• Research Manager United Kingdom
  • Infopro Digital in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Infopro Digital group is recruiting for a Research Manager on a permanent basis to join it's AMA brand. AMA Research is a leading specialist provider of market research and insight to the UK building and construction industry.

AMA Research publishes over 150 off-the-shelf market reports and forecast bulletins and provides research which goes beyond the more commonly available range of statistical and company information, delivering expert, informed commentary and in-depth market analysis. AMA Research also offers consultancy services including market research projects and consumer and business surveys. AMA Research has over 30 years' experience offering market research services to blue chip organisations and more specialist companies both in the UK and overseas.

AMA Research is also part of the well known brand Barbour ABI Ltd, whom are the UK's leading provider of intelligence and lead generation services that help clients to generate new business opportunities from the... construction sector. Barbour ABI publish the UK Government's National Infrastructure & Construction Pipeline and provide the Office for National Statistics with critical data to produce its Construction New Orders estimates.

We are looking for a Research Manager to join our AMA Research Content team. This is a remote role (need to be based in the UK), with the requirement to visit the Head office in Cheshire Oaks for a team meeting at least once a month.

Key Responsibilities:
• You will have responsibility for a set of market reports, this focus enables development of expertise and specialism.
• You will be required to build your own profile within the subject area through attending conferences and exhibitions, and through social media.
• You will use established in house methods and tools to enable swift analysis of data and development of market commentary and forecasting.
• You will be required to draw out market stats and perspectives.
• You will be conducting desk research, data analysis and qualitative interviews. You will use primary and secondary sources to build a view of the market
• For each market report you will be guiding a freelance researcher, whom will support you through the different stages of work.
• You will be writing reports and where a freelancer has written a report it will be your responsibility to edit and publish their final report
• You'll need to be comfortable setting up and managing several projects at a time and keeping them on track
• As well as working in an editorial role in producing the market reports, you will be involved in creating the content for marketing materials related to the report, including web pages, press releases and video commentary, and occasionally articles for journals and blog posts.

• Previous experience in research looking at data and statistics, especially company data and official statistics and reporting
• An analytical, questioning mindset
• Project Management skills and experience
• Experience in using Microsoft Excel such as Pivot tables and Graphs
• Strong data analysis skills, especially the ability to derive insight from data
• Expertise in research techniques both quantitative and qualitative
• Experience of managing multiple projects concurrently
• Experience of managing freelance researchers and ensuring they meet deliverables
• First-class report writing experience and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Experience in trends analysis and market forecasting
• Expertise in social media is desirable
• Experience of the built environment is highly desirable
• As all our work is on markets associated with the built environment, you'll need to have an interest and ideally experience in this space - the products, companies, activities and techniques; ideally accompanied by interest in sustainability, new technologies, supply chains, manufacturing processes, the economy and consumer.

• 25 days holiday rising to 30 days with increased service
• 3pm finish on a Friday
• Additional day off for your birthday
• Long Service Awards
• Life assurance x 4 salary
• Additional holiday purchase scheme
• Volunteering days
• Group personal pension plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Employee retail discount scheme
• Eye-care vouchers
• Discounted gym membership
• Bike to work
• Ongoing development and support
• Friendly and relaxed office environment
• Regular business and department social events

Learn More About Us.

Infopro Digital is a B2B group specialising in information and technology. With a presence in 18 countries, the group has 4,000 employees of 55 nationalities.

Infopro Digital connects professional communities.

Our brands are leaders in the five key economic sectors: construction and public sector, automotive, industry, risk & insurance, and retail.

With our solutions, decision makers make informed decisions and companies develop their business and performance in a sustainable way.

Equal Opportunities

In accordance with our Code of Conduct Policy, we provide equal opportunities to any employee or job applicant and do not discriminate either directly or indirectly because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation or any other characteristic or activity protected by law.

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