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Associate Director - Healthcare

Quant Associate Director  - Healthcare

Greater London

£50,000 (dependent on experience)

Our client, a Full Service Market Research Agency in Greater London are currently recruiting for an Associate Director to join their growing team.  The company have a fantastic working culture with a global presence and they are a real market leader in the field of pharmaceutical research, working with some of the most renowned pharmaceutical and healthcare brands across the globe. The company provide a consultative approach to their clients, offering innovative, creative and in depth research methodologies. 

The successful candidate will work as part of a Global Creative Team managing the delivery of Quantitative projects from inception to completion and you will be someone who is commercially minded with strong leadership qualities, acting as the project lead and coaching junior members of the team around research excellence.  You will be someone who builds great relationships with clients, offering an innovative and proactive approach to research and can really think ‘outside the box’. 

Role of Associate Director

  • Manage Quantitative projects from proposals through to presenting for UK and international pharmaceutical clients
  • Write impactful proposals that differentiate themselves from competitors, thinking in a strategic manner
  • Develop and build on existing relationships with clients ensuring these maintained outside of projects
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen when costing and pricing for clients in order to maximise profits, attending weekly cost/profit meetings
  • Build your research network with business development in order to widen the client base
  • Produce high quality and impactful deliverables using an imaginative and innovative approach
  • Write impactful proposals articulating your expertise in the healthcare industry and demonstrate the ability to drive brand growth for clients
  • Train and mentor junior members of the team and collaborate with other business units (Advanced Methods, Ops, Creative)

Skills Required

  • A solid background in Market Research
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical sector in order to understand client’s needs
  • Experience in brand communications, equity innovation (digital) would be a big plus
  • Degree Educated
  • Commercially minded, understanding profits and sales generation
  • Leadership qualities and client facing
  • Strong MS office skills (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)

If you are an Associate Director with a proven track record in the Market Research/Pharmaceutical Industry and you are looking for a full service role with the chance to use your commercial skills, then apply to find out more


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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SE1 8UL London Directions 0203 701 8047

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