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Graduate Research Executive[1002891]
 
  • £27,000 per annum
  • Graduate
  • UK - Midlands
  • BMG Research
 
Graduate Research Executive[1002891]

BMG Research part of RSK Group is a leading social research and analytics agency operating primarily in the UK. We partner with clients to inform decision making, shape policy and guide investment, leading to better public services, positive customer experiences and a fair and equitable society.

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We are now hiring for dynamic, creative and analytical thinkers to join our teams in Birmingham and London on our Graduate Scheme as Graduate Research Executives.

The programme lasts 12 months and combines on-the-job and formal training. The formal training covers a mix of research skills and essential communication skills.

All members benefit from being part of a tight-knit graduate cohort and the RSK Young Professionals community. Members are also supported in moving towards professional qualifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
  • Carrying out background research to support proposal and report writing
  • Preparing project materials including job specification forms, coding and data analysis specifications
  • Assisting with qualitative research, including preparation of materials, analysis and fieldwork
  • Client servicing and management
  • Day-to-day project management; including planning, problem solving and delivery with supervision
  • Analysing and investigating data to uncover impactful insights
  • Manipulating data e.g. checking, cross tab, formatting and charting data
  • Reporting results in a clear, concise and usable way
  • Developing thought leadership articles

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree or qualification. Relevant degree disciplines include social sciences, humanities, psychology and business and economics, or any degree that incorporates the analysis and evaluation of data or information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
  • An ability to write around data/results (to tell an accurate and interesting story)
  • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
  • An understanding of data and statistics
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A willingness to take on challenging tasks and learn rapidly
  • A desire to pursue a career in social research in a fun and exciting setting
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective and efficient time management
  • A keen eye for detail – spotting and correcting errors
  • Some knowledge of primary research methods is desirable

Salary & Benefits:

  • £27,000, per annum
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme, including the option to buy additional holidays, payroll giving, cycle to work and health care plans
  • Regular training and career development
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusions employee networks
  • Flexible hybrid working approach (we currently operate a hybrid working model, with the expectation that staff will be in the office at least 40% of the time)

Your career development path

During the scheme, you will attend ‘training away days’, developing both your research skills and essential communication skills and taking part in career development workshops. You will receive on-the job technical-based learning, and will be guided by your line manager, along with your buddy and the early careers team. You’ll gain experience across the different teams in BMG, including public policy, public perceptions, resident and customer experience, employee research, evaluation, business research and crime and justice.

Throughout the scheme you’ll be expected to contribute to supporting the business to deliver high-impact results. You will be assessed on your performance and will receive regular feedback. By the end of the scheme we expect you to have a good foundation for working in social research and, subject to performance, you will move into a Research Executive role within BMG.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May at 23:59

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview in mid June.
The final stage is an assessment day at one of our offices that will include a second interview, pre-prepared presentation and a data task.

    Full job specification attached to the advert

    #researchexecutive #BMGResearch


    Graduate Research Executive[1002912]
     
    • £27,000 per annum
    • Apprenticeship & Trainee
    • UK - London
    • BMG Research
     
    Graduate Research Executive[1002912]

    BMG Research part of RSK Group is a leading social research and analytics agency operating primarily in the UK. We partner with clients to inform decision making, shape policy and guide investment, leading to better public services, positive customer experiences and a fair and equitable society.

    View more

    We are now looking for dynamic, creative and analytical thinkers to join our teams in Birmingham and London on our Graduate Scheme as Graduate Research Executives.

    The programme lasts 12 months and combines on-the-job and formal training. The formal training covers a mix of research skills and essential communication skills.

    All members benefit from being part of a tight-knit graduate cohort and the RSK Young Professionals community. Members are also supported in moving towards professional qualifications.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Designing research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
    • Carrying out background research to support proposal and report writing
    • Preparing project materials including job specification forms, coding and data analysis specifications
    • Assisting with qualitative research, including preparation of materials, analysis and fieldwork
    • Client servicing and management
    • Day-to-day project management; including planning, problem solving and delivery with supervision
    • Analysing and investigating data to uncover impactful insights
    • Manipulating data e.g. checking, cross tab, formatting and charting data
    • Reporting results in a clear, concise and usable way
    • Developing thought leadership articles

    Person Specification:

    • Minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree or qualification. Relevant degree disciplines include social sciences, humanities, psychology and business and economics, or any degree that incorporates the analysis and evaluation of data or information
    • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
    • An ability to write around data/results (to tell an accurate and interesting story)
    • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
    • An understanding of data and statistics
    • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
    • A willingness to take on challenging tasks and learn rapidly
    • A desire to pursue a career in social research in a fun and exciting setting
    • Excellent eye for detail
    • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Effective and efficient time management
    • A keen eye for detail – spotting and correcting errors
    • Some knowledge of primary research methods is desirable

