Senior Associate Financial Lives Tracking

  • Job Reference: 395863979-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Davies Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is well recognised organisation based in London that forms a key part of the regulatory framework of the UK financial services industry. You could be part of an organisation that makes a true difference for consumers in financial services and where investing in its employees is central to their success.

We are looking for a Market Research specialist to support the client develop their programme for consumer finance research. This relates to the online and in-home quantitative surveys of a total of around 16,000 UK adults. The role will provide specialist research skills (primarily quantitative), as both a manager of market research agencies and as a market research practitioner. You will part of a team that aims to be a centre of excellence for research management and insight generation in financial services which ultimately influences the development of effective regulation.
You will have excellent technical abilities, able to join the dots between the different parts of the project, understanding dependencies and able to identify risks and emerging issues. As the project evolves, you will create and lead new workstreams, for example in survey design, questionnaire development, data analysis and stakeholder liaison

****** Please note we need proven experience of writing high-quality quantitative research reports for publication - please include links to these in your CV and/ or covering letter*****

Key Responsibilities:
  • You will take ownership for a significant part of the programme. Designing and managing the analysis and reporting requirements in one or more of the retail sectors covered in Financial Lives, by way of written reports and graphic presentations
  • Delivering client publications, from design stage through to ensuring the report is delivered on time to a high standard
  • Creating and using insights in client publications
  • Managing work with Communications, including work related to the quality of writing and editing reports, the design of charts, consistency in how results are reported, and digital deliverables such as embedded video and podcasts
  • Managing a 'library' of the material the team creates
  • Implementing rigorous quality assurance processes to ensure published results are accurate
  • Proactively manage up to 5 suppliers to ensure the work is you will be responsible for some supplier management and ensuring their work is delivered to the right standard and to schedule. The suppliers are responsible for running the surveys, conducting qualitative research, reporting and provide statistical consultancy

Experience Required
  • Proven experience of writing high-quality quantitative research reports for publication (please include links to these in your CV and/ or covering letter)
  • Strong analytical capability and experience of drawing out meaningful insights and stories from large-scale complex datasets
  • Good written English and an ability to use plain language to explain complicated matters in an accessible way
  • Significant experience as a practitioner in market research, designing quantitative research and writing high-quality questionnaires and data table specifications
  • Experience of working in a market research agency, and/ or have significant research practitioner experience in a client-side senior research role
  • Experience of different styles of writing and communication skills suitable for a range of audiences, such as speeches, briefing notes and blogs - making survey data and insights highly accessible
  • Expertise in designing quantitative research studies, to solve complex business problems
  • Experience of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and analytical techniques (e.g. multivariate analysis, data segmentation, sampling and weighting) and data presentation packages
  • Significant attention to detail, including an ability to identify problems fast
  • Ability to work autonomously, to deliver work on your own initiative
  • Excellent stakeholder management: ability to work collaboratively and flexibly, so that consumer research insights are designed for and used across the client's organisation