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Senior Leader - Pharma Market Research

Barrington James
Up to £70,000
Start date
9 Aug 2022
Closing date
8 Sep 2022

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HEOR, Health Economics, Marketing, Market Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management
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Strategic Research Director 
Based in London 


I am partnered with a reputable boutique strategic research firm who have strong plans for their business over the coming 2 - 3 years. Their most recent focus is on building out the senior leadership team to a high standard so the business can reach their growth targets of 40 % by the end of 2024. They are seeking a research director with strong acumen and hands on knowledge of life science focussed qual and quant research to work alongside the MD's and be a pivotal part of their growth and development. They have been extremely successful since their establishment, with a 50 % conversion rate on RFP pitches and an already established network of top pharmaceutical companies that they regularly work with on a global scale. 


The Role; 


  • You will be responsible for running 2 - 3 projects at any one time, opposed to 5 - 7 in other companies. Their aim is to increase the quality of work and deliver exactly what the client is looking for opposed to taking on too much and not completing to a high standard Work on creating relationships with new and current clients with a key focus on repeat business and high return Report directly to the managing directors of the business having a key insight into how the business grows and develops over the coming years and acting as one of the foundational senior leaders.  Work on a global scale with Europe being a top priority  Hands on with projects, taking part in selling services and doing the hands-on aspects of market research  Responsible for a team of people in market research - you will be building out the team, hiring and training individuals that you think would add value to the team. 

Main Aim for 2022 - 2024 


  • Grow client base with top Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies globally - Creating and maintaining solid relationships Increase their head count by 40%  Increase their revenue turn over year on year 

Key Requirements; 


  • 7 + years of market research experience in a pharmaceutical setting  Solid understanding and knowledge of the health care system and various therapeutic areas like; Oncology, rare diseases, neurology etc.  Line Management Experience; MUST have successful experience building, managing and training a team of people at varying levels Business Development; MUST be able to create, maintain and develop relationships with current and prospective clients at all levels contributing to the companies target growth of £1 million per year  Knowledge and understanding of qualitative and quantitative works streams / methodologies to implement key strategies within the junior consultant team Motivated, adaptable and eager to be a major part in the company’s success stories. 

By clicking “apply” you will be sending your CV to Georgia Wright at Barrington James. Georgia is a specialist recruiter within Market Access and HEOR. She will discuss the opportunity in detail with you, facilitate your application and will manage the process acting as a link between the company and yourself. Please call +44 1293776644 for more information or reach out to Georgia directly on



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