Senior Research Executive

13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
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Are you interested in helping shape the future of higher education and help students choose the right course and university for them? If you're an experienced research executive looking for to advance your career this could be the opportunity for you.

We are the leaders in social research and bridge the gap between government and the public, providing robust research and analysis. Our work has a direct bearing on the decisions made by government, organisations, academic institutions and citizens. We take that responsibility seriously and, because of this, do work of the highest quality that stands up to close scrutiny.

We are looking for a Senior Research Executive with a quantitative background to join our team to work on one of our most prestigious long standing multifaceted projects, surveying nearly half a millions students across some 450 institutions. You will need to demonstrate your research experience, project management skills and confidence working with data. You will be involved in delivering a project that generates powerful data which has a real impact for students, universities and higher education.

This role offers true variety from working on a large quantitative study testing your project management skills, to incorporating qualitative methodologies and stakeholder management and team management. You will be working with students, universities and creatives designing the promotional material to engage with students, so you'll need to be able to flex your approach and be comfortable communicating with people.

Working closely with our research team, you will be involved for end to end project management which ultimately results in providing quality data and analyses. Your tasks will include managing large datasets, stakeholder relations, sample collection, data checking, survey testing and report writing.

Alongside the usual skills we look for from an SRE??? organisational skills, analytical skills, a positive approach to problem solving and great at building client relationships. We are looking for someone with who has previous quantitative research experience, has good skills in excel and SPSS and is experienced at working in a client focused environment. You'll be dynamic research with a positive attitude and a team player who isn't afraid to get involved in all aspects of our work.

If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!

A career at Ipsos MORI???

We are one of the world's largest market research companies with offices in 88 countries. We are an innovative, entrepreneurial, client-focused organisation, providing research services to over 5,000 clients worldwide.

Proudly, we are the only global market research company that is still controlled and operated by market researchers. We aim to be intellectually curious and passionate researchers who set ourselves high standards and aim to work collaboratively to service our clients most effectively. We are consistently engaged in a variety of complex and high-profile projects in nearly every major industry, and work with governments, institutions and the world's leading brands and businesses.

We have an unparalleled depth of technical and industry knowledge, as well as innovative qualitative and quantitative expertise. Each of our key research specialisms are recognised centres of excellence. The type of work we do is very varied, from qualitative research in one market to over 20 markets and quantitative research on a one-off basis in one market to large international continuous studies.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We recognise that everybody is different and strive to harness those differences to create an inclusive environment where individuals feel valued, their talents are recognised and they are given every opportunity to develop their full potential.