Research Executive

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary dependant on experience
Posted
03 Aug 2018
Closes
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A growing international market research company requires a graduate Research Executive for its busy headquarters in South Manchester and/or London satellite office.

Responsibilities: 

  • The role will cover all aspects of market research including project design, questionnaire design, analysis and reporting/presentation. 
  • The successful applicant will be expected to carry out analysis on large quantitative datasets from an array of different research projects.
  • This will involve examining trends in the data, applying statistical techniques and modelling, and offering recommendations based on the findings.
  • The ability to analyse qualitative data will also be important.

 

There are opportunities for quick progression for driven and high performing team members.

About you:

Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate the following skills at the interview stage:

  • Experience of using software packages to analyse data, such as SPSS.
  • A high level of numeracy and an understanding of statistical techniques
  • A good level of written English
  • Strong proficiency within Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel
  • The ability to think analytically and develop analytical solutions to problems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A strong appetite for self-learning
  • Strong interpersonal and presentational skills
  • The ability to organise workload and work to tight deadlines

Qualifications

Applicants will be expected to have an undergraduate degree (2:1 or first), or equivalent, in a numeric or scientific discipline. A core specialism in mathematics or statistics is considered to be strongly advantageous.

 

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