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Senior Research Analyst

Join our team as a Senior Research Analyst

We are looking for an experienced qualitative and quantitative researcher to join the team as a Senior Research Analyst.

In this role you will undertake research design, data collection and analysis and produce insightful, stimulating reports for some of the world’s leading museums, galleries, theatres and arts centres as well as heritage bodies and charities.

This role requires someone with considerable experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis techniques, including experience of working with survey analysis software packages e.g. SPSS, SNAP or Confirmit.

You will have proven experience of taking responsibility for projects successfully delivered by a team on time, on budget and to a high standard. You should be able to work on your own initiative, manage time effectively and work accurately and quickly under pressure.

Location: Based in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter
Benefits: Annual performance related bonus, 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, company pension scheme
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm. Flexibility will be required to meet business needs

Full job description:

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Design quantitative and qualitative research tools and methods;
  2. Set up databases/scripts for data processing, iPad surveys and online surveys;
  3. Conduct primary qualitative research including moderating focus groups;
  4. Source and analyse secondary research;
  5. Design and implement digital research methods including online and social media research, panel research, mobile research, online communities and web research;
  6. Analyse, interpret, report and deliver qualitative and quantitative data. This includes producing reports and other final outputs of projects (e.g. client presentations);
  7. Output data – including data validation and quality control;
  8. Take an active part in / lead insight workshops and other collaborative sessions to analyse and model findings and develop conclusions;
  9. Project manage the delivery of projects, working with and reviewing the work of project teams to ensure delivery on time and on budget, to a high standard;
  10. Help to develop and maintain our positive relationships with clients, acting as the main point of contact on your projects;
  11. Support Data Director with delivery of the data strategy, including developing, agreeing and prioritising projects within this area and advocating for them through SMT;
  12. Keep up to date with research techniques and new ways of thinking in the sector and contribute to knowledge management systems specific to role;
  13. Mentor and train Research Analysts and other team members as appropriate;
  14. Contribute to website copy and documentation;
  15. Contribute to writing proposals and attending pitches. Contribute to product and market development initiatives, horizon scanning, identifying opportunities, networking and partnership building;

Line Management (when applicable)

  1. Contribute and actively partake in recruitment activities as appropriate;
  2. Proactively manage the performance of those you manage, including conducting appraisals and quarterly reviews and encouraging continued professional development;
  3. Actively support the well-being of those that report into you;

General Duties

  1. Contribute to the development of new products, evaluation tools/methods and improved systems;
  2. Work as part of the team to meet objectives and targets of the business plan, using established internal processes. Meet business plan targets for chargeable hours;
  3. Applicants should note that, since Morris Hargreaves McIntyre serves a large number of national and international clients, they may well be required to undertake work in other cities and countries as and when requested;
  4. Undertake other such reasonable duties as required by the Directors.

The above job description is a guide to the work you may be required to undertake but does not form part of your contract of employment and may change from time to time as circumstances warrant.

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