Research Manager

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Sales & Marketing

Central Employment are working in partnership with a leading full-service research agency based in the North East and London.  They have a new and exciting opportunity for a Research Manager to join their strategic research team, working with a number of brands on their tailored research activities. 

We are open to engaging with experienced Research Managers based from London, however regular travel to the North East will be required.

Responsibilities

  •  Ensure that all projects are delivered to a consistent high quality in line with expectations .
  • Take a proactive role in business development opportunities, working to inform prospects of the offer.
  •  Designing sharp, honed and convincing proposals that impress clients in terms of their proposition and delight in their design
  • All deliverables are tailored to meet client expectations as specified in the accepted proposed solution.
  • Ensure that existing clients are retained by developing relationships with key personnel and relevant stakeholders through regular communication, successful project delivery and a full understanding of their challenges and organisations.
  •  The RM has a number of SREs and REs under their remit, with responsibility for their development plans, coaching, administration, managing workload, review and appraisals (with support from senior leadership and HR).
  • All costings, proposals, internal administration and project documents are checked for consistency and accuracy.

Skills

  • Able to sell and deliver a range of market research methodologies including both quantitative and qualitative techniques and ideally has a good understanding of market research statisticaltechniques and how they can be used to answer objectives
  • Proven experience of independently writing and pitching bespoke proposals and solutions to new and existing clients
  • Excellent project management capability
  • Capable of imparting knowledge to their team and inspiring a team of junior researchers
  • Excellent people skills, able to ensure smooth running of a team and work effectively with teams across the business as well as external suppliers
  • Able to build and maintain excellent internal and external relationships
  • A natural problem-solver and creative thinker
  • Commercially aware with strong business acumen
  • Able to turn data into insight, action and communicate research findings in an impactful and engaging way
  • Ideally a trained qualitative moderator or experience in qualitative moderation across a range of methodologies (focus groups, online qual, ethnography)

Knowledge/Experience: 

  • Excellent knowledge of a broad range of client business sectors which allows the successful development of added value and sector specific considerations to research projects.
  • Ideally experience in a market research agency or client-side research role
  • A depth of market research industry knowledge, particularly of tools, innovations and success.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing, market research or a related and relevant field

 

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