Team Leader - Research Project Management

Recruiter
IPSOS MORI
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

If you’re a hands on team leader with proven people management experience this could be the opportunity for you ….

We are one of the largest operations teams in the industry and we’re looking for a Project Management Team Leader to join our Telephone Centre.

UK Operations is home to around 200 people and is a dynamic and fast paced team. Sitting at the heart of the business we are involved from the project design phase and work in close partnership with the research teams throughout the project life cycle. Once a project is commissioned, we manage the scheduling, scripting, sampling, data collection, processing and delivery. To put it simply, we provide the researchers with the tools they need to give insight and recommendations to clients

What you’ll be doing:

As the Project Leader you’ll be accountable for the overall management of the project team. You’ll be accountable for day to day line management of a small team of project managers & executives to effectively manage capacity, resource and delivery working on a some of our biggest projects across the UK.

You’ll be working closely with various research teams and building strong relationships with the internal Project Clients to become a trusted advisor for telephone interviewing across the business. Along with managing the project executives, the key responsibilities will be to deliver projects on time and on budget and to contribute to the senior management team, you’ll have the opportunity to become an expert to lead and shape projects.

We are looking for a Team Leader with exceptional organisational & communications skills and a positive approach to problem solving. We are looking for someone with who has a proven background in line management, market research and project management. You’ll be an inspirational and energetic team leader who isn’t afraid to challenge and question current processes to pull the team together and drive performance.

To be successful in this role, we would love to meet someone with:

  • Excellent people management skills, able to motivate and grow their team
  • The ability to builds strong relationships within the business to challenge perceived ways of working and thinking
  • Commercial acumen who is results driven
  • Drive, energy and initiative. Works with others on ‘what more can we do’ rather than just accept the current ways of thinking/working. Gets buy in from others through their positive drive
  • A logical mind set who is exceptionally organised and able to copy with multitasking

If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!

This is a hands-on challenging role so what’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to make a real difference to our managers and colleagues
  • Join an innovative, international market leading organisation.

Along with:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company contributed pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 30 after 5 years) plus one extra day for your birthday
  • Life Insurance

A career at Ipsos MORI...

We are one of the world’s largest market research companies with offices in 88 countries. We are an innovative, entrepreneurial, client-focused organisation, providing research services to over 5,000 clients worldwide.

Proudly, we are the only global market research company that is still controlled and operated by market researchers. We aim to be intellectually curious and passionate researchers who set ourselves high standards and aim to work collaboratively to service our clients most effectively. We are consistently engaged in a variety of complex and high-profile projects in nearly every major industry, and work with governments, institutions and the world's leading brands and businesses.

We have an unparalleled depth of technical and industry knowledge, as well as innovative qualitative and quantitative expertise. Each of our key research specialisms are recognised centres of excellence. The type of work we do is very varied, from qualitative research in one market to over 20 markets and quantitative research on a one-off basis in one market to large international continuous studies.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We recognise that everybody is different and strive to harness those differences to create an inclusive environment where individuals feel valued, their talents are recognised and they are given every opportunity to develop their full potential.