Market Research & Insights Manager – 12 mths contract

West of London
£45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
03 Jan 2013
03 Feb 2013
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Full Time

Market Research & Insights Manager – 12 mths contract
£45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Based M4 Corridor

Exciting maternity cover role for a smart, commercially savvy consumer insights professional to join this high profile global business with DIY & decorating brands known by millions.  In this key role supporting the European and UK businesses and with a £multi-million budget, you’ll provide insightful research solutions and a deep understanding of the company’s brands, consumers and customers - ensuring that marketing activity, communication and decision making reflects research based consumer needs.  You will work closely with major MR agencies to generate added value results from qual & quant initiatives with a remit spanning communications, innovation, brand health and strategy.  Sharing insights and best practice with the wider global MR & Insights team is also essential in this role as is keeping up to date with new methodologies and thinking.


Our Ideal Candidate


To succeed in this role, you will have a robust background gained in a leading FMCG or other consumer goods business or in a research agency working closely with consumer clients.  This will include experience of managing qual and quant projects, possibly including facilitating workshops and consumer session too.  Commercial savvy with a good grasp of business and marketing priorities is key, as are strong presentation and influencing skills, with the ability to present data to internal and external audiences. You will be fully conversant in the latest research techniques and will of course be able to write clear briefs, select appropriate suppliers and manage external suppliers in accordance with guidelines laid down globally.  You will have well-honed project management skills with a clear focus on both the detail and the bigger picture.  Although not essential, membership of the MRS and/or ESOMAR would be valuable.


Client Profile


Our client is a global leader in decorative paints and consumer DIY products, manufacturing a huge number of brands and chemicals that find their way into hundreds of everyday products.  Many of their products are household names, used and trusted by customers to brighten, protect and preserve their homes, buildings, offices and factories. In fact, wherever colour and protection are needed, you'll find our client’s brand at work.  The culture is brand and consumer driven with an emphasis on clear strategic thinking and execution.

Tarsh Lazare is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now on 020 7566 9890.