Interim Head of Research (6 month FTC)

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2018-07-09 10:53:111970-01-01Glen Recruitment
Job Type Temporary / Contract
Location London
Area London, UK London
Sector Research and Analysis
Salary c. £ 55 – 65,000 per annum pro rata plus benefits
Start Date
Job Ref R9288
Our client seeks a new Interim Head of Research to lead their small research team and the primary clients of the team are sales and marketing functions within the firm’s divisional business.

A group-wide sales transformation programme is currently under way and research is focused on company profiles, competitors, people and product trends.

Candidates should ideally have worked in a strategic position where they have added value and may come from management consulting, investment banking, large-scale private sector or accountancy firms (or similar).

This is an immediate vacancy and the company would like someone in post as soon as possible

Responsibilities Include:
  • Manage, coach and develop team members
  • Scope, plan and deliver research projects
  • Manage relationships with senior stakeholders and internal customers
  • Promote and be a champion of the research team 
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the research capability
  • The successful candidate will have a creative, inquiring mind, strong research management skills and a passion for using those skills to create insight into markets, companies and people
Candidate Requirements:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent 
  • Evidence of post graduate professional development is desirable but not essential.
  • Proactive approach
  • Experience of coaching and developing teams
  • Experience of scoping and managing research projects
  • Experience in managing multiple projects to varying timescales
  • Strong desk-research and market analysis skills
  • Evidence of delivering research to senior stakeholders in a commercial and/or sales-led environment
  • Very strong presentation skills
  • Commercial awareness
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