Business Development Research Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 45000 - £ 48000 / Year
  • Category
    Charity & Not-for-Profit - Charity & Not-for-Profit
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Charity and Not-for-profit
  • External Reference
    JN-072019-82123

Location: Barbican, London
Position: Business Development Research Manager
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £48,000 per annum (+ London Weighting)
Type: Permanent, Full time


Adecco London are excited to be recruiting for a Business Development Research Manager on behalf of our award-winning, Central Government affiliated client, based in the City. This is a permanent position within a nationally recognised organisation, that work to support millions of customers a year.


In this highly autonomous and varied role, you will be responsible for overseeing the Business Development research team of 3. This role entails providing leadership and guidance across a variety of projects, ranging from market scoping studies to competitor research, and contributing to managing our stakeholder strategies effectively.


Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:



  • Oversee the delivery of research projects

  • Supporting the wider business with various projects and implementing new strategies

  • Manage and develop staff as necessary and ensure the team is efficient as possible

  • Monitor, review and improve internal processes and resources

  • Contribute to wider corporate objectives

  • Finance - budgets and business metrics

  • Ad-hoc tasks as deemed reasonable by the business


Ideal candidate and personal qualities:



  • Experience in a management role with the ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams.

  • Ability to create a positive working environment and implement culture change when required

  • Proven ability to oversee a wide range of projects and activities and ensure they are delivered within a fast-paced environment, to deadlines.

  • Expertise across a wide range of business research methodologies and taking an analytical approach to utilising data.

  • Demonstrable commercial acumen and an ability to see how business research can shape wider Business Development goals and activities.

  • Demonstrable networking, influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships at all levels in often sensitive situations.

  • IT literate- Competent on the use of Microsoft word, Excel and Office. Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems would be highly advantageous.


Benefits include but are not limited to:



  • 26 days' holiday entitlement excluding bank holidays (increases with service)

  • Modern, head office working facilities

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Company pension scheme

  • Interest free loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • On-site facilities including staff canteen


We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 14 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Mitchell Pagett