Title:                    Research Analyst (Ad Hoc)

Job Type:            Full-time

Tenure:                Permanent

Location:             London, UK

Education:          Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)

Salary:                 £25,000/year


Please note that in order to be considered for this graduate opportunity you will need to complete an application form on our website


About us:


We invite you to come grow with us.


Research Partnership (part of Inizio Advisory) is one of the world's largest pharma market research and consulting agencies with over 300 researchers, consultants, project managers and support staff. Our teams are located across the globe, in Europe (London, Lyon), North America (New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco), India, and Singapore.


As individuals with diverse backgrounds, as a team with shared values, as professionals ready to reimagine health and life sciences—you can grow with us at a place that:


  • Makes a difference to human health
  • Shares values and celebrates progress
  • Puts people at the centre of everything


We are looking for bright, inquisitive graduates who are committed to pursuing a career in international pharmaceutical market research and consultancy.


We are recruiting Research Analysts to join our graduate programme in our Ad hoc team, involved in both qualitative and quantitative ad hoc research.


Research Analyst job role (qualitative and quantitative research):


As a Research Analyst you will work on both qualitative and quantitative research techniques. You will conduct qualitative research, involving content analysis of qualitative in depth interviews and focus groups. You will also carry out quantitative analysis, including coding, data / table checking, charting of quantitative data.


You will have the opportunity to contribute to projects end-to-end and develop your expertise and knowledge in multiple disease areas, but also specialise in quantitative only research focusing on statistical analysis for those with suitable backgrounds. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in conducting qualitative fieldwork (moderating interviews with healthcare professionals and patients).


Responsibilities also include:


  • Briefing of freelancers (e.g. analysts, moderators, coders, link checkers)
  • Drafting research materials (screeners, discussion guides, questionnaires)
  • Face-to-face / telephone interviews with key respondents
  • Day-to-day liaison with internal fieldwork team who oversee the management of fieldwork agencies and freelancers
  • Trouble-shoot field problems with internal fieldwork team, suggesting solutions
  • Ensure all fieldwork is conducted to time and budget


 For Research Analyst positions, we are looking for people with the following skills and attributes:


  • You are inquisitive and want to understand the “why”
  • You have good interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • You are proactive with a can-do attitude; able to identify issues and generate solutions
  • You have excellent organizational skills, are able to multi-task whilst maintaining a high level of focus on each task
  • You are creative and like seeking out novel solutions to client problems
  • You are numerate with a high degree of accuracy
  • You have, or are predicted, a 2.1 or 1st class honours degree (or equivalent) and have A-Level grades A*-C (or equivalent)
  • We encourage applicants with postgraduate degrees (e.g. MSc / MA programmes).
  • Ideally you have a degree in the sciences, management, social sciences (including history, geography and politics), mathematics or modern languages, but we are open to degrees from any background


We will be recruiting these positions over the course of May, June, and July 2023, with a start date of Wednesday 13th September 2023.




This role will primarily be based in our offices in Putney, London, and candidates must be able to work from our offices for a minimum of 2 days per week (occasionally more for training, team meetings, etc.)


During the first 3 weeks of the role, there will be a full training programme, conducted in-person at our London offices. All applicants must be able to attend these sessions in-person.


Ideal profile:

  • You are proactive, dedicated and enthusiastic, with a ‘can do’ attitude and approach
  • You demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as strengths in organisation and prioritisation
  • You are a collaborative team player who works well with colleagues
  • You communicate ideas and issues in an effective, straightforward fashion
  • You are highly motivated and want to seize opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career


Life at Research Partnership:


We love what we do and continuously strive for innovation and creativity. We believe everyone should continuously be learning and provide:


  • A comprehensive training and development programme for all staff, from entry level apprentice to senior management
  • A relaxed and friendly working environment
  • Social events - including a summer day out and end-of-year party, along with regular social events after office hours
  • Fundraising and charity events – we support Forever Angels, a children's charity whose aim is to care for abandoned babies in Tanzania, Africa, as well as the local charity, Fulham Good Neighbours


About Inizio Advisory:


Research Partnership is part of Inizio Advisory, a trusted advisor for health and life science companies that turns science into strategy, supporting execution at every stage of the product and patient journey from early commercialization to launch and beyond. Offering market research and insights; strategy; people and transformation consulting; and commercial benchmarking delivered through sector specific connected solutions and intelligence, Inizio Advisory helps create long-term value for clients and their patients.


Further information:


This is a full-time role, working in a hybrid pattern (2 days per week in the office) at our fantastic HQ location in Fulham Green, directly opposite Putney Bridge in London, which boasts free state-of-the-art gym with showers, on-site café, panoramic river views, landscaped gardens and regular social events.




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