Research Manager

Our client is looking for an experienced researcher to join their team as a Research Manager. They are looking for someone with a specialism in quantitative based research. The role will mostly focus on public / quasi-public sectors, and they work with government departments and higher education institutes often. If you’re looking for a fantastic opportunity to break into social research, or to further your career within the field, this could be the role for you.

Our Client

Our client is a long-standing member of the research community, with other 30 years of experience working in social and public research. They are curious, bright and dedicated to their work, well known for helping clients make smart decisions. They look for smart, capable individuals wanting to push themselves and gain mastery in their field. Their market is constantly changing, and as such, they are adaptable and agile, willing and able to navigate the market and remain experts.

Whether helping government departments or not-for-profits, they specialise in shaping public policy and investment. They also help brands build their reputation and image. They are looking to expand the commercial aspect of their business.

The Role – Research Manager

You will be a core member of the quantitative research team, managing and developing the junior researchers. You’ll get to work with both B2C and B2B clients. The role also includes project management: you will develop project plans while supervising progress and managing operational budgets. Most importantly, you will lead in the development of insights. It is highly beneficial to have line management experience as you will be managing 2-4 people. Experience building and nurturing client partnerships will be important.

The role will mostly involve the following key core skills: sampling knowledge and statistical analysis.

Advantageous skills include experience in Q, Desktop Reporter and SPSS. Experience in qualitative research is also a bonus.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate is a degree qualified researcher with at least 3 years of experience in a market research agency. The role is detail-oriented so you must wield strong analytical and numerical skills. You will have strong time management and know how to prioritise and manage your own time and that of your teams.

If this of interest, please apply below or send an email to with your CV.