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Senior Research Executive

Up to £35k | London |  Market research agency/consultancy |  Permanent  | Ref:887972

The Role

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Research Executive to join a large pharma research agency/consultancy


The Company

This company specialises in ad hoc qualitative and quantitative market research, they specialise with brand development and solely operate within healthcare and pharma. They work at every phase of the pharma lifecycle. As a business they really value creativity and ingenuity - any new ideas are valued regardless of level.

  • The company values quality over profit and they are keen to be seen as innovators and calculated risk takers. They won't suppress your creativity and value input.

  • They can offer you the opportunity to build and grow within pharma market research; there is a clear long-term career progression plan and you will know what you need to do to develop to the next level.

  • They are both a consultancy and a market research agency.


The Role

The responsibilities include:

  • Managing multiple international projects from start to finish

  • Regularly liaising with clients from briefing and throughout research project

  • Recommending ideas on methodologies and approach in order to meet client requirements

  • Managing relationships with external providers and agencies, including briefing them

  • Write and deliver final discussion guides for delivery, using input from other team members



Ideally you will have experience of working in pharma/healthcare market research and have experience of working on all stages of the process from kick-off to client presentations.

  • You will be confident and able to make decisions under pressure and think up potential issues to problems that you can see arising.

  • Be comfortable working independently as well and the wider research and project teams.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a pharma/healthcare market research agency

  • Excellent client management skills

  • An interest in taking on a larger element of the project from start to finish


What should you do next?

This Senior Research Executive role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for an industry leading research agency who will give you the opportunities to develop a fantastic career within pharma market research. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

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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