Senior Research Manager in London - MMR Research

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
8 days ago

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Are you a researcher looking for an exciting next step in your career? Do you enjoy working on high profile global accounts within the FMCG industry? If so, MMR may have the role for you! We are looking for an ambitious, energetic and self-motivated Senior Research Manager to join our London research team to work on global client accounts within the FMCG industry.What we do here at MMR...MMR is an independent, global consumer and sensory research agency specialising in food, drink, personal and household care research. We are industry leaders, guiding best in class innovation for our clients - partnering with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands.Our team of over 600 highly engaged, multi-disciplined employees are primarily dynamic research professionals, sensory experts and data scientists. We boast a true global reach with offices in Wallingford (near Oxford), London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Cali (Colombia), Bangkok, Durban and Amsterdam.What makes MMR special?We are a "people first" company that prides itself on collaboration, honesty and mutual trust. Don't take our word for it though, check us out on Glassdoor. You'll see we're currently rated at 4.7 out of 5 as an employer destination and a massive 99% of our employees would recommend working for us to a friend. Add to that 99% of our people approve of our CEO and you a general feel of what it means to be part of the MMR family.We're so proud of the work that we do. Next time you're in the supermarket think about how those products made their way onto the shelves - chances are we influenced most of them along the way. About our opportunityThis is a client-facing role within the research team, with the primary aim of developing small and medium sized accounts by growing, managing and maintaining client relationshipsResponsibilities include:Client interaction, research design, proposal writing and taking responsibility for quality of project deliveryAdding significant commercial value to debrief presentations via data interpretationThe focus of business development will be in building and growing long term relationships with clients.Analysing data (both quantitatively and qualitatively)Creating insightful presentationsAdding commercial value to your clients and in doing so growing your accounts and strengthening your relationshipsAs a hands-on researcher with sector knowledge, commitment to excellence in delivery, and assured confidence, you will be able to add real insight at debriefs. Experience in, and enjoyment of management is essential as you will be required to help coach and mentor more junior team members. This coaching and mentoring aspect will require you to build a complete understanding of the full project cycle in order to be able to help develop others. RequirementsSkills and Qualities: Previous experience within an ad-hoc agency environment, essentialQuantitative experience is essential and exposure to qualitative, preferableExperience of involvement in report writing, essentialAbility to tell a story from the data is essentialStrong organisational & time management skills, requiredExperience within FMCG beneficial, ideally including product testingEnthusiastic with a can-do attitudeNaturally curiousProactive and forward thinkingBuilds relationships easilyExcel in working in a team environment, and relish the challenges that bringsBenefitsWhat's in it For You?Here at MMR, we are about building a workplace for the future. We believe in equal opportunities and celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves.Our benefits are some of the best in the industry, we can share them with you if you want to know more. Our focus is not just on the expected benefits such as pensions and bonus schemes but the wellbeing of our employees. We've taken great strides to ensure that we support you to remain happy and healthy during your time with us.


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