Associate Director - Business & Consumer Insight

40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP60000/annum
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an expert in leading high-value, high-profile and sensitive research projects from design to analysis? Do you have 6-8 years of agency-based research experience? This a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation in the field of research.

Job Overview:

Associate Directors lead, manage, oversee and deliver research projects and contribute significantly to the development of profitable client relationships. They are able to operate at a senior level with clients and are expected to generate significant revenue from existing clients as well as help establish new revenue-generating relationships.

Job Description:

* Lead high-value, high-profile and sensitive research projects from design to analysis;
* Manage teams of researchers to ensure that all projects are delivered to agreed budgets and timetables;
* Ensure that all projects deliver insightful, intelligent and actionable insights drawn from robust research;
* Line manage and support the professional development of specific Research Managers, SREs and REs and contribute to their yearly appraisal and six monthly review in line with the company's policies;
* Produce and present sophisticated and compelling analysis of research to clients;

Required Skills and Abilities:

* 6-8 years of agency-based research experience across a range of industry sectors;
* Experience of leading teams to deliver major research projects, including developing and using innovative research techniques;
* Experience of using research to provide high quality insight and advice for major clients, tailored to their requirements and using expert knowledge of their sector;
* Excellent verbal and written presentation skills (including visual design), with extensive experience of leading the writing and delivery of presentations to clients;
* Experience of leading the development and management of major client relationships to deliver new work, including proposing work to clients