Head of Quantitative - Consumer Research

£110000.00-130000.00 per annum
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Amy Kirby
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

Our client is a leading research agency, with a global reach and a good reputation. They are looking for a Head of Quantitative Research to lead in their consumer division. The division offers an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to research methodologies.

The role

The role of Head of Quantitative Research will be overseeing a team of around 100 people, with 10 direct reports. You will be tasked with creating a team environment, where you will be able to utilise the skills of those around you to produce excellent results. You will be focused on innovation, concept testing, NPD, U&A, forecasting and shopper research areas across a range of sectors including FMCG, Financial Services and Technology.

Key duties include:-

-Managing a P&L

-Building strong internal relationships and ensure best practice is adhered to and driving staff engagement

-Develop a vision for the area and promote a growth strategy

-Be commercially focused - developing business through new and existing clients

-Create new methodologies with the Directors

-The leader and go to expert in this area

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, with a strong research agency background (any experience clientside would also be a bonus, but agency experience is a must). You will be someone who can take action and think outside of the box to come up with creative solutions.

Key skills will include:-

-Proven track record of managing large teams or a division, successfully driving growth and hitting targets

-Effective P&L management

-Building strong client relationships and developing business from these

-Experience in consumer research and wide ranging quantitative methodologies

-Ability to work with other areas of a business and drive new opportunities

-Ability to create a strategy and a vision and drive this through key actions, with the ability to get results

-Experience in innovation and consumer research

You will be passionate about research and will be looking to take on a role where you can lead a division.