Ref 11508

Associate Director – Global Research Agency.

  • £60000
We are working with a global research agency that works with the world’s most recognised brands. They are looking for a qualitative Associate Director to join their tight-knit qual team that operates like a boutique within a larger agency structure! 
  • The Company

    They are a truly global agency that sits at the intersection of research and strategy, providing strategic insights to clients in the FMCG, financial services, automotive, travel and retail sectors. And, as they are one of the largest research agencies in the UK, they are able to provide some of the best training on the market as you progress your career as a qualitative researcher. 

  • The Opportunity

    You will be working on bespoke ad-hoc projects from end to end. From concept testing to market understanding, brand strategy and front-end innovation sprints – no project will ever be the same. If you are a fan of FMCG research, this role is for you, as you will be working on multi-market strategic qual projects for a huge confectionery brand across multiple categories. 

  • The Candidate

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • 5+ years of agency side experience.
    • Strong experience in working on qualitative research projects from end-to-end.
    • Strong interest in working with FMCG clients.

Posted By.

  • Cameron Maskell Headshot

    Cameron Maskell

    Lead Consultant

    Insight & Strategy

  • Share this job

      Apply.

      Similar Jobs.

      Ref 11512

      Project Associate | Strategic Insight.

      • £35,000
      Want the chance to be part of the growth story of a rapidly growing agency that will provide plenty of opportunity for career advancement? If you thrive in a dynamic, forward-thinking environment, then look no further.
      • The Agency

        A rapidly growing firm – having just delivered their biggest month of revenue – with a global footprint, trusted by Fortune 50 companies for their unmatched expertise in technology and telecoms.

        A focus on strategic human insights sets them apart, allowing them to deliver tangible results in customer experience, marketing, product, and go-to-market strategies.

      • The Day-To-Day

        You’ll play a pivotal role in orchestrating field duties across projects and managing operational tasks. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you’ll collaborate closely with team members to ensure seamless project execution.

        Your responsibilities will span participant recruitment, screener development, recruiter liaison, project documentation, and troubleshooting recruitment issues. Additionally, you’ll contribute to office and dairy management, and general admin support.

      • The Ideal Candidate

        To excel in this role, previous experience as a field manager is essential. You should possess exceptional organisational skills, unwavering attention to detail, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks with finesse.

        You’re an individual with a positive, proactive mindset, who is collaborative, communicative, and dedicated to producing top-tier work.

      Posted By.

    • Rudy Fernando Headshot

      Rudy Fernando

      Director

      Insight & Strategy

    • Share this job

        Apply.

        Similar Jobs.

        Ref 11513

        Associate Consultant | Market Intel.

        • £36,000
        Ready for career that offers both challenge and growth? Want to become part of a diverse team with an international outlook? Where your ideas and contributions are valued from day one?
        • About The Agency

          Located in the vibrant heart of West London, they are at the forefront of providing research, consulting, and bespoke data services to clients. Their work sets industry standards and shapes the future of the financial services sector.

          With a workforce of over 50 dedicated individuals, they thrive on collaboration and their culture fosters creativity and professional growth.

        • The Day-to-Day

          As an Associate, you’ll dive into the exciting world of international research, from conducting surveys and executive interviews, to analysing data and writing reports.

          You’ll work closely with a team of experts. With significant individual responsibility and the chance to be part of larger project teams, you’ll develop essential skills for a successful career in market intelligence.

        • The Ideal Candidate

          • At least 18 months to 2 years of post-degree work experience
          • Exceptional communication, writing, and numerical skills
          • The knack for building and nurturing relationships with global research contacts
          • The ability to work independently and within a team.
          • Native-level proficiency in English, with fluency in a second language.

        Posted By.

      • Rudy Fernando Headshot

        Rudy Fernando

        Director

        Insight & Strategy

      • Share this job

          Apply.

          Similar Jobs.

          Ref 11487

          Senior Consultant | Human-Centred Strategy Consultancy.

