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Senior Research Manager - Manchester

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Greater Manchester
£35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
2 Jun 2021

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Tasting the latest trends for the UK's most creative and delicious food businesses shouldn't be classed as work should it?!

Due to growth, we're hiring a new Senior Research Manager, reporting into the MD of this FMCG Research Agency. They are food specialists, partnering with market leading brand names from convenience foods, restaurants, QSRs, as well as food manufacturers in the Grocery Retail sector. Carrying out fully retained projects and sensory taste panels, you'll work with Qual specialists, Research Managers and a Research Exec whilst you also manage the fieldwork teams.

You'll be working remotely, but spending time in the new Manchester hub, as you form part of the Operational Team and will manage the day to day running of the field work and project management. You will play a key role in the future development of the business, particularly through introducing and implementing processes, developing the fieldwork offer as well as training and developing the team on project management skills.

Your primary focus will be to manage two of the largest accounts, being the main point of contact for all their needs as Senior Research Manager. The role will involve project managing all the elements of the research program for these clients as well as delivering on the quantitative elements of the role. Creating proposals for clients delivering results through slick, well informed presentations.

You'll already have 3-5 years Research Management experience within FMCG, consumer led businesses. Ideally you will have a quantitative bias/strength and a track record of developing fieldwork capabilities. The role requires you to be a self-starter, have initiative and resourcefulness. This will only be beneficial to you in the long-term as you form part of a expansion plan enabling this business to carry on its exceptional growth strategy.

Its an incredible business that is working on some of the most insightful and on-trend food businesses in the UK. To become part of this great adventure, please get in touch ASAP.

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Focus Management Consultants (FMCL) commands a premier position in the Food and Drink industry. Established in 1990 in the recruitment sector, it comprises eight specialist divisions each offering a bespoke, confidential and targeted response to client needs and offering candidates a route through to the leading employers in the food and drink industry.  It works in partnership with a number of key food and drink manufacturers, retailers and foodservice businesses in the UK and on the global stage.  

Providing solutions across Manufacturing, Retail, Foodservice, Food Technology, Product Development, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, HR, Sales and Marketing from Graduate to Board level.

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