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Research Manager

A leading Research Agency based in Central London is seeking a highly skilled and detail oriented Research Manager to join their fast-growing team. This is a Permanent, Full-Time position paying up to £35,000 (d.o.e.) per annum + Benefits.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead the efficient running of the project and supervise and delegate to project teams on a job-by-job basis confidently, clearly and effectively.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently through effective planning and prioritisation.
  • Manage project finances, keeping costs within budget and notifying project directors of potential problems.
  • Facilitate the professional development of Research Team
  • Be the first point of contact for the client on all agreed projects.
  • Actively take control of day-to-day client interaction.
  • Develop and maintain a professional, pro-active relationship with clients.
  • Develop new business through the understanding and management of client needs.
  • Produce insightful, in-depth and publishable reports including quality questionnaires and specifications.
  • Produce thoughtful, creative and impactful presentations and deliver or co-deliver these.
  • Conduct interviewer briefings and monitor daily fieldwork.
  • Improve knowledge of new developments and trends (technological, socio-political and economic) within business sectors and the research industry more widely.
  • Identify client / business development opportunities and share these with the project directors.

About you:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Good experience of managing projects from inception meetings to reporting.
  • Strong project management and quantitative research (methodologies) experience.
  • Experience of managing or conducting quantitative research projects.
  • Good understanding of a variety of research techniques and practices.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SPSS.
  • Highly numerate and literate.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and clients in a clear, convincing and organised manner.
  • Good leadership skills with a willingness to develop others.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!