Research Manager - 9 month FTC (3 days pw) Location: London Contract Type: Full Time What’s it about? Do you have a passion for delivering insight? Do you want to be part of a growing business where you can be instrumental in the development of your key accounts? This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning agency known for their innovative research solutions. We are looking for talented research professional to join our dynamic team and deliver great quality to our clients. Intelligent research is an independent business unit of Sainsbury’s, that are experts in integrating behavioural data and research findings. Utilising the nectar card program, Intelligent Research are uniquely positioned to fully integrate actual shopping behaviours with customers’ opinions and motivations to elicit real holistic insights. We conduct a variety of research projects for retail and FMCG clients including segmentation studies, concept testing, market landscaping, customer satisfaction and Product Development among others. What you will be doing: You will be responsible for helping develop innovative bespoke research solutions and have hands on involvement in research design, management and reporting back to clients. You will also manage all customer queries promptly, demonstrating our company values at all times What we would like you to have: A genuine passion for high quality delivery, particularly when working on multiple projects concurrently Research agency experience with exposure to all aspects of a project from proposal writing to results presentation Willingness to be hands on across all aspects of the research process Experience in a variety of research methodologies Experience in efficiently managing projects Ability to discuss research design, application and analysis techniques confidently Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both for the enhancement of client relationships and to optimise internal opportunities Self-motivation and a curious nature Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both for the enhancement of client and relationships and to optimise internal relationships Excellent analytical skills – solid levels of numeracy and a strong eye for detail Proficiency in Microsoft Excel including knowledge of pivot tables and an understanding of key logical and reference formulas Ability to interpret data and integrate multiple sources into a cohesive story, with prescriptive implications and recommendations Strong written and verbal communication skills – Excellent story teller and compelling presenter A highly organised, self-sufficient and pro-active approach to work Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines You will love this job if: You are passionate about market research You are interested in working with data You are client focused and enjoy interaction with clients You enjoy project management You are motivated by working in a team Who are we? Nectar Loyalty is data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company owned by the Sainsbury’s Group. When you join the Nectar Loyalty team you’ll need to be ready for some varied and challenging work, and to be part of a business where nothing stays the same for long. You’ll work alongside brilliant people who will inspire, support and challenge you to push boundaries both for you and the business. You’ll develop through stretching goals, targeted development and exposure to interesting work and people. Working for Nectar Loyalty, you will be proud to be part of one of the UK’s best known brands, and to be working with our Partners who are themselves, leading consumer and business brands. We believe people are at their best and their happiest when they are using their strengths. We will work with you to work out what those strengths are and how best to use them to achieve what you need to, and more, and to go on to do great things within Nectar Loyalty, and beyond. We offer a competitive salary, bonus scheme, and pension. We offer a subsidised gym membership (Gym located within the building), subsidised onsite cafeteria, along with a host of other benefits to make working at Nectar Loyalty enjoyable as possible.