Senior Research Executive




A.I, Advertising & Branding, Automotive, B2B, Brand & Comms, Business Development / New Business, Consumer / FMCG, Consumer Packaged Goods/Packaging , Data Science/Analytics, Digital, Financial Services, Innovation & NPD, IT/Telecoms/Tech, Leisure/Tourism, Media/Social Media, NFP/Charity, NPD/Design, Pharma/Healthcare, Project Management / Operations, Public Sector, Social & Policy, Qualitative, Quantitative, Reputation Research & PR, Retail, Strategy, Sustainability, Utilities / Energy, UX/CX/CUSSAT


£29,000 to £36,000 Per Annum



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Senior Research Executive to 36K 


Job Description

My client is an award-winning full-service research agency which handles major qualitative and quantitative studies for a wide variety of high-profile clients. With offices in London and Edinburgh, it offers a variety of approaches and is a market leader in the use of stated preference.  


The agency’s broad expertise positions it at the forefront of market research and the company provides valuable, strategic research solutions across a range of sectors, including being one of the UK’s leading insight agencies in the utilities and transportation sectors. It also has a significant presence in central & local government and in the travel and tourism, healthcare, postal and financial services sectors.


Every member of the team has the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and proposals, creating an interesting, challenging and rewarding working environment where the ongoing exchange of ideas is actively encouraged.    


My client  is a growing company and is widely respected for the quality of its work, both of which are achieved through the dedication and camaraderie of its team.


Benefits include:


n   25 days leave p/a plus additional service-related leave to a maximum of 30 days

n   company contributory pension scheme

n   profit related bonus




They are looking to expand its team of researcher. The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a research agency and will preferably have insight experience in the utilities, transport, postal, healthcare or finance sectors. 


You  will need to demonstrate a creative approach to research briefs and a natural, confident and fresh communication style. In addition, an interest in undertaking both qualitative and quantitative work would be beneficial.


The role itself will encompass all the elements set out below. A sound knowledge of, and ability to undertake, a range of the following immediately upon joining will be very useful although full support and any necessary training will be provided:


Proposal Management:

n   meeting with clients where appropriate

n   writing & costing proposals

n   liaising with Proposal Director, field department, data processing department

n   presenting proposals to clients when necessary

n   ensuring proposals conform to house style and ISO20252 requirements.


Project Management:

n   managing project teams and holding meetings when necessary

n   liaising with Project Directors, appropriate internal departments, sub-contractors etc

n   liaising with clients

n   ensuring projects are undertaken to timescale and budget

n   designing questionnaires/topic guides and other project materials and testing them

n   briefing interviewers/recruiters

n   developing data/tab specs for DP department and analysing data

n   preparing and giving presentation(s)

n   writing final reports

ensuring all project management & materials conform to house style and ISO 20252 requirements

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