Senior Research Manager | FMCG

Rotterdam, Netherlands


As Senior Research Manager in our Rotterdam office you will be part of a team of 30 passionate marketers and researchers who are determined to bring the voice of consumers into the heart of our client’s business. Having a focus on FMCG and through your passion for online market research, you will inspire marketers of cool companies such as Tony's Chocolonely, Garden Gourmet and Royal Canin.



  • As a Senior Research Manager, you are responsible for running projects from A to Z; from setting up a research project to delivering an impactful report and presentation to the client, while keeping the business objectives in mind in every step of the process
  • Developing insightful reports based on the analysis that has been made by the research consultants and based on both quantitative and qualitative research techniques
  • Presenting recommendations to customers and animating creative client workshops where, together with the client team, you transform insights and recommendations into a concrete action plan
  • You are in close contact with national and international customers within the FMCG industry to understand their strategic goals and translate them into concrete research objectives. You get responsibility to develop and maintain your own customer portfolio
  • You act as a source of inspiration and actively develop and support knowledge transfer within the team. Moreover, you apply your coaching skills to motivate and guide project teams
  • You develop market research and marketing expertise and knowledge on client projects


Your expertise

  • Master’s degree in a marketing (research) related branch
  • 6-8 years of experience in a market research role and affinity with FMCG
  • Experienced in quantitative research techniques: setup a study, develop analysis plan, support junior analysts in the analysis phase and check & interpret the results
  • Familiar with qualitative research
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Adequate skills in various areas of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation tools
  • Good oral and written presentation skills

Your key competences

  • Entrepreneurial and market-driven spirit with strategic vision & focus
  • High level of pro-activity, initiative, energy, enthusiasm, and professionalism
  • Team player with coaching qualities
  • Ability to convince customers
  • Analytical mind
  • Result oriented
  • Systematic and organizational orientation
  • Creative, humorous & fun to work with 😉
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