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DATE ADDED: Tue 11/06/2019

Research Executive- Qualitative

London, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £25000 - £30000/annum

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fastest-growing practice in one of the leading specialist pharmaceutical global market research agencies. Established in 1987, the Company has undergone a number of stage changes, which have resulted in it being seen as one of the most recognised and respected global market research providers to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

The company is an expert in custom market research, both qualitative and quantitative, with a focus in brand-development research. It is solely active in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Deliver client ready material to the Project Leader.

* Participate in discussions regarding the purchasing and selection of service suppliers and freelancers.

* Liaise with the client when appropriate and at the discretion of the Project Leader: attend briefs and the final briefing meeting.

* Contribute ideas on the approach and methodologies in order to fully meet the client's requirements.

* Write parts of the proposal as requested by the Project Leader, to a client ready standard for the Project Leader

* Contribute to project costings by allocating project time and inputting costs into the costing system, liaise with Field department using necessary proformas

* Attend briefings as part of the Project team, take notes and carry out analysis as requested.

* Write draft discussion guides/questionnaires for delivery to the Project Leader.

* Assist in the organisation, and attend as requested, client viewed field work with at least one other RE/SRE.

* Conduct in depth one-to-one interviews and on occasion duos/trios (non-client viewed).

* Contribute to the writing of a DP specification and code frame and ensure tables are set out appropriately and accurately.

* Prepare an analysis grid, conducting content analysis and contribute to the “brain bash”.

* Write parts of the client debrief for delivery to the Project leader at client ready standard.

* Attend final debrief meeting with client, may present as appropriate at the Project leader's discretion

* Ensure that all outputs delivered to the Project Leader are of the highest standards within the constraints of deadlines and budgets

Key Experience Required


At least one year's experience working in ad hoc market research

Some knowledge and skills in specialised qualitative and quantitative techniques and models.

Good knowledge of core market research methodologies is required

Some understanding of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in the UK or globally: and/ or, an enthusiasm to learn about the Pharma / Healthcare sector

Good client handling skills, including the ability to actively listen.

Articulate with good interpersonal and written skills.

Basic understanding of project management.

Ability to think on your feet, assimilate new ideas and concepts and learn new practices.


* Experience of working in teams both in the UK and internationally

* Graduate level preferably in science, psychology or social sciences

* Experience working in a pharmaceutical market research agency.

* Multiple therapeutic experience is desirable

* A scientific or marketing background with an interest in psychology would be useful

* Fluency in another modern European language would be desirable

* Ability to learn and teach others and explain methodologies and techniques to clients


The role will involve frequent international and domestic travel
Role: Research Executive- Qualitative
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, London,

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