    Salary & benefits:

    • £27,000, per annum
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme, including the option to buy additional holidays, payroll giving, cycle to work and health care plans
    • Regular training and career development
    • Equality, Diversity and Inclusions employee networks
    • Flexible hybrid working approach (we currently operate a hybrid working model, with the expectation that staff will be in the office at least 40% of the time)

    Your career development path

    During the scheme, you will attend ‘training away days’, developing both your research skills and essential communication skills and taking part in career development workshops. You will receive on-the job technical-based learning, and will be guided by your line manager, along with your buddy and the early careers team. You’ll gain experience across the different teams in BMG, including public policy, public perceptions, resident and customer experience, employee research, evaluation, business research and crime and justice.

    Throughout the scheme you’ll be expected to contribute to supporting the business to deliver high-impact results. You will be assessed on your performance and will receive regular feedback. By the end of the scheme we expect you to have a good foundation for working in social research and, subject to performance, you will move into a Research Executive role within BMG.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May at 23:59.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview in mid June.
    The final stage is an assessment day at one of our offices that will include a second interview, pre-prepared presentation and a data task.

    #graduateresearchexecuitve #researchexecutive #bmgresearch



      Research Manager[976171]
       
      • £Commensurate with experience
      • Marketing and PR
      • UK - London
      • BMG Research
       
      Research Manager[976171]

      We are now recruiting for a Research Manager to support our expanding portfolio and deliver high quality research to our clients. Our Research Managers are responsible for leading their own projects and playing a key role on our large projects. They lead teams, manage people and have the opportunity to be an active part of growing client relationships through their work, and participating in business development.

      View more

      We have specific opportunities to work across a range of topics including:

      • The development of official statistics for tourism and leisure
      • Energy policy feedback and customer satisfaction with utilities
      • Employee engagement
      • Health policy

      Key Responsibilities

      • Leading the design of research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
      • Day-to-day project management; including planning, problem solving and supervising delivery
      • Managing project teams
      • Managing junior/early career researchers
      • Ensuring the quality of research materials
      • Ensuring projects progress in line with BMG quality processes and standards
      • Preparing presentations and reports for clients to a high standard
      • Client servicing and management
      • Reporting results in a clear, concise and impactful way


      Person Specification:

      • 4+ years’ experience of leading research projects
      • Ability to manage project teams and the end-to-end research process
      • Ability to work independently across projects
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • A knowledge of society and current affairs
      • An understanding of data and analytical processes
      • An ability to transform data/findings into an interesting story
      • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • A keen eye for detail

      Salary & Benefits:


      • Competitive Salary
      • Life Assurance
      • Regular training and development
      • Access to a range of online benefits and discounts

      #researchmanager #marketresearch

      Research Manager[976181]
       
      • £Commensurate with experience
      • Marketing and PR
      • UK - Midlands
      • BMG Research
       
      Research Manager[976181]

      We are now recruiting for a Research Manager to support our expanding portfolio and deliver high quality research to our clients. Our Research Managers are responsible for leading their own projects and playing a key role on our large projects. They lead teams, manage people and have the opportunity to be an active part of growing client relationships through their work, and participating in business development.

      View more

      We have specific opportunities to work across a range of topics including:

      • The development of official statistics for tourism and leisure
      • Energy policy feedback and customer satisfaction with utilities
      • Employee engagement
      • Health policy

      Key Responsibilities

      • Leading the design of research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
      • Day-to-day project management; including planning, problem solving and supervising delivery
      • Managing project teams
      • Managing junior/early career researchers
      • Ensuring the quality of research materials
      • Ensuring projects progress in line with BMG quality processes and standards
      • Preparing presentations and reports for clients to a high standard
      • Client servicing and management
      • Reporting results in a clear, concise and impactful way


      Person Specification:

      • 4+ years’ experience of leading research projects
      • Ability to manage project teams and the end-to-end research process
      • Ability to work independently across projects
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • A knowledge of society and current affairs
      • An understanding of data and analytical processes
      • An ability to transform data/findings into an interesting story
      • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • A keen eye for detail

      Salary & Benefits:


      • Competitive Salary
      • Life Assurance
      • Regular training and development
      • Access to a range of online benefits and discounts

      #researchmanager #marketresearch

      Senior Research Executive[976149]
       
