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Senior Research Executive - UK

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MMR Research Worldwide LTD


Are you a researcher looking for an exciting next step in your career? Do you enjoy working on high profile global accounts within the FMCG industry?

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated and passionate individual to join our research team as a Senior Research Executive. This role could be based in our head office in Wallingford (Oxfordshire), in our office in London or even remote for the right candidate. Please note that there may be the occasional requirement to travel to our Wallingford office if you are located within commutable distance.

MMR is an independent, global consumer and sensory research agency specialising in food, drink, personal and household care research. This means that when you join us, you’ll have the chance to work with a number of well-known brands to help create, shape and develop products and packs.

We are global leaders, guiding innovation for our clients – partnering with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands. Our head office is in Oxfordshire, with offices in London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Cali (Colombia), Bangkok and Durban.

Our team of over 280 highly engaged, multi-disciplined employees are primarily dynamic research professionals, sensory experts and data scientists. We’re a diverse bunch, with backgrounds in R&D, insight, marketing, sensory science, data sciences and psychology.

No two projects are ever the same, often involving exciting innovations, varied methods and international markets. It’s a great opportunity to challenge and add value to client decision making, all while working with our passionate, friendly teams across the globe.


As a Senior Research Executive, you will take the lead on running market research projects, involving client liaison and project management from research design through to final debrief presentations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and organising fieldwork in the UK and overseas
  • Creating questionnaires against client objectives
  • Analysing data (both quantitatively and qualitatively)
  • Creating insightful presentations

The work covers a range of ad hoc projects, typically involving quantitative and qualitative research, and both traditional and online fieldwork in the UK and internationally. With MMR’s focus on developing new and better research methods and sophisticated analysis techniques, the role offers the opportunity to gain experience of several novel and exciting approaches to conducting research and interpreting data.


  • Previous experience within an ad hoc agency environment essential
  • Quantitative experience essential and exposure to qualitative beneficial
  • Experience of involvement in report writing essential
  • Ability to tell a story from the data is essential
  • Strong organisational & time management skills required
  • Strong communication skills & the ability to work effectively as a team essential
  • Experience within FMCG beneficial


MMR delivers a class leading set of marketing science tools and approaches, many of which are proprietary to MMR. We are endorsed by our global client base for our agility, technical expertise and willingness to adapt research solutions to directly focus on specific client challenges. We’ve built a reputation of providing innovative statistical analysis and techniques, coupled with optimal research design consultancy, that successfully delivers against our clients’ specific business objectives.

MMR offers an open, dynamic, varied and non-hierarchical environment, where bespoke MMR Academy training is offered at every level. We also offer exciting secondment opportunities at our other global locations, as well as a selection of fantastic employee benefits.

MMR is an Equal Opportunity Employer