Research Director - Financial Services
Brand new opportunity for a consumer insight professional who enjoys a network across the financial services sectors. Our client is one of the pre-eminent names in the business, working with many prestigious financial services organisations on major strategic pieces. They offer their clients global finance research and marketing insights in many varied areas including product development, brand positioning, pricing, forecasting, communications, segmentation and stakeholder management.
To enjoy this significant role within the senior management team, you will have a proven track record in 3 key areas: the servicing and development of major clients, further revenue development and the management and development of your own team. You'll be confident delivering insightful, creative pieces (often mixed method in approach), as well as being able to manage major multicountry pieces. Your track record will have equipped you with an excellent understanding of the financial sector and an understanding of the ‘right tool for the job’.
To compliment your innate curiosity and your 'can do' attitude you will possess a strong commercial focus, including excellent client service to maximise key relationships AND the building of successful new relationships, either alone or as part of a team. This role demands strong managerial focus; you’ll enjoy mentoring and developing your team on research and project management issues.
This is a genuine opportunity to progress your research and management skills and client mix within a collaborative, international forum. The type of candidate most likely to be successful in this role will possess an innate love of a 'public' role, including speaking at conferences and networking.