Qual Senior Research Executive


3 + years experience (ideally agency side)


Central London

The Senior Research Executive role…

The last couple of years have been challenging for us all. We’re incredibly grateful to be in the fortunate position where demand for our services is a strong as ever. In fact, we’re even busier, so we’re looking to expand our team with a qualitative researcher to help ensure we continue to deliver high quality work to our clients, that has real impact.

Our SREs play a crucial role, providing strong project management, moderating and research support at each stage of our projects, many of which are mixed methodology. We’re mainly doing online research at the moment, but with our passion for design, we don’t envisage the need for face-to-face research disappearing once COVID restrictions are eased.

To be considered for this role, you will already be established in a research agency, with experience of working and actively contributing to every stage of a research project. You should be skilled at overseeing the day-to-day running of a project, as well as liaising with clients and suppliers.


Why us

Our quant and qual teams are truly integrated, so you’ll not only develop your qualitative skills, but get exposure to adhoc quantitative methodologies.

We value our people and provide an outstanding platform for career progression and development. You will be encouraged to hit the ground running and play a pivotal role in the team from the outset – managing projects and teams from project inception through to delivery. In addition, training (both internal and external) will be provided, along with a structured induction plan and a dedicated Development Manager.

Job Description

You’ll be

  • Part of domestic and international projects for well-known clients
  • Coordinating the entire project lifecycle, from initial client contact through to final debrief
  • Providing key support to project leader, running the project on a day to day basis
  • Delegating to Research Executives and trainees where appropriate

Research responsiblities/skills

  • Oversee the day to day running of a project and ensuring high standards of work
  • Manage fieldwork partners on quant projects
  • Attend/moderate fieldwork sessions for qual projects
  • Run internal brainstorming sessions
  • Provide thorough and thoughtful analysis
  • Draft conclusions and make actionable recommendations
  • Put together the final presentation document
  • Present some/all of final debrief
  • Apply strategic thinking at every stage

Company responsibilities/involvement

  • Carve out particular niche/role within company outside of your research role e.g. new technology, methodology innovation, business development, marketing…
  • Play your part in our drive to provide world class design thinking and research

Development and training

  • Mentor our Trainee Research Executive’s to help develop and nurture their design research skills

Apply Now

Please email us attaching your CV and covering letter explaining your interest in the role, and why you’d be a good fit.

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