Senior Research Manager (9 month maternity cover)

02 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type

We're part of Europe's leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It's a genuine team effort. That's why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

The in-House qualitative team sits within the Research team here at Sky (alongside Analytics and Quantitative), which provides business-critical insight to the business.

This is a really exciting role for someone who wants to make a tangible impact with the work they do - putting a consultative angle on being a researcher. Part of what makes working in this team so stimulating is the ability to genuinely be the voice of the consumer.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you'll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there's a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Key responsibilities

We don't have the same constraints as an agency does - we're in a positon where we have the freedom to conduct research in a way we feel best answers the questions in the brief. Our stakeholders respect and trust us, which gives us which gives us room to be more innovative and solution focused. Being an internal resource lends an additional strategic angle to our role in terms of ensuring research findings and the customer perspective continue to be implemented, even after the debrief.

We are looking for someone with expertise to lead a range of ad hoc qualitative projects. Depending on project requirements, we're looking for a well-rounded qualitative researcher (versed in both online and face to face qual techniques) to use their skills in leading and supporting on the range of projects briefed into the team

Ad hoc qualitative research projects

Working with other members of the qual team to devise methodologies and manage projects

Organisation & Development

Handle multiple projects from start to finish - often to challenging deadlines and varying degrees of complexity

Stakeholder management

Having confidence to present in front of and lead workshops with the most senior Sky stakeholders, with a willingness to advocate the consumer perspective

Your skills

Proven ability to think creatively and challenge ways of working

Exceptional attention to detail

Excellent stakeholder management

Strong communication skills

Confident presenter and facilitator - able to corral a senior audience

Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines within a highly dynamic environment

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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