innovative ways to make spatial analytics accessible, exciting and indispensable.  Our customers span the retail, financial, property, leisure and food & beverage industries, across the world.

We build innovative solutions to support our clients to make better decisions combining various forecasting methods and statistical models, GIS and web tools to create bespoke solutions.  We are always looking to do things better.

We have fun and value every member of our team.

Are you our next Location Planning Partner?

About the Role

Our Location Planning Partners understand and can articulate the art and science of location analysis and are passionate about its value in decision making.  They also understand the broader context of our customers businesses and how location analysis fits within that.

From conducting detailed individual site assessments and impact forecasts, through to formulating and landing store location strategies, the role is diverse with each day different to the next.

You will work on projects both in the UK and overseas, collaborating with all our internal teams, from Data Scientists, Location Planners, Software Developers & Data Engineers. You will also be central to the day to day running of projects from overseeing objectives and goals, creating and managing detailed project plans and ensuring regular and efficient communication across all stakeholders.

Our blog a day in the life of a Location Planning Partner highlights a little more on the role.

About You

  • You have strong analytical skills and can integrate and interpret quantitative and qualitative data to produce practical and commercially relevant outputs
  • You know your way around a GIS and understand a variety of forecasting techniques
  • You are passionate about the world of retail, and have a good grasp of geography and demographics
  • You will be able to interact comfortably with our customers, interpreting their needs and engaging senior management
  • You can deliver clear, engaging written and verbal presentations and papers, communicating across all types of stakeholders - senior management, in-house location teams, non-location planning customer (eg.IT), modellers, developers etc.
  • You can maintain an ongoing future relationship with our clients, playing an active role in understanding their developing needs and supporting with new initiatives
  • You have an eye for detail and enjoy being organised and are pro-active
  • You are comfortable working with tight deadlines and multi-tasking
  • You’re a people person, building relationships with colleagues and clients as you lead projects
  • You are based, and have the right to work in the UK

Your qualifications and experience

  • A university degree – ideally geography, town planning, economics, statistics or similar
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Relevant industry sector knowledge ideal but not essential
  • A strong communicator with the ability to work with colleagues and clients remotely across the globe
  • Be able to provide evidence of attention to detail, proactivity and managing deadlines

Other stuff

Our offices are in Leeds and Clerkenwell, London. The role can be located in either. Competitive salary. We’re a young and growing company who embrace flexible working; full time or part time, family friendly hours and/or working from home days considered


  • Flexible working
  • City Centre office location
  • Vitality Health membership
  • Great maternity and paternity schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tusker Car Purchase scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Opportunity for all employees to become a shareholder on our long term incentive plan


If you are interested in this role and are looking for your next challenge, please send your CV and cover letter to

No agencies please.

Main Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

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