Senior Research Executive / Research Manager

Karian Box
North Yorkshire
06 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Research Executive / Research Manager

Location: York, North Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Do you enjoy research and finding out what people think?

Can you analyse data to bring the story to life?

Are you keen to expand your skills and be part of a creative, energetic team?

Are you highly organised with strong project management skills?

We have several exciting opportunities for talented and driven researchers to develop their careers at our fast-growing agency in the heart of York.

Who are we?

Karian and Box are a vibrant employee engagement consultancy who run research projects and provide insight into employee engagement for our clients to positively impact their performance. Put simply, we help our clients understand what motivates their employees and come up with ways to make their businesses even better places to work.

We have a strong reputation with many of the UK’s biggest brands, including Aviva, Barclays, BP, British Airways, HSBC, FirstGroup and The Co-op to name a few.

As employee engagement specialists, we love what we do. By joining the Insight Team your responsibilities would include:

• Managing research projects from initiation through to delivery, including survey design and build, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, and creating visually interesting reports;
• Planning delivery of research projects and ensuring that key milestones are met;
• Leading client project meetings and acting as a key point of contact for clients;
• Liaising with our internal teams to meet client and project objectives;
• Building effective relationships with colleagues and clients;
• Ensuring our clients are happy by providing consistently high-quality service and maintaining our reputation for excellence.
• Managing the workload of, and mentoring, more junior team members and freelancers.

In growing our team, we’re looking for talented individuals who:

• Have two to five years’ relevant work experience, in a market research agency, in-house research team or similar role;
• Are educated to degree level (minimum 2:2), preferably in an applicable discipline;
• Are highly organised and have excellent planning and time-management skills, with the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations;
• Are analytical / curious thinkers with an enjoyment of and aptitude for working with numbers;
• Can turn data into insight and tell the story in a non-technical way;
• Have impeccable attention to detail and always strive to deliver the best possible work;
• Are enthusiastic, self-motivated, eager to learn, and able to quickly apply new techniques and take feedback on board;
• Are effective in a team setting, but also able to work and make decisions independently;
• Are proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, (knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), SPSS/SAS and Access is desirable).

By joining us, in return for your valued contribution we’ll offer you the following benefits:

• A competitive salary
• Bonus scheme
• 25 days holiday entitlement per annum
• Private health insurance (after a qualifying period)
• Access to the Karian and Box Flexible Benefits portal
• And because we take employee engagement so seriously, we’re also an employee-owned business – after a qualifying period you will be eligible to participate in our Share Investment Plan.

At Karian and Box we offer a friendly and exciting environment with emphasis on hard work and enjoying what we do. We are an energetic bunch and we’re passionate about our work.

Sound interesting?

Please click on APPLY and forward your current up to date CV and cover letter, stating your salary expectations, details of any notice period, and explaining your suitability for this role.

Due to the number of applications we receive for this role, if you have not heard from us by 30th April 2018, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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