Senior Research Manager

Sue Hill Recruitment
Edinburgh, Midlothian
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job: Senior Research Manager
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Our client is an independent full-service research agency with extensive experience in healthcare, financial services, retail and several other sectors. Established almost 30 years ago, they are experienced and passionate research experts working across a full range of regulated industries and also with non-regulated clients. They aim to deliver innovative, targeted and tailored insights. Every employee is given the opportunity to develop their research skills and experience the agency’s work at first hand. Due to recent successes, they have created a new job for a Senior Research Manager to join their London team.

What you’ll be doing
As a Senior Research Manager you will be the first point of contact for clients, responsible for projects from proposal to debrief supported by a Project Director. You will utilise your experience of delivering high quality outcomes for your clients in a commercial setting. You’ll have experience of working in a research job in either a client-side or an agency environment. This job involves a varied workload using different methodologies.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients to define complex business objectives
  • Selecting the most appropriate research methodology and techniques
  • Designing qualitative and quantitative research plans
  • Overseeing the design of research questionnaires
  • Managing and mentoring others
  • Reviewing the analyses and reports of others

Who you are
You are someone who can build strong relationships with clients and maintain existing ones. You are passionate about research with a “can do” attitude. As a Senior Research Manager you will be able to manage multiple project types (qualitative and quantitative), prioritise resources, time and tasks and undertake project management.

You are:

  • Able to design questionnaires, analyse data and produce creative, engaging and commercially focussed deliverables
  • Keen to learn new things, try new approaches and develop your skillset further
  • A friendly team player, willing to show flexibility when required

What’s in it for me?

The company offers great remuneration with a bonus scheme and a generous holiday package. There are excellent training and personal development opportunities available.