Optimisa Research – Current Vacancies


Optimisa Research – Current Vacancies

Title: Research Managers/Senior Research Executives
Categories: Research
Location: London
Job Information:

We are looking for an experienced SRE or RM level researcher who has solid experience of full service research, especially ad hoc research projects.  You will work with some of the best brands, across a range of industry sectors whilst working with some really great people.  You should have agency experience and be adept at proposal writing, research design, reporting and insight.  You will be given lots of support and opportunities and you will be encouraged to achieve your personal potential.

Personal Qualities we look for
In line with our cultural values, ideal candidates will be:

  • Fearless
  • Nimble
  • Smart thinking
  • Team players
  • Whole hearted
  • Fun!

You should also be passionate about research, possess innate curiosity, a highly analytical mind with the ability to articulate meaningful insights in a compelling way.

Research Skills you will need

  • Experience across different sectors and methodologies
  • Comfort with all aspects of the research process
  • Experience across the full research lifecycle from proposals and pitches through to debrief writing and presentation
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships and new business
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Commitment to producing high quality output
  • A strong commercial focus

Key areas of responsibility         

  • Preparation of proposals and client pitches
  • Specification of methodology and preparation of projects costs
  • Play an active role in client meetings
  • Build relationships with existing and new clients
  • Manage client relationships on a day-to-day basis, ensuring clear and timely communication based on an understanding of their business needs and objectives
  • Active involvement in analysis sessions developing key themes and inputting on conclusions and recommendations
  • Full responsibility for running small scale projects, ensuring timescales and budgets are adhered to and deliverables meet client needs
  • Create questionnaires from scratch on small projects and play a key role in developing questionnaires on larger studies
  • Write effective DP specs and check the accuracy of data output
  • Be able to design and build the presentation to fit with the client’s business needs
  • Line management of a Research Assistant or Research Executive
  • Act as a role model for junior researchers providing guidance, support and mentoring

Optimisa Research does not discriminate on the grounds of ‘protected characteristics’ as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

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