Research Account Manager

Research Account Manager

Ipsos is looking for enthusiastic data driven people to expand our European Public Affairs team

Who is Ipsos?

At Ipsos, we are proud to call ourselves the home of researchers! Because we are one of the world’s largest market research companies with more than 18,000 employees and can be found in not less than 90 countries.

What team?

For our European and international clients – government, academic, non-profit and NGOs – we are looking to expand our team, so we can deliver on our promise to be their essential research partner for high caliber solutions that withstand scrutiny. The European Public Affairs Team is strategic unit in Ipsos with our core team located in Leuven. We are part of the larger Ipsos Public Affairs network that connects researchers from around the globe who are expert in designing and managing social research studies using the full range of quantitative and qualitative approaches.  Leveraging on this network, the European Public Affairs hub in Belgium is dedicated to further growing the business of Ipsos in International and European Public Affairs.

What are we looking for?

You are a problem solver. Multi-tasking is your middle name. You enjoy working in fast paced environment and are highly proficient in English.

RESEARCH ACCOUNTMANAGERS & DIRECTORS

We welcome applications from experienced Public Affairs Researchers with a passion for EU work.

  • Demonstrable relevant experience of minimum of 5 years
  • Proven ability to work well in teams with input from specialists (e.g. statisticians, partners, …)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • You take an interest in various policy areas and how research can feed into policy making and policy evaluation
  • Experience in working for or at the European Commission and related organisations is a plus
    • Your responsibilities will at the minimum cover
  • Business development, including leading responses to RfPs, as well as identifying new market opportunities and building strong relationships with existing clients
  • Project direction including working to tight and demanding deadlines to deliver profitable work and assure quality of all outputs
  • Questionnaire development and writing of insightful reports

Why is IPSOS a great place to work?

At Ipsos, we are intellectually curious and passionate researchers who set ourselves high standards and aim to work collaboratively to service our clients most effectively. As a company and as a team we are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success – a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients.

We offer

  • A competitive package with benefits and a commitment to personal development where your efforts and achievements are recognized and rewarded
  • A creative, busy, open and supportive working environment. Teleworking is part of our culture so the location of Leuven as HQ should not be an issue!
  • The opportunity to get involved with innovative techniques in addition to more traditional research methods
  • A real team-being spirit: Social, Human and Business-related activities with a strong focus on well-being!

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