Senior Research Executive - Probability Survey Unit

Recruiter
IPSOS MORI
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking to develop a career in one of the world’s largest Market Research Agencies?

Intro to team

The role is in the Probability Surveys Unit, which combines methodological expertise with excellent project management. It offers a fantastic opportunity to work on a range of Official and National Statistics surveys, such as Taking Part (on behalf of DCMS), DfE’s Childcare and early years survey of parents, the Commercial Victimisation survey for the Home Office and the Millennium Cohort Study (for the Centre for Longitudinal Studies). As well as working on projects, there is the opportunity to be involved at the cutting edge of survey methodology innovation, working alongside some of the best survey experts in the business.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Research Executive who is comfortable with quantitative research, and with a thirst for knowledge and an interest in research design and survey methodology. You must enjoy working in a fast moving environment, be motivated to learn and develop new methods, and want to develop strong working relationships with our clients and our internal suppliers. You will also need to be self-motivated, extremely organised, have an eye for detail, and possess the ability to work well in teams.

What you’ll be doing….

The main responsibilities will be Supporting senior staff on projects by:

  • Taking responsibility for specific aspects of larger projects
  • Looking after the day to day running of smaller projects.

This will involve being an effective project manager by:

  • Liaising with clients on a day to day basis
  • Managing relationships with internal suppliers
  • Designing, setting up and testing questionnaires
  • Monitoring fieldwork progress and reporting on progress
  • Checking and analysing data
  • Contributing to reports and presentations
  • Understanding and monitoring the financial progress of projects
  • Working effectively with the team, including supporting junior staff

About you…

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following (core skills):

  • Academic or work-related experience in social/market research or evaluation
  • Strong project management experience in delivering quantitative research projects
  • Proficiency in Excel and, ideally, SPSS
  • Be numerate, logical, and demonstrate an ability to understand data
  • Excellent communication, client handling and supplier negotiation skills
  • Excellent writing skills and experience of preparing reports and presentations
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative, motivation, and effective team working skills
  • Have an interest in developing junior members of the team.

About us…..

Ipsos MORI is the largest and most successful social research organisation in the UK, with over 200 multi-disciplined staff including evaluators, methodologists, statisticians, economists and policy specialists. We work with every government department, agencies and think tanks. Our work has a direct bearing on the decisions made by government, organisations and citizens.

Ipsos is one of the world’s largest market research companies with offices in 88 countries. We are an innovative, entrepreneurial, client-focused organization, providing research services to over 5,000 clients worldwide. 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 committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

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

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