          • £100,000
          Looking for a career-defining opportunity? A leading London-based consultancy specialising in tech, is on the lookout for a Senior Consultant to join their growing team. If you're passionate about turning insights into actionable strategies and thrive in a high-impact environment, this role is for you.
          • The Consultancy

            They’re a rapidly growing firm—having just delivered their biggest month of revenue—with a global footprint, trusted by Fortune 50 companies for their unmatched expertise in technology and telecom.

            A focus on strategic human insights sets them apart, allowing them to deliver tangible results in customer experience, marketing, product, and go-to-market strategies.

          • The Day-to-Day

            Reporting to a Director, you’ll lead qualitative research, conduct in-depth interviews, and analyse data to uncover valuable insights. Your knack for storytelling will be key as you craft compelling narratives that drive client impact.

            As a key member of a growing team, you’ll have the chance to shape internal company culture and trajectory, with opportunities for rapid advancement and a say in the future consultancy direction.

            Key responsibilities include:

            • Strategy: Delivering impactful analysis, influencing senior stakeholders, and proposing solutions that drive business impact.
            • Design: Employing design thinking methods to understand human nature and propose compelling solutions.
            • Insights: Designing bespoke research approaches, managing projects, and synthesising insights.
            • Project Delivery: Crafting reports, delivering presentations, and providing client workshop input.
            • Business Development: Assisting in proposal development and client discussions, generating new business IP, and contributing to thought leadership.
          • The Ideal Candidate

            • 6+ years of experience in strategic insights or consulting.
            • Experience working with tech clients.
            • A track record of collaborating with with clients, fieldwork suppliers, and internal team members, building strong working relationships across the board.

          Posted By.

        • Rudy Fernando Headshot

          Rudy Fernando

          Director

          Insight & Strategy

        • Share this job

            Apply.

            Similar Jobs.

            Ref 11474

            UX Researcher | Strategic Consultancy.

            • £50,000
            Ready to elevate your UX research career with a leading agency? We are working with a strategic consultancy that has a new opening for a UX Researcher to join their highly successful team and play a pivotal role in shaping its future.
            • About The Agency

              Highly distinguished, the agency seamlessly integrates various disciplines to offer strategic advice and insights to an illustrious client portfolio including Google, BBC, Figma, and Warner Bros.

              They are a cornerstone in media, technology, advertising, and entertainment consulting, boasting numerous awards for excellence. They provide an environment where curiosity is celebrated, and your impact is profound.

            • The Day-to-Day

              As a UX Researcher, you’ll spearhead groundbreaking projects focused on app and game developers for a major tech player. Engage with cutting-edge challenges, from Generative AI to app store optimisation and wellness app content strategy.

              You’ll get to collaborate with industry giants such as Google, BBC, and Formula E, while contributing to new business initiatives and shaping the agency’s trajectory.

            • Key Attributes

              The successful candidate brings:

              • 3-6 years of UX/qual research experience.
              • A passion for tech, media, and entertainment.
              • Strong methodological and adept project management skills.
              • Creativity, flair and a zest for business development.

            Posted By.

          • Rudy Fernando Headshot

            Rudy Fernando

            Director

            Insight & Strategy

          • Share this job

              Apply.

              Similar Jobs.

              Ref 11466

              Senior Consultant | Innovative Eye-Tracking.

              • £45,000
              Want to move away from traditional market research? Want to join an agency at the forefront of revolutionising advertising market research? If you have a passion for turning data into actionable insights, love tackling challenging projects, and thrive in a culture that values curiosity and innovation, this is the opportunity for you. 
              • The Agency

                They’re on a mission to help advertisers and publishers understand the reality of attention.

                They’ve grown exponentially in the last five years, developing world-leading eye-tracking technology, including a solution for mobile phones—a world first!

                They work with giants like Tesco, Google, British Gas, and Adidas, advising on creative development and media placement that supports profitable decision-making. 

              • The Day-To-Day

                As a Senior Consultant, you’ll take full responsibility for managing research projects, from writing proposals to coordinating implementation.

