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Research Executive

Up to £27k | London |  Market research agency/consultancy |  Permanent  | Ref:887701

The Role

Research Executive role with an international pharma research agency based in central London, paying up to £27k


The Company

An international market research agency originally based in France, they expanded their team several years ago and since then they have had a smaller team based in central London. This position will be based from their London office. Established company with a wealth of experience in market research. The have a real understanding of how market research provides key insight to ultimately improve peoples lives and answer key questions that are facing the ever-changing pharma and healthcare sector.


The Role

The position will be doing both qualitative and quantitative research and you will be working on projects led by directors in their European office, so being able to work proactively and independently is key. Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting project lead in executing tasks

  • Day to day management of qualitative and quantitative research studies

  • Aiding in recruitment of participants, collating screener information, scheduling interviews

  • Analysing results and creating summary reports

  • Helping to create story-lined presentations with highly visual content



A research executive who has worked on research projects within the pharma sector. You can have as little as 12 months experience but an understanding of how a project is carried out and an idea of the general market research process is key. This role will suit if you are:

  • Passionate about life science and the pharma industry

  • Have obtained a life sciences degree in the past few years

  • Some experience of market research projects whether that is qualitative or quantitative

  • Proactive, inquisitive and a natural problem solver

  • Able to work to deadlines without compromising your attention to detail.


What should you do next?

This Research Executive role is great and won't be around for long. Please do get in touch if this is a position you are interested in. Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Matt Goldrick

Which team do you work in?
I work in the Market Research and Business Intelligence team.

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in senior market research roles, working with a variety of PMR agencies and consultancies. I also work with our pharma company clients, covering market insight/business intelligence positions.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

With a well established network of clients and candidates, keeping up to date with industry news is usually quite straightforward! Alongside speaking to those directly involved in the industry, I spend time browsing relevant industry websites and reading articles on LinkedIn

What's your favourite film and why?
I would probably say either the Batman Dark Knight trilogy or the Bourne Films. I think Christopher Nolan's a great director and I really like the premise of the Bourne films - I love a good conspiracy theory!

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Maybe Bernard's Watch...?

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
This is a tough one! I'm going to go for a couple of clichéd statements - my never-say-die attitude and the fact I'm the most organised recruitment consultant you'll meet. I've a folder for everything! 


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