Research Manager – Heating & Renewables

Research Manager - Heating & Renewables
Bracknell
Posted 4 years ago

Research Manager – Heating & Renewables

Location: Berkshire, UK

Salary: £36,000.00 – £38,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level:Mid-Senior Level

Start Date:Immediately

Education Level:Bachelor’s Degree

Industry:Construction & Engineering

Function:Research, Science & Analytical

Description

The role: The focus of the role will be to take responsibility of the research management and forward direction of the WMI Heating and Renewables department. The role will also support sales team in achieving sales objectives for heating and renewables studies.

As a Research Manager – H&R your main duties will be:

• Managing the whole publishing process of regular multi-client studies, including:

o Preparation of the publication program (according to client needs and cost effectiveness)

o Reviewing of the templates to ensure they remain attractive for clients (up to date with market developments and client requirements)

o Preparing business plans for projects within the team portfolio and overseeing preparation of such plans by project managers within the heating and renewables portfolio

o Supporting project managers within the heating and renewables portfolio in their tasks

o Overseeing publication process (choice of internal & external researchers, costing of subcontractors agreements, roll-out and on-going tracking of the research process, quality control, release for final publication)

o Ensuring that marketing material for projects developed within the team portfolio is done as required

• Handling queries of existing and potential clients regarding published reports and data as well as requests for customise studies

• Managing private client projects, from the initial negotiation stage to the final delivery with any interim and follow up discussions, ensuring the top quality of deliverables

• Developing new projects in line with market needs and client expectations

• Staying in continuous touch with industry stakeholder and clients in order to be informed about the latest market development and develop an attractive portfolio of studies

• Playing a supportive role for sales team visiting key accounts on occasions

• Organising the work of the heating and renewables team, managing their workload, professional progression and training, ensuring their well-being within BSRIA WMI

The successful candidate:

To be successful in this role you will possess the following Skills and Knowledge:

  • Degree in economics, econometrics, statistics or relevant engineering degree
  • Good working knowledge of Heating & Renewables area, i.e. domestic boilers, heat pumps, etc.
  • Previous extensive experience in market research, preferably in Heating area
  • Understanding of a commercial environment in order to be able to liaise with clients in order to guide the development of the portfolio
  • Project management skills, practical knowledge of project management methodologies
  • People management skills of advantage
  • Perfect knowledge of both spoken and written
  • English and at least one foreign language
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Structured thinking
  • Good communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Able to work effectively under time pressure

Location: Berkshire, UK

Salary: £36,000.00 – £38,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level:Mid-Senior Level

Start Date:Immediately

Education Level:Bachelor’s Degree

Industry:Construction & Engineering

Function:Research, Science & Analytical

Application Questions – Edit
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  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor’s?
  • How many years of Market Research experience do you have?
  • How many years of Understanding of heating products, traditional and renewable experience do you have?
  • How many years of analyzing data and developing meaningful conclusions experience do you have?
  • How many years of Bachelor degree in economics, statistics or science related experience do you have?
  • Are you in Bracknell, Berkshire?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: legal to work in the UK?
  • Do you speak proficient English?

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