Market Research TraineeStarting salary £16,000, plus company bonus scheme
Reports to the Research Manager

Job Purpose:
Manage the successful delivery of research projects to Client Managers; undertake research design, data collection and analysis and produce insightful reports.

Essential requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology & statistical analysis.
  • Produce on time/right first time reports and the ability to check reports in your team.
  • Organisational skills, ability to prioritise and plan ahead to enable effective project management.
  • Ability to work as a team member, offering help to other members.

General Role / Key skills

  • Communicate with Client Managers to understand research objectives
  • Assist in the development of questionnaires to ensure the right questions are asked in the right way to produce results outlined in the proposal/research objectives.
  • Work closely with field to ensure that database/questionnaires are ready on time and to keep up to date with how the interviewing is progressing.
  • Provide accurate and on time data/Reports to Client Managers / Clients.
  • Along with adding basic interpretation and summary of findings, provide extra analysis, insight and interpretation of data.
  • Confidently explain statistical results and answer any questions the Client Manager/Client may have about the data.
  • Help Client Manager present findings in a way that the client can understand and use.
  • To work with and support Research Managers/Senior Researchers in the completion of project work and communicate when the work is done/finished.
  • Check reports and data accuracy on work carried out by colleagues on your projects.
  • To take responsibility for all aspects of internal project management of a number of projects, including ongoing projects.
  • Communicate to relevant people project deadlines and monitor closely the progress of work on your project by colleagues to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Be a point of contact for your client to be the research expert. Understand your clients’ requirements and build a friendly professional relationship with your clients.
  • Answer questions, respond to requests, make suggestions to the client with the support of the CM.
  • Contribute positively to discussions in client meetings and be aware of how you contribute to the meeting as a research expert of The Leadership Factor.
  • Understand the time costed for each of your projects and deliver the best value research analysis and reporting within the time allocated.

Being part of the Research team:

  • Communicate any issues relating to your projects back to the Research Manager and Client Managers.
  • Always look for more efficient ways of analysing and reporting your projects with the help of the automation team.
  • Make sure that all project work is completed in good time to allow colleagues in other departments to fulfil their duties.
  • Adhere to the company’s ISO quality system.

Key personal attributes

  • Excellent research knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills, ability to prioritise and plan ahead.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Listen and take on board feedback from your immediate manager.
  • Meet any personal development objectives agreed at appraisals.
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently with other departments to ensure colleagues understand what’s required, deadlines and any issues.
  • Set example by living the company values.
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