Consumer Research Project Manager in Gloucestershire

12-18 months contract

Our client is a leading consumer research organisation offering a range of services to key clients within the food and drink sectors.

They are looking for a Food Science or related graduate with Consumer Research experience to join them as a Project Manager for a maternity cover contract.


Take responsibility for the design and management of consumer research projects from commencement to completion including: 

  • Manage research projects from commencement to completion, including study design, fieldwork, data analysis/interpretation, report writing & dissemination activities.  
  • Write research and commercial contract project proposals.
  • Identify new business opportunities.
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, exhibitions and on training courses.
  • Provide scientific and technical support/expertise to colleagues across the Consumer & Sensory Sciences Department of the company.

Qualifications and experience:  

  • Degree or higher in food science, consumer studies or social sciences.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience with background in sensory science.
  • Experienced in planning and conducting consumer fieldwork, as well as overall project management from commencement to completion for commercial contract projects and/or research studies.
  • Experience in designing and managing quantitative consumer research projects will be advantageous.
  • IT literate. Competent in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as the ability and willingness to learn specialist software.
  • Can demonstrate a basic working knowledge of statistics using quantitative consumer and/or sensory data.
  • Full Driving Licence essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to discuss technical and commercial detail with colleagues and clients.
  • The ability to clearly communicate research findings in a range of different written formats.
  • Good communication skills to confidently present at conferences, exhibitions, client meetings and on training courses.
  • Ability to work independently, whilst also being a good team player, working closely with colleagues within a small team.
  • Must display initiative, motivation and enthusiasm to get the job done.





North Gloucestershire


£25,000 to £35,000
£24 to 34k plus benefits

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