Associate Director Research

Kantar

Associate Director Research

Kantar

Brussels, Belgium

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Job Details

At the Public Division of Kantar we focus on delivering insight and strategy to provide better outcomes for citizens and public sector organisations around the world. Kantar Public’s research teams are experts in public policy, service design, behavioral insight and election research, employing over 500 people around the world. Our clients span all continents and include both national and local governments and supra-national organisations such as European Institutions, UN and World bank.

In this role you will be part of the Brussels team of the Public Division of Kantar. You will combine your experience in quantitative and qualitative research with developing a stable and growing business. You have a prior experience in multi-country research on social and political topics and have a good knowledge of the European institutions. You will maintain and develop your own client portfolio in this market and identify and resolve clients’ needs to establish loyal client relationships. You will have a leading function in the high-quality execution of projects, coordinating and motivating research team members.

You’ll be motivated by:

  • Leading and overseeing research projects - including a strong focus on the research design, quality assurance, added value and team leadership;
  • Building and sustaining positive client relationships;
  • Being a team player, successfully developing individual and team capability;
  • Being a confident researcher with a proven track record for successful client management and building client relationships, working on developing a specialist interest (policy/method). You have strong capabilities in classical survey techniques and applied research methods and ideally experience in qualitative techniques as well;
  • Generating new business and writing good tenders. You are confident in financial management and commercially minded.

Capabilities

You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Research. You have been working with the European Institutions’ clients, both involved in the development of proposals and in a research and/or policy consulting role. You have strong problem solving skills and are an excellent communicator. You are fluent in English. The command of other EU languages is an advantage. The ideal candidate has very strong experience in multi-country research. Moreover, you should have:

  • Experience in a variety of research tools and techniques;
  • Experience in multi-country survey techniques (a strong advantage);
  • Experience in carrying out policy evaluations for EU clients (advantage);
  • Ability to coordinate and manage/handle clients, projects and research teams;
  • Strong delivery/verbal presentation to clients – engaging client presentation and reporting skills;
  • Experience with classical qualitative research methods – depth interviews, focus groups, workshops (advantage);
  • Expertise in consultancy, policy/ programme evaluation or communication research (an advantage).

Join us

If this sounds like you, please apply via our website or reach out to Kim Tran, Talent Acquisition partner via kim.tran@kantar.com or +31 6 154 54 562.

At Kantar, the diversity of our employees provides a richer environment for our employees and broader depth and breadth of thinking for our clients. Kantar is committed to inclusion and diversity, therefore we welcome applications from all sections of society and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status or any other legally protected characteristics. We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us.

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