                You’ll be the main point of contact for clients, ensuring their needs are not just met but exceeded.

                Your work will be challenging and stimulating and have a real impact on clients’ success.

              • The Ideal Candidate

                • 5 years’ experience in agency-side quantitative market research 
                • Experience in media and advertising research
                • Excellent consulting and storytelling skills
                • Strong analytical skills with ability to turn quantitative data into actionable insights

              Posted By.

            • Rudy Fernando Headshot

              Rudy Fernando

              Director

              Insight & Strategy

            • Share this job

                Apply.

                Similar Jobs.

                Ref 11470

                Analyst/Senior Analyst – Sports Industry.

                • £35-£47k
                🌐 Outstanding Career Opportunity in Sports Research and Consulting! Hello Sports Fans! A renowned research and consulting agency in the sports industry is currently seeking a seasoned Analyst to join their esteemed team in London.
                • 🔍 About the Agency:

                  Distinguished by a global presence with offices in London, New York, and Sydney, the agency collaborates with premier sports leagues, teams, and sponsors worldwide. Their expertise lies in advising on strategic investment optimization for maximal returns.

                • 📊 Role Emphasis: Media & Sponsorship Analytics 🌐

                  As an integral part of the team, the selected candidate will focus on the intricate realm of media and sponsorship analytics, translating data into actionable insights and delivering superior client servicing.

                • 🌠Why Choose Them?

                  • Strategic Challenges: Undertake a role that tests and enhances analytical prowess.
                  • Team Unity: Beyond colleagues, they function as a cohesive unit with occasional team-building days.
                  • Hybrid Work Model: Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement.
                  • Professional Growth: The commitment to talent development is evident through structured training and continuous support.
                • 🌟 Key Responsibilities:

                  • Analysing data intricately to produce tailored commercial insights.
                  • Crafting comprehensive reports that effectively communicate findings to clients.
                  • Efficiently managing expectations, both externally with clients and internally with the team.
                  • Immersing oneself fully in the dynamic worlds of sports, data, and business.
                • 🚀 Requirements:

                  • Proven Experience: About of 2 years in research, data analysis, consulting, or sports business.
                  • Passion for Sports: A genuine enthusiasm for the sports industry is a prerequisite.
                  • Technical Proficiency: Mastery of Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with coding (SQL, Python, etc.) is advantageous.
                  • Communication Excellence: The ability to articulate complex insights clearly is crucial.

                  If you are prepared to embark on a meaningful career journey with this agency, apply now and contribute to their legacy in the sports research and consulting arena!

                  #SportsResearch #CareerOpportunity #AnalyticsExcellence #NowHiring 🌐

                Posted By.

              • Francis Nicholson Headshot

                Francis Nicholson

                Director

                Insight, Data Analytics and Strategy

              • Share this job

                  Apply.

                  Similar Jobs.

                  Ref 11468

                  Senior Research and Content Manager – Legal Services.

                  • £50,000
                  The Company: Looking for a dynamic gig in the legal research and consulting world? 🌐 This is the the place to be! With 40 years of expertise in labour market trends, salaries, and unique niches like historic abuse effects on careers, subtle brain injuries' impact on employment, and more, they're leaders in the game. While they rock the legal sector, they're on the hunt for a Senior Research and Content Manager to spread the word about their awesome work. Ready to dive into innovative research projects and publications?
                  • The Purpose of the Role:

                    This is an exciting new role which ultimately has been created to help this consultancy leverage it’s research expertise and consultancy experience in and beyond it’s current marketplace. You will do this through a mix of collaboration on existing initiatives, spotting opportunities to tender for research funding to contribute to policies, proposing new publication ideas, editing and drafting articles, identifying dissemination outlets, and spearheading long-term research projects, ultimately helping the consultancy to expand the applications of it’s knowledge base.

