Research Exec / Senior Research Exec


United Kingdom

Job Family

Client Solutions

We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

As Research Exec / Senior Research Exec you will support ongoing tracking programmes and custom/ad-hoc studies. You will help support future prospects and new business opportunities.  This is a high-profile role with the potential for client contact, working within a team to help deliver reporting and build story led presentations to provide consultancy services.  

Working with experts in areas such as branding, segmentation and market sizing you will deliver successful and valued brand and consumer insights to a diverse list of clients – both UK and global – covering a wider variety of industries from telecoms, home furnishings, automotive and media.  You will report to an Associate Director. 

You're good at: 

  • Write commentaries, summaries and charting 

  • Assist with analysis planning for debriefs and reporting templates 

  • Attend and contribute to presentations, client meetings and calls 

  • Work with colleagues to ensure successful project setup and delivery 

  • Develop relationships with clients and become an important contact for them – client communication is an important part of this role 

You can bring: 

  • Relevant research experience (in a previous agency or client-side) 

  • Be organised. The ability to plan is necessary as is the ability to adjust plans to achieve changing goals 

  • Analysis skills: Must enjoy and have experience with ‘digging’ through data sets to find the true story and themes that are worthy of further investigation to deliver insight and recommendations 

  • Be able to explain complex data in a clear way 

  • Skills with PowerPoint and Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and experience using data analysis packages 


We offer a hybrid working model to the majority of our colleagues (normally x2 days p/w in office) and competitive core benefits as well additional benefits including: 

  • Interest free season ticket travel loan 

  • Discount Gym Membership with Gympass 

  • Eye care scheme 

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program 

  • Fantastic development opportunities – our inhouse training team hosts different internal and external courses 

  • #Hybrid 

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on:

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

GfK UK has committed to a net zero carbon emissions policy by 2026.

Posted: 16 days ago

City: London

Work Area: Client Solutions

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00021914