Title:                    Research Manager (Custom Research)

Job Type:            Full-time

Tenure:               12-month FTC maternity cover contract

Location:            London, UK, or remote (UK)

 

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 250 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) and Asia (Singapore, India).

 

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

 

About the team:

 

Our Europe Custom Research team partners with global pharmaceutical and biotech clients to enable them to solve marketing, brand, advertising and communications problems through a mixture of innovative qualitative and quantitative market research techniques.

 

The Europe Custom Research team is not split into silos by client or therapy area, so you will be empowered to develop broad expertise across the healthcare landscape and will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of expert senior researchers and gain exposure to the full suite of research tools and techniques covered by the team.

 

About the Opportunity:

 

We are hiring this Research Manager position as an initial 12-month fixed-term contract as maternity cover. We are looking to appoint the position in April or May 2024. The role will sit embedded within a team, reporting into the Team Director and responsible for supporting the effective management of projects and junior staff. There may be the opportunity for the position to become a permanent role in future if there is a good mutual fit and business need for a permanent hire.

 

Your primary role:

 

  • Your responsibilities will include managing 2 to 3 projects at a time to meet objectives, whilst being an important point of contact for the clients
  • You will work on a mixture of Qualitative and Quantitative research projects
  • You will prepare and present the majority of client presentations
  • You will support senior management in training and management of junior staff
  • You will also help write proposals brought in by the directors and implement the project that you will then run on a daily basis

 

About You…

 

Your skills and experience:

 

  • At least 4 years of experience in market research with healthcare experience (or experience in other research sectors)
  • Experience with both Qualitative and Quantitative research techniques
  • Appreciation of marketing / client side issues
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi task under pressure and to tight deadlines

 

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

 

Benefits package

 

  • Company pension contributions of 5% available from your first day (salary sacrifice)
  • Increasing holiday entitlement for each year’s service, up to 30 days
  • Additional birthday day off
  • Private health insurance
  • Life Assurance plan
  • Group Income Protection

 

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. This role is also available on a remote worker basis (1 day per month in the office).

 

Our Pledge

 

At Research Partnership, we value inclusivity, recognize the power of diversity, and inspire the next generation of change-makers. We are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in creating a work environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We aim to recruit from a diverse slate of candidates and foster an environment that provides the right conditions for long-term success. We welcome all applications regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, military veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and physical or mental disability.

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Don't meet every job requirement? That's okay! Our company is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role, but your experience doesn't perfectly fit every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right person for this role or others.

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