Qualitative Research Manager - Wallingford (Oxon)
Are you a qualitative researcher looking for an exciting next step in your career? Do you enjoy working on high profile global accounts within the FMCG industry?
We are looking for an exceptional qualitative researcher who is energetic, innovative and enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated qualitative team as a Qualitative Research Manager to be based in our Oxfordshire head office.
Our specialist qualitative team work across many of our account teams to lend qualitative weight to projects at all stages of the project cycle. Key responsibilities will include planning individual projects from start to finish, being hands on in terms of fieldwork (moderating workshops/focus groups/IDIs etc), client liaison and report writing. Experience of and an interest in online qualitative research would also be highly desirable.
As well as offering a wide range of both traditional and more creative techniques, MMR has developed unique qualitative approaches that helps clients create and shape detailed product briefs right at the start of the innovation process. One approach, called EROS brings together the clients R&D and marketing teams, MMR’s qualitative, sensory and product experts and creative, sensorially articulate consumers. It really plays to our strengths and has proven very popular with clients, and is definitely one of the reasons why the qual function’s grown so strongly.
As many of our projects are multinational, this role also provides a great opportunity to travel internationally and work across different cultures all over the world.
- Previous experience within qualitative research (in a market research environment) both face to face and online
- Passion for and experience in FMCG research
- Proposal writing/research design
- Strong client management skills essential
- Moderation of fieldwork (groups, depths, workshops, online qual, etc)
- Observation of overseas fieldwork
- Report writing/delivery of presentations
- Articulate/expressive/credible/easy to work with
Desirable Skills / Qualities
- Recent agency experience
- Line Management experience is desirable
- Product testing experience
- Ability to travel internationally
MMR is an independent, global company specialising in food, drink and consumer packaged goods research. We work regularly with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands. We have offices in London, Oxford, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai, Sao Paulo and Durban and have a team of 200 highly engaged and dynamic research professionals that is multi-discipline in nature covering fields such as R&D, insight, marketing, sensory science, data sciences and psychology. MMR delivers a class leading set of marketing science tools and approaches, many of which are proprietary to MMR. We are endorsed by our global client base for our agility and technical expertise and willingness to adapt research solutions to directly focus on specific client challenges. We have built a reputation of providing innovative statistical analysis and techniques, coupled with optimal research design consultancy that successfully delivers against our clients’ specific business objectives.
MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer.