Market Research Project Manager

Walnut Unlimited
Central London, UK
08 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Walnut Unlimited is more than a research agency.

We are Walnut Unlimited: the human understanding agency. Human behaviour experts and attentive consultants. We help brands reconnect with people, by understanding people.

We are leading the way in blending some of the latest research techniques and approaches to really understand what people think, say and do. Whether that is applying neuroscience, behavioural sciences or just different ways of approaching problems, we are constantly looking for ways to better understand human behaviour.

If you have a hunger to better understand people and a desire to help brands help us all, get in touch. We put talent at the heart of everything we do, we want to help you fulfil your goals, as well as ours.

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Market Research Project Manager to join our busy Operations team.

You will work closely with the research and data services team to implement a broad range of activities in support of the data collection process for market research projects, ensuring relevant and necessary quality control standards are met.

You will be a company's expert in fieldwork queries and communication, being the primary contact and resource for research teams.

This role can be based in either our Winchester or London office

As a Market Research Project Manager, you will:
  • Play a pivotal role, taking responsibility for maintaining and growing relationships with key (and potential) clients; and for ensuring the smooth running of projects through the operational research process
  • Oversee all aspects of the operational project cycle from commission to data delivery, ensuring high quality, accurate and timely data
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the client's project requirements and our internal feasibilities
  • Manage your time to effectively deliver project requirements, considering the different potential levels of those involved in other parts of the process
  • Provide fresh thinking and appropriate challenge
  • Build client and supplier relationships and works with the rest of the team to deliver projects on time
  • Be margin and cost focussed on all projects passing through your remit
  • Be the Go-to person for client queries, reassurance and/or project related operational issues
  • Assist with proposals and deliver quotes to ensure they meet the client's requirements effectively and offer the client the best solution overall

  • Ideally you will have gained solid experience in a similar role and be looking to take the next step in your career
  • You will have an excellent delivery skill set, with a demonstrable track record of delivering successful research projects to time and budget
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to explain in a clear and concise manner
  • A self-starter with initiative, flexibility and commitment to a strong team ethos
  • You'll be highly organised and methodical, able to follow process
  • Be comfortable taking responsibility, with the wider team for profitability of the account to achieve revenue targets and maintain margin levels of internal work
  • The ability to build effective relationships and successfully interpret researcher's requirements
  • Ideally you will hold a Prince2, Lean or Six Sigma qualification

  • 25 Days' Holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare Cashback Plan (Incl. Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Travel loan and Cycle to work schemes
  • Annual lifestyle allowance

And a whole lot more...

We will be reviewing all applications on Friday 18th October 2019

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. All candidates will be considered equally, however, unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship.

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