      • £Competitive
      • Marketing and PR
      • UK - London
      • BMG Research
       
      Senior Research Executive[976149]

      We are now recruiting for Senior Research Executives to join the team who wish to develop and progress within a friendly, informal environment that provides support, training and personal development opportunities

      View more

      We have specific opportunities to work across a range of topics including:

      • The development of official statistics for tourism and leisure
      • Energy policy feedback and customer satisfaction with utilities
      • Employee engagement
      • Health policy
      • Policy evaluation and impact measurement

      Key Responsibilities

      • Designing research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
      • Background research to support proposal and report writing
      • Preparing project materials including script checking, questionnaire development, job specification forms
      • Preparing presentations and reports for clients to a high standard
      • Client servicing and management
      • Day-to-day project delivery; including planning, problem solving and delivery with supervision
      • Analysing and investigating data to uncover impactful insights
      • Manipulating data e.g. checking, cross tab, formatting charting data
      • Reporting results in a clear, concise and usable way

      Person Specification:


      • Understanding of the end-to-end research process
      • Ability to work independently on core research tasks
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
      • An understanding of data and statistics
      • An ability to write around data/findings (to tell an accurate and interesting story)
      • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • Data analytics systems e.g. SPSS, Q, SAS
      • Primary research and/or fieldwork
      • Data charting tools

      Salary & Benefits:


      • Competitive Salary
      • Life Assurance
      • Regular training and development
      • Access to a range of online benefits and discounts

      #researchexecuitve #marketresearch


      Senior Research Executive[976153]
       
      • £Competitive
      • Marketing and PR
      • UK - Midlands
      • BMG Research
       
      Senior Research Executive[976153]

      We are now recruiting for Senior Research Executives to join the team who wish to develop and progress within a friendly, informal environment that provides support, training and personal development opportunities

      View more

      We have specific opportunities to work across a range of topics including:

      • The development of official statistics for tourism and leisure
      • Energy policy feedback and customer satisfaction with utilities
      • Employee engagement
      • Health policy
      • Policy evaluation and impact measurement

      Key Responsibilities

      • Designing research materials e.g. questionnaires and topic guides
      • Background research to support proposal and report writing
      • Preparing project materials including script checking, questionnaire development, job specification forms
      • Preparing presentations and reports for clients to a high standard
      • Client servicing and management
      • Day-to-day project delivery; including planning, problem solving and delivery with supervision
      • Analysing and investigating data to uncover impactful insights
      • Manipulating data e.g. checking, cross tab, formatting charting data
      • Reporting results in a clear, concise and usable way

      Person Specification:


      • Understanding of the end-to-end research process
      • Ability to work independently on core research tasks
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
      • An understanding of data and statistics
      • An ability to write around data/findings (to tell an accurate and interesting story)
      • A full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • Data analytics systems e.g. SPSS, Q, SAS
      • Primary research and/or fieldwork
      • Data charting tools

      Salary & Benefits:


      • Competitive Salary
      • Life Assurance
      • Regular training and development
      • Access to a range of online benefits and discounts

      #researchexecuitve #marketresearch

      Social Research Apprentice[1002924]
       
      • £25,500 Per Annum
      • Apprenticeship & Trainee
      • UK - Midlands
      • BMG Research
       
      Social Research Apprentice[1002924]

      BMG Research part of RSK Group is a leading social research and analytics agency operating primarily in the UK. We partner with clients to inform decision making, shape policy and guide investment, leading to better public services, positive customer experiences and a fair and equitable society.

      View more

      We are now looking for Social Research Apprentices to join the team.

      This is an exciting new opportunity to do a degree level apprenticeship in social research. BMG Research are looking for dynamic, creative and analytical thinkers to join our teams in Birmingham and London. The apprenticeship combines part-time study with the University of Kent with on-the-job learning.

      Key Responsibilities & The Apprenticeship:

      • As a social researcher you’ll work with clients across central and local government, regulators, charities and the third sector to design, implement and analyse research projects
      • You’ll be involved in all stages of the research process and get the opportunity to work across wide variety of research topics like education, health, economics and social issues.
      • The apprenticeship is a 4 year programme which allows you to gain real experience working in social research while gaining a bespoke undergraduate degree in social research. The apprenticeship is level 6, and leads to a BSc honours degree with the University of Kent.
      • 80% of your time will be spent in work, learning on-the-job with support from your line manager, team and the early careers team.
      • 20% will be spent studying through a mix of real time online classes, face-to-face classes and online distance learning
      • Each year there will also be a 5-day residential course at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

