Research Director

OPUS International, Inc. - New York, NY

Our client is a privately owned, independent global marketing company based in the UK. This allows them the flexibility and freedom to adopt a strategy focused around innovation and employee empowerment. For their clients, that means outstanding service and access to specialists with sensory, consumer research, fieldwork and online expertise. They currently have a new opportunity for a Research Director at their location in New York City.

As part of small team, the successful candidate will need to exhibit high levels of flexibility day-to-day; but core aspects of role will include client account management (including business development on named accounts), proposal writing, supporting research design and delivery, and team development via coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training.

Requirements:

•Strong CPG experience in consumer research as a career focus.

•Substantial experience in market research with research vendor experience (ideally ad hoc).

•Experience in product development/testing research

•Experience in leading, managing and training a team (of varying levels)

•A global outlook, with prior exposure to international research

•Strong quantitative skills, but also an appreciation and interest in qualitative research

•B.S or advanced degree

This is a hands-on client management and delivery role, so a background within their core food/drink/personal care/household sectors would be a real benefit.

This candidate needs the energy, creativity and communication skills to drive client relationships, working with them as partners to help create amazing products and packaging.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person to help shape the future of a growing business. The Company will provide full training, including an induction in the UK, and offers an exciting and forward-thinking environment in which to operate, plus the chance to work in their international offices should that be of interest down the line.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

For additional information, please contact Moira McGrath, (954) 428-3888 or moira@foodscience.com.

 



Posted On: Friday, June 15, 2018



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