Research Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Title: Research Manager
Location: Manchester  / London
Salary: From £32,500 + benefits

InSites Consulting are a market research agency consisting of 17 offices in total, reaching from New York to Sydney. Market research is one of the most dynamic and exciting sectors, it’s all about understanding what makes people tick and why they make certain decisions. Our researchers are connecting business with the people they’re interested in, it’s about putting the voice of the customer at the heart of the businesses we work with.

Joining InSites Consulting is joining a highly passionate and dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are stimulated. You will be working in an informal, fast paced and global culture where chances for personal development and learning opportunities are ample. We strive to be an open and transparent company in which everyone is invited to participate. It’s a fact, we aim high! So from time to time we have to let off some steam. Fun is definitely part of our culture.
To support our growth, we are looking for someone to join our team as a:
Research Manager

Do you want to join a team of passionate marketers and research innovators who are determined to take research forward every day? We help our clients to let go and delegate real power to consumers, the ultimate key to making better marketing decisions and driving business growth. Currently, the team of 14 enthusiasts, based in Manchester, get their energy from helping world leading brands to excel in marketing and to develop deeper connections with consumers on a global scale. Our recipe for success: a never-ceasing enthusiasm, a lot of hard work, a culture of sharing, and continuous innovation in research methods and marketing thought leadership. And last but not least: positively surprising our clients every day.


As Research Manager you will report to one of the teams Research Directors (or above). The key role of the Research Manager is to manage quantitative/qualitative/community research projects, with a senior member of the business overseeing the work, along with supervising and delegating to junior staff, where required.


Management of quantitative, qualitative and/or community projects including proposal writing, set-up, project management, analysis and playing an active role in the presentation to the client.
Management of client relationships throughout research projects and on an ongoing basis (with minimal input from more senior members of the team) – expected to take a lead role in meetings.
High levels of interaction with internal colleagues – some of whom will not be based in the Manchester office.
Some delegation of work to more junior members of the team.
Nature of work will vary depending on research projects the RM works on, but may include:-
online community projects
research to help improve apps or websites (including qualitative group discussions, accompanied surfing depth interviews and the use of online forums).


General requirements

  • Preferably (but not essential) Bachelor degree (e.g. Economics, Psychology, Market Research, Commerce)
  • A solid marketing knowledge and interest in market research
  • Proven background of experience within innovative online market research
  • Proficient in English (both oral and written), any other language is an asset
  • Adequate skills in various areas of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation tools
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to develop a strategic vision
  • Strong interpersonal skills, connects easily with clients and colleagues
  • Analytical mind
  • Result oriented & proactive
  • Systematic and organizational orientation
  • Creative, humorous & fun to work with 😉
Let’s talk! We look forward to hearing from you.Applyapply later