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Head of Research (Quant) - Boutique Research Agency in Central London - £45K-£65K (DOE)

Are you a Senior Researcher who wants to be part of a smaller business in helping them grow to the next level? Does working on research projects with a real social impact excite you?
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We have a very exciting opportunity for a true leader in research to join a smaller company and help push the business to the next level.  The client are a small but well-established and respected consultancy, based in London who have been benefiting from growth year on year.  They are now looking for a head of research to manage and upskill the team and help expand their social, political and commercial research activities.  The company work across comms and public policy research with a client base spanning across the public and private sectors.  The ideal candidate will be an Associate Director looking for that next step up; someone who is passionate, data led, a true leader and who wants to make a real impact in a smaller but growing business.  In return you will be a part of helping to develop the business’ commercial offering, have lots of autonomy in terms of methodology and be a real part of the decision making.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and upskilling a team ensuring quant and qual research needs are met to the highest standard
  • Working across quant and qual research projects with a more specific focus on quant
  • Write business winning proposals for private, public and third sector clients  
  • Work across the whole research lifecycle from pitching new business to presenting insights and feeding into the business strategy
  • Be a part of the core management team, helping to drive the business forward and help in key decision making

Key Skills

  • A background running and managing quant research projects from inception through to delivery
  • Some exposure of managing qual projects would be an advantage
  • Must have experience managing and leading a team
  • Someone who has a real commercial acumen and wants to make a real difference in a smaller business
  • Passion or an interest in the political, social and commercial space

If you are a senior researcher looking to lead a team and make your mark within a small but growing business this could be the perfect opportunity for you, please apply now for your chance to be considered!



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Mercury House
SE1 8UL London Directions 0203 701 8047

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