Research Teamlead | C2 German | Undutchables

Research Teamlead | C2 German

Utrecht, reference 2020-00975

Company description

My client is an award-winning market research institute, working with clients such as Nestle, Samsung and Johnson & Johnson, to name a few. As a Research Manager, you and your team form the heart of this company. By delivering top notch research projects you provide your clients with the data they need to push their businesses to the next level

Job description

A Teamlead Research’ objectives not only concern conducting the steps of the research process. They also include managing the performance of the research team and making sure projects run smoothly within your team. You are responsible for:
Conducting all research steps: develop questionnaires, scripts surveys, conduct fieldwork, analyze data and report main findings, update dashboards for min. 6 projects each week
Day-to-day communication with clients about your projects
Outstanding management of your projects
Execute strategic projects individually and help others with strategic projects
Keeping your stakeholders (team manager, consultant, IT, client) updated about your projects and timings
Work together with consultant during the kick-off of a project and during the report discussion
Offering help to Research Experts and providing training if necessary.
Responsible for project planning in your team
Monitoring and managing the performance of the team; HR cyclus
Facilitating the personal development of the research experts in your team
Deliver input to the research plan every year
Offering help to the recruitment of new hires (and train them)


What do we need from you?

You respond quickly to clients
You demonstrate consistent strong performance, colleagues can rely on you
You use and embed our clients’ knowledge and perspective
You remember things and are aware of all previous research clients have done
You inspire others with your thirst for excellence and your belief in their vision
You are smart and innovative
You seek to understand our strategy, vision & customers
You challenge prevailing assumptions when warranted and suggest better approaches
You are self-motivating, self-aware, self-disciplined and self-improving
You act like a leader (within projects and for your team)

Core Requirements (MUST!)
Master’s or bachelor’s degree in relevant field
3+ years of experience in market research.
You need to have experience with guiding a team for at least 1 year.
You can express yourself professionally, both verbally and in writing in German and English, if you speak Dutch that would be a big plus.

Working conditions

As a Team Lead at my client your smart work will be rewarded with:

  • a fulltime (40h) position, working in a dynamic and informal work environment
  • a competitive salary depending on your experience and skills
  • the chance to design your own, internal educational program, with a focus on research techniques and further knowledge on different subjects
  • the possibility to present your own development program for which you will also receive a budget
  • a monthly reimbursement for your gym membership
  • 27 vacation days
  • travel costs reimbursement

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Mark van der Velden, Undutchables Utrecht
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