Senior Researcher

Are you seeking your next challenge as a Senior Researcher?  We’re looking for someone who has a passion for uncovering insights in the constantly evolving biopharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare landscape.

To join us, you’ll need a wealth of experience in conducting global scientific insights and research projects within the healthcare and life sciences sector.  You’ll have the chance to work on an exciting range of programmes and projects, from development through to presentation of findings and insights to our clients.

About us

Founded in 2017, 7i Group is a global scientific insights partner which brings an exciting combination of advanced research methodologies, leading edge technology and deep scientific understanding to our clients.  We work with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies and healthcare providers and we are passionate about supporting our clients to improve the lives of patients.

Based at the Alderley Park campus in Cheshire, our team offers a unique service to our clients.  We offer a blend of specialist expertise across all areas of strategic insight, business analytics and business intelligence solutions and scientific knowledge to enable our clients to understand the complexities of a disease and the competitive landscape.

The benefits

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • 25 days’ annual leave, increasing to 28 days with service
  • SmartHive employee benefits platform and employee assistance programme
  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Flexible working
  • The opportunity to join a dynamic and fun team!

Once you join our team, you’ll discover a fast-growing and exciting company where we combine expertise and close partnership to deliver the right outcome for our clients.  If you think you would thrive within an energetic and driven business that supports personal growth and development then this could be the role for you.

Your role

As a Senior Researcher you will have the chance to lead a variety of projects delivering quality research and insight. You’ll gather data from a variety of primary and secondary research sources including quantitative and qualitative methodologies and other sources such as online social media.

Specifically, you will:

  • Fully project manage small to medium scale complexity global research projects
  • Provide insight and recommendations to support strategic development across various healthcare organisations
  • Be the primary client contact on a day-to-day basis, with a key focus on building positive client relationships for 7i Group
  • Have key involvement in the project / material design
  • Undertake initial costing and financial management of projects, including liaising and negotiating with fieldwork partners
  • Ensure timely and high-quality delivery which address the clients research questions fully
  • Deliver direct to client communications, such as insight presentations
  • Have active involvement in developing proposals, costings of potential projects and contracting documents and other such document
  • Contribute to our ongoing business development activities
  • Be proactive in identifying new business opportunities to support our organic growth
  • Develop and utilise knowledge of hot topics and trends within the research and pharmaceutical/healthcare industries (pertinent to our customers)
  • Contribute to the ongoing process of developing innovative research methods across 7i Group

About you

To join us as a Senior Researcher you’ll need:

  • BSc or equivalent, ideally in a life sciences subject (desirable)
  • Substantial evidence of global primary and/or secondary market research experience in the healthcare and life sciences sector (required)
  • To have and demonstrate good industry knowledge and understanding of customer business needs
  • Proven skills, knowledge and experience of the application of intermediate to advanced quantitative, qualitative and/or secondary research techniques
  • Experience in using research related software and databases
  • Excellent work ethic, keen eye for detail and commitment to delivering high quality work
  • Exceptional IT skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong teamwork and self-motivation skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage a range of audiences and stakeholders
  • Commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial approach
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • To show innovative thinking and proactivity
  • Good project management, time management and organisational skills

If you have the talents we’re looking for, this could be your chance to join our exciting and growing company.

To apply

Please email, attaching your CV and quoting reference JMC/7i/SR.

We will aim to get back to you within 10 working days of your email.

Closing date: 6th January 2021