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Market Researcher

You will be working for ThinkInnovate as Market Researcher

ThinkInnovate are one of the UKs leading innovation development consultancies. In brief we support companies to source public and private funding for innovative products or technologies across a broad spectrum of sectors but with particular focus on the creative/digital industries. Once funding is secured, our ThinkInnovate team also support clients with Proof of Market, investigations, specialist Technology Development, Project Management and Exploitation activity.

We are a dynamic fast growing company who work in some of the most cutting edge and innovative sectors of the UK. We are currently made up of a diverse team of 6 people, with a number of additional associates who bring various specialisms and areas of expertise. Our main team are mostly based in our offices in Parkhall Business Centre, in Dulwich - most of our clients are in Tech City.

The Role
ThinkInnovate are looking for a market researcher to join the team. The scope of this role is to be involved in projects from inception to completion and carrying out the following duties:

  • meeting and liaising with ThinkInnovate project manager and clients to agree research objectives;

  • preparing briefs and defining research;

  • formulating a plan/proposal and presenting it to the client or senior management;

  • undertaking thorough investigative desk research relating to technology, innovation landscape, competitors, commercial potential etc;

  • writing and managing the distribution of surveys and questionnaires;

  • conducting qualitative or quantitative surveys, which may involve field, interview or focus group assessments;

  • moderating focus groups;

  • using statistical software to manage and organise information;

  • analysing and interpreting data to identify patterns and solutions, including surveys and focus group transcripts;

  • writing detailed reports and presenting results/findings;

  • advising clients/ThinkInnovate management on how to best use research findings;

    The Individual

    Although we are open minded toward the individual and not all of the below are essential, the ideal candidate for this role would meet the following criteria:

  • interpersonal skills, with strong written and oral communication skills;

  • commercial research ability;

  • good analytical and numerical skills;

  • accuracy and attention to detail;

  • the ability to use initiative;

  • excellent organisational skills;

  • business awareness;

  • creativity and problem-solving skills;

  • teamwork and negotiation skills;

  • flexibility and drive;

  • IT literacy;

  • an interest in psychology and behaviour.

    Desirable experience would include;

    • Experience within an R&D or product development environment.
    • Someone who understands and is passionate about the new technologies involved in the research that they are working on.
    • Self motivated and driven individual prepared to go the extra mile to get the job done.
    • Someone flexible enough to carry out any other duties that arise with this role and adaptable enough to pick up new software (eg Basecamp/TeamGantt/HighRise etc) if necessary.

The Job

Team/Dept:

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: Please indicate salary expectation. Salary dependent on experience and based on current market rates of pay.

Location

This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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ThinkInnovate are one of the UKs leading innovation development consultancies. In brief we support companies to source public and private funding for innovative products or technologies across a broad spectrum of sectors but with particular focus on the creative/digital industries. Once funding is secured, our ThinkInnovate team also support clients with Proof of Market, investigations, specialist Technology Development, Project Management and Exploitation activity.