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Senior Research Executive

£27k-£38k | London |  Market Research & Business Intelligence, Market research agency/consultancy |  Permanent  | Ref:882294

The Role

Chance to delve into human behaviour patterns | London | £27k - £38k DOE


Our client is quickly growing in terms of both size and reputation. They provide first class insight led consultancy solutions to a network of leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Our client utilises a variety of proprietary techniques to understand why people/patients act like they do. By marrying academia with commercial insight allows an even deeper, more thorough understanding of human behaviour.


The Job

The job is split into three main areas:

  • Behavioural Research Delivery (bulk of the role) – Oversee the smooth implementation of bespoke market research projects from sign off through to the end presentation to the client. Project manage the study design and field management, whilst helping to provide reports and recommendations.

  • Clinical Research Delivery – Conduct literature searches to support material design, have an input into manuscripts for submission to medical journals and carry out analytical tasks such as decision modelling

  • Client Management and Communication – Provide exceptional account management to clients.



The ideal candidate will:

  • Have pharmaceutical market research experience gained from an agency setting.  A lack of commercial work experience will be considered providing you have a behavioral focused/life science educational background.

  • Be competent in qualitative and quantitative research techniques

  • Have experienced success in managing and delivering small to medium size national or international research projects.

  • Be comfortable in a client facing role, representing the company at client meetings and presentations.

  • Be inquisitive, analytical and have a passion for human behaviour and the healthcare industry.


What should you do next?

This SRE job is a great role and won’t be around for long! So don’t delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it’s really that easy!



Chris Newall

Which team do you work in?
The Market Research team.

Which area do you specialise in?
I work across all market research and business intelligence positions

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
I keep up to date with issues in my sector by staying well networked. Our team holds yearly networking events which gives us all a chance to meet with candidate and clients. I also read industry articles and stay well networked on LinkedIn. I think it really helps that I have good relationships with the clients and candidates I work with!

What's your favourite film and why?
My favourite film has to be all the Matrix films! I love all the martial arts scenes and special effects. I've recently watched the Kill Bill films too, so they're also up there with my favourites!

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
I'd invent a machine that makes me unlimited money.

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
What makes me distinctly different is that I make sure I understand the motivations of people moving jobs. Understanding motivations can sometimes open up opportunities people hadn't previously thought of. 


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