New Role?

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New Job Opportunity


Job Title:            Fieldwork Manager

Reporting to:     Head of Qualitative

Date:                     February 2019

Who are we?

Acumen Fieldwork is a fresh thinking, dynamic fieldwork agency specialising in organising qualitative, quantitative and healthcare market research fieldwork across the UK and internationally.

So, what’s the job?

Working within the Qualitative Fieldwork team, you will be responsible for the organisation of market research projects across the country, taking full ownership of your designated projects. This will include briefings from clients, writing screeners, booking venues, managing recruiters. We are also looking for people who can bring new ideas and ways of working. You will interact with all areas of the business, as well as suppliers and clients.

On a daily basis you will:

  • Manage market research projects
  • Check all paperwork provided by clients to ensure clarity
  • Producing a project schedule via the Acumen database
  • Produce a screener to the clients specification via Acumen database
  • Fielding out recruitment/ interviewing to relevant sub-contractors if necessary
  • Brief sub-contractors at the start of projects
  • Booking and managing venues and ad hoc requests as necessary
  • Offering regular status updates to clients on the project
  • Ensuring Line Manager is informed of project status and any issues
  • Commitment to adhering to the quality management system

What we need from you:

  • Great interpersonal skills; client service orientated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with evidence of project management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changeable environment
  • Self-motivated
  • A passion for market research

What you will get from us:

  • £20,000-£22,000 DOE
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Leave for important occasions: Birthday, moving house
  • Healthcare cash plan *after successful probation
  • Service awards
  • Friday feast and other social events throughout the year

To apply, please send your CV and note about why we need you to:, quoting ref: FWMN18

Closing date: Monday 4th February 2019


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