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My client, a leading pharmaceutical and medical device global marketing research and strategy consulting firm, is located in the Greater Philadelphia Area. They work with some of the worlds major Pharmaceutical companies and Biotech manufacturers. This companys unique leverage is the way they approach marketing problems with a focused perspective.
Their associates are their greatest competitive advantage. They are looking for leaders that enjoy working in an environment that fosters strategic thinking and idea sharing. Looking for people that love what they do and why they do it, who have a client mindset around how to best partner with the clients, who are ethical, and who understand its a teamthe company is stronger together than any one individual. This person needs to always be curious and willing to push the boundaries, both personally and professionally! Hold yourself accountable, have grit and be able to clearly articulate!
Currently seeking an Engagement Manager for this client.
3-5 years custom primary market research experience in life sciences, qual and quant
Experience writing proposals as well as reports
Solid project management, presentation and communication skills
Moderating experience is a plus
SPSS experience preferred
Ability to think strategically, yet roll up sleeves and tactically execute
TITLE: Engagement Manager
LOCATION: Greater Philadelphia, PA Area
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
RELO: NO RELO
The Engagement Manager is responsible for designing, executing, analyzing, and reporting the results from qualitative and quantitative market research data. This position encompasses 3 levels, dependent on task proficiency.
Initiating & Planning 40% of time
Execution, Monitoring & Controlling, and Close out 60% of time
Write effective proposals in conjunction with directors, including making recommendations on methodology and sample
Closely work with clients to understand market research objectives, and provide advice on appropriate design/methodology
Seeking input from relevant experts within the organization
Develop high quality study materials (screeners, surveys and discussion guides) to meet client objectives
Moderate qualitative and pre-test interviews
Oversee accurate preparation of materials prior to fielding (including accurate programming of online surveys)
Develop analysis plans that will effectively answer client objectives.
Undertake appropriate analysis of data Guide junior members in specific analysesCollaborate with methodologist for multivariate analyses & weighting recommendations
Develop and write high quality reports to meet client objectives, including well-conceived recommendations
Present findings with confidence
Work under guidance of directors to meet client objectives and produce high-quality materials and deliverables
Be the client lead for day-to-day communication, including providing clients with recommendations on alternative courses of action
Proactively manage projects to scope in conjunction with the Production team.
Collaborate with others to resolve any difficulties
Alert other team members of any issues that may put these at risk
Delegate tasks as appropriate, while overseeing to ensure correct and high quality outputs.
Overseeing quality control/checks of all client deliverables
Participate in training and development of more junior staff
Participate in wider organizational initiatives through committees etc.
Perform other duties as assigned
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Adherence to organizational/quality standards
Attention to detail
Delegation/direction of tasks
Effective client management (internal and external)
Ability to negotiate to reach mutually-acceptable solutions
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Effective time management
Courage and flexibility to undertake projects in new areas
Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time and operate standard office equipment
Bachelors degree required; Masters preferred
3 Years market research industry experience required; 5 Years preferred; Healthcare market research experience preferred
Basic skills in multivariate statistical analyses, SPSS and Excel preferred
Willingness and ability to travel out-of-state/out-of-country preferred