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Senior Research Manager / Associate Director

£45k - £90k DOE | International |  Market Research & Business Intelligence, Market research agency/consultancy |  Permanent  | Ref:888898MG

The Role

Senior Research Manager / Associate Director, £45k - £90k, Singapore


The Company

Our client is dedicated to understanding the motivations, interactions and influences of the multiple stakeholders who impact commercial success in the healthcare industry. In doing so, they guide pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies in building successful brands and optimizing their sales potential. A global business division with particular strength in emerging markets, our clients have 500 healthcare market research experts in 40 countries - offering innovative custom solutions and market-leading syndicated services. If you are looking to relocate to Singapore, then this could be the role for you! This company can offer:

  • A full relocation package (including family) - they will even sort accommodation for you for the first month
  • Very Low tax rates (Looking at around 8% tax on your annual salary)
  • Excellent office location
  • Excellent benefits including bonus
  • Excellent work life balance


The Role

We are currently looking for an Associate Director to join the Custom side of the Healthcare business based in Singapore. This is an exciting opportunity with the flexibility to shape the role depending on an individual's strengths and interests. Key responsibilities include:

  • Full project accountability from proposal through to presentation
  • Client responsibility focused on a range of small / medium / large growth accounts
  • Handle a number of different projects at once, ensuring time, budget and profitability requirements are met
  • Challenge and mentor junior staff in research skills and career development
  • Significantly contribute to the strategic direction of the business area
  • Produce outputs and research that are of high quality and consistent with agreed outputs



The successful candidate will have:

  • 6 - 7 years market research experience
  • Quantitative experience (a mix of quant and qual would be ideal)
  • Ideally have healthcare / pharma experience
  • Solid experience in questionnaire design, table specifications and project management
  • Selling of research projects and capabilities


What should you do next?

This Senior Research Manager / Associate Director role is one not to be missed; 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 and area do you work/specialise in?

I work in our market research and consulting team, specialising in senior vacancies within both pharma companies and external agencies

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

The roles I cover range from Associate and Research Directors, Senior Consultants and Business Intelligence Managers and Directors. I also cover C-suite roles.

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

We’re seeing a real shift from ‘traditional’ market research agencies who are recognising the need to provide more than just research solutions for their clients. In a marketplace that is becoming increasingly  competitive, the ability to stay ahead of the curve and provide more consultative, insightful, actionable solutions covering the whole marketing mix is paramount.

Who is your biggest idol / inspiration and why?

Sir Alex Ferguson. No explanation needed – what a guy!

What is your greatest fear?

The dentist

How would your friends describe you in three words?

Competitive, Sporty, Loyal

You’re stranded on a desert island – what one thing could you not live without?

A yacht would be useful…

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I don’t give up easily and I’m very detail orientated – love a good spreadsheet!


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