                  • The role is packed with impactful responsibilities:

                    • Craft and implement a killer publications strategy for maximum visibility and impact in the legal sector.
                    • Coordinate the writing, editing, and proofreading of compelling articles and research papers.
                    • Team up with experts to make complex info digestible for different audiences.
                    • Stay on top of the latest trends in employment and labour markets.
                    • Find the perfect outlets for publication—journals, conferences, online platforms, you name it.
                    • Build and nurture relationships with key media contacts to showcase their expertise.
                    • Collaborate with the research team on funding proposals and grant applications.
                    • Keep a sharp eye on potential funding sources and ensure timely submissions.
                  • And that's not all!

                    After some training, dive into assisting with independent expert reports:

                    • Conduct primary and secondary research.
                    • Interpret and analyse data, drawing logical conclusions.
                    • Research salary info and crunch the numbers for various occupations.

                    Who they’re looking for: ideally you will have touched on research evidence for policy informing, have an understanding of the legal profession and an interest/experience of editing/writing/ publishing and are a great Project Manager!

                    Ready for a role that’s as dynamic as it gets and can grow as you develop? Get in touch!

                  Posted By.

                • Francis Nicholson Headshot

                  Francis Nicholson

                  Director

                  Insight, Data Analytics and Strategy

                • Share this job

                    Apply.

                    Similar Jobs.

                    Ref ED11457

                    Associate Director | Strategic Insight Agency.

                    • £65,000
                    Are you bored of working on the same briefs every day? We have partnered with this award winning agency who are looking for an Associate Director to join their team. 
                    • The Company

                      • A London based Insight Studio that has won multiple awards for producing great work and being a great place to work.
                      • A diverse range of leading brands, including Nando’s, Tesco, Greggs, Asda, and Vue Cinema.
                      • A company that prioritises their employees and a positive working environment with regular social events, generous annual leave, food in the office, and other amazing benefits.
                    • The Role

                      •  A chance to lead the full project lifecycle, from finding new business and onboarding clients to delivering high-end research and presenting findings.
                      • Projects include mostly ad-hoc strategic briefs, such as customer experience, segmentations, brand tracking, brand strategy and development launch.
                      • Opportunity to line manage or mentor junior researchers.
                    • The Ideal Candidate

                      • A mixed methods Research Manager or Associate Director. 
                      • Experience running ad-hoc projects and juggling multiple at a time.
                      • A strong communicator and great leadership skills, confident running the team and presenting to stakeholders.
                      • It would be ideal if you have experience winning new business or writing pitches and proposals.

                    Posted By.

                  • Erika Denman Headshot

                    Erika Denman

                    Consultant

                    Insight & Strategy

                  • Share this job

                      Apply.

                      Similar Jobs.

                      Ref 11450

                      Associate | Strategic Advisory Firm.

                      • £85,000
                      • The Company

                        We are currently working with a global strategic advisory firm that specialises in business-critical issues, who are looking for a mixed-methods Associate to join their team in London. They are a global corporate reputation advisory that has twenty-seven offices across eighteen different countries. They work with over a third of the FTSE 100, consulting them on areas such as crisis management, employee engagement and campaign advisory.

                      • The Opportunity

                        This role will lie within the research hub, where you will conduct both qualitative and quantitative opinion research, as well as analyse conversations taking place in the media and online. The insights that you produce will inform client strategy, underpinning campaign and communication strategies, and provide key insights at business-critical moments. If you want to work closely with clients and be able to see the implementation of your work, this is the role for you!

                      • The Candidate

                        The ideal candidate will have:

                        • Understanding and experience of research across: corporate reputation; message testing; public affairs; crisis and corporate issues; branding.
                        • A proven track record in opinion research and using data to advise clients on critical issues.
                        • Cross-sector experience, in one or more of these areas: financial services; energy & resources; pharmaceutical & healthcare; consumer goods; technology media & telecoms.

                      Posted By.

                    • Cameron Maskell Headshot

                      Cameron Maskell

                      Lead Consultant

                      Insight & Strategy

                    • Share this job

                        Apply.

                        Similar Jobs.