Project Director - Qualitative Research (12796)

Ipsos Culver City , CA 90231

Posted 2 months ago

At Ipsos, we make market research work. We understand people. We know data. And we succeed in delivering results. That's why so many of the world's leading brands and organizations look to us for their research needs. Operating in over 80 countries, we are recognized as one of the top 2 most innovative research companies in the world. We're a global leader in quantitative and qualitative market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialization advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media and we put our people and our clients first.

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Project Director

Position Summary

The Project Director is responsible for coordinating market research studies including project execution and scheduling, questionnaire preparation and design, setup of facility recruitment, and serving as a liaison with our internal operations team and moderators in the execution of these projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiates, organizes and executes fielding of qualitative market research projects

  • Builds detailed project plans including all specifications for recruiting, facility location, human resources, budget, materials, and suppliers and confirms plans with moderators/partners and clients

  • Prepares project proposals and bids work, including securing estimates from all parties and managing costs with suppliers

  • Works with client to define and set project specs/objectives

  • Creates recruiting screener based on the specs and client input and works to obtain a recruiting facility to execute the project

  • Communicates daily with facilities and provides ongoing communication to clients and associated team members

  • Ensures projects are executed flawlessly

Ideal Candidate has the Following Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS in Marketing or related field is required

  • Proven experience managing / juggling multiple accountabilities simultaneously - ideally with high levels of detail and demand

  • Customer service orientation proven experience managing relationships to identify needs, probe for understanding and/or translate needs into action

  • General numeric aptitude/ financial skills able to work with costing models and manage to details of project specifications

  • Problem Solving orientation proven experience managing through problems in terms of pinpointing issues and forming solutions

  • Detail Orientation ability to balance overall project goals with multitude of logistics requirements, key milestones and execution/coordination of tasks

  • Strong oral/written communication skills able to understand/interpret, clarify and confirm others' communications/ requests

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Experience or demonstrated personal interest in the Tech Industry a plus

What Makes Us Unique

We attract the best talent in the profession. We provide a dynamic environment that nurtures and enriches individual talents, and encourages initiative, innovation, change and risk-taking to further develop our business. We are enthusiastic, confident in what we do, and proud to be Ipsos.

How to Apply

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Ipsos is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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