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Senior Manager, Market Research Project Management

Senior Manager, Market Research Project Management

ID 
2018-2297
Job Location 
US-OH-Cincinnati
US-IL-Chicago
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

At ORC International, we believe the truth has the power to transform business. We combine real market evidence from multiple sources with industry expertise to uncover the truth about our clients’ businesses and fuel their most important decisions, from idea through to action, so they can optimize today, differentiate tomorrow and win in the future.   Our solutions and tools are designed for decision-making. Our smart, curious teams will work with you every step of the way, from uncovering the truth to recommending a course of action.

 

A global top 20 firm, we’re large enough to solve big problems and small enough to work at the speed of business. We’re proud to be part of Engine Group, a network of the best content, production, media and performance marketing companies in the industry.  

 

Working at ORC you will be working with a group of dedicated, bright and energetic people. We are focused on our clients, but also ensure that our own work environment is supportive, enriching and fun! We offer competitive salaries and rich benefits including health, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, PTO, Community Volunteer days, seasonal outings and more.

Role

The Senior Manager, Project Management provides project and field management to support quantitative and qualitative projects for clients.  The Senior Manager, Project Management is responsible for leading the execution and quality control of key elements of the project process, such as survey programs, data collection and the accuracy of data tables.  Such Senior Manager participates in client conversations as needed and is an expert in the details of the programs s/he manages.  In addition, the Senior Manager, Project Management is expected to contribute to the training of junior staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • Project Document Review - Review and provide feedback on key project documents, such as questionnaires, sample plans, and tab plans
  • Project Execution - Coordinate with various team members as well as external vendors to ensure accurate and timely completion of projects
  • Field Management- Manage the day-to-day execution of the data collection plans
  • Quality Control - QC key research program documents, such as survey scripts and data tabulations
  • Budget Monitoring - Monitor project budgets throughout their life cycles
  • Team Management and Training – Contribute to the training of junior staff

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (typical study areas include marketing, marketing research, business, statistics, psychology, or social sciences)
  • 3-4 years work experience
  • Basic statistics
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Personal responsibility / accountability
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office