      Person Specification:

      • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (or equivalent)
      • A minimum of 96 UCAS points under the 2017 tariff point system (e.g. CCC at A level or equivalent qualification, not including General Studies), or expected to achieve by August 2024
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
      • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
      • A willingness to take on challenging tasks and learn rapidly
      • A desire to pursue a career in social research in a fun and exciting setting
      • Excellent eye for detail
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • A keen eye for detail – spotting and correcting errors

      Salary and benefits:

      • £25,500, per annum
      • Contributory pension scheme
      • A flexible benefits programme, including the option to buy additional holidays, payroll giving, cycle to work and health care plans
      • Regular training and career development
      • Equality, Diversity and Inclusions employee networks
      • Flexible hybrid working approach (we currently operate a hybrid working model, with the expectation that staff will be in the office at least 40% of the time)

      Your career development path

      You’ll gain experience across the different teams in BMG, including public policy, public perceptions, resident and customer experience, employee research, evaluation, business research and crime and justice.

      Throughout the apprenticehip you’ll be expected to contribute to supporting the business to deliver high-impact results. You will be assessed on your performance and will receive regular feedback. By the end of the apprenticeship we expect you to have a good foundation for working in social research and, subject to performance, you will move into a Research Executive role within BMG.

      The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May at 23:59.

      Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview in mid June. The final stage is an assessment day at one of our offices that will include a second interview, pre-prepared presentation and a data task

      #researchapprentice #socialresearchapprenticeship #bmgresearch


      Social Research Apprentice[1002941]
       
      • £25,500 Per Annum
      • Apprenticeship & Trainee
      • UK - London
      • BMG Research
       
      Social Research Apprentice[1002941]

      BMG Research part of RSK Group is a leading social research and analytics agency operating primarily in the UK. We partner with clients to inform decision making, shape policy and guide investment, leading to better public services, positive customer experiences and a fair and equitable society.

      View more

      We are now looking for Social Research Apprentices to join the team.

      This is an exciting new opportunity to do a degree level apprenticeship in social research. BMG Research are looking for dynamic, creative and analytical thinkers to join our teams in Birmingham and London. The apprenticeship combines part-time study with the University of Kent with on-the-job learning.

      Key Responsibilities & The Apprenticeship:

      • As a social researcher you’ll work with clients across central and local government, regulators, charities and the third sector to design, implement and analyse research projects
      • You’ll be involved in all stages of the research process and get the opportunity to work across wide variety of research topics like education, health, economics and social issues.
      • The apprenticeship is a 4 year programme which allows you to gain real experience working in social research while gaining a bespoke undergraduate degree in social research. The apprenticeship is level 6, and leads to a BSc honours degree with the University of Kent.
      • 80% of your time will be spent in work, learning on-the-job with support from your line manager, team and the early careers team.
      • 20% will be spent studying through a mix of real time online classes, face-to-face classes and online distance learning
      • Each year there will also be a 5-day residential course at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

      Person Specification:

      • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (or equivalent)
      • A minimum of 96 UCAS points under the 2017 tariff point system (e.g. CCC at A level or equivalent qualification, not including General Studies), or expected to achieve by August 2024
      • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities accompanied by good numerical skills
      • An interest in, and knowledge of society and current affairs
      • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
      • A willingness to take on challenging tasks and learn rapidly
      • A desire to pursue a career in social research in a fun and exciting setting
      • Excellent eye for detail
      • Effective and efficient time management
      • A keen eye for detail – spotting and correcting errors

      Salary and benefits:

      • £25,500, per annum
      • Contributory pension scheme
      • A flexible benefits programme, including the option to buy additional holidays, payroll giving, cycle to work and health care plans
      • Regular training and career development
      • Equality, Diversity and Inclusions employee networks
      • Flexible hybrid working approach (we currently operate a hybrid working model, with the expectation that staff will be in the office at least 40% of the time)

      Your career development path

      You’ll gain experience across the different teams in BMG, including public policy, public perceptions, resident and customer experience, employee research, evaluation, business research and crime and justice.

      Throughout the apprenticehip you’ll be expected to contribute to supporting the business to deliver high-impact results. You will be assessed on your performance and will receive regular feedback. By the end of the apprenticeship we expect you to have a good foundation for working in social research and, subject to performance, you will move into a Research Executive role within BMG.

      The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May at 23:59.

      Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview in mid June. The final stage is an assessment day at one of our offices that will include a second interview, pre-prepared presentation and a data task

      #researchapprentice #socialresearchapprenticeship #bmgresearch

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