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Senior Qualitative Research Project Manager

MMR · 19 days ago
Bangkok, Thailand

Do you enjoy working on high profile global accounts within the FMCG Industry? Are you highly organised and looking to excel at Project Management for Qualitative projects?

What do we do here at MMR?

MMR is an independent, global consumer and sensory research agency specialising in food, drink, personal and household care research. We are industry leaders, guiding best in class innovation for our clients – partnering with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands

Our team of over 800 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. We also boast a true global reach with offices in Thailand, South Africa, London, Oxford, New York, Shanghai, Cali, Singapore, Mumbai,and Sao Paulo

What makes MMR special?

We are a “people first” company that prides itself on collaboration, honesty and mutual trust. That’s why in a recent all-company survey 80% of our employees stated they are happy and proud to work for MMR and 70% would recommend that their friends come and work for us!

And one more thing, given that we work with 50% of the world’s food and drink brands so the chances are the last time you went to the supermarket, you bought something that we’ve influenced on its way to the shelves.

Our Opportunity:

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated and passionate individual to join our Bangkok team as a Senior Qualitative Project Manager.

The Senior Qualitative Project Manager will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of project delivery for Qual Projects. It is an internally facing role focused on efficient project management and supplier liaison.

You will be part of the wider Global Qual Project Management Team and will have exposure to powerful methodologies on a wide range of research challenges. No two projects or briefs are ever the same, so the role comes with a wide range of variety to get your teeth stuck into! This role will give you the opportunity to work as part of an experienced, dynamic project management team.


Overseeing Projects:

• Drawing up detailed timetables for commissioned projects and communicating this timeline, and related responsibilities, to all relevant parties

• Staying on top of commissioned projects to ensure that all parties involved are meeting their responsibilities

• Being the first port of call for internal teams and external clients about project logistics

• Ensuring that all cost sheets are up to date, correct and posted to the system

• Liaising with recruiters to schedule fieldwork and check recruitment is on track, etc

• Raising any issues with the research team

• Ordering incentives, foreign currency, etc

Supplier Liaison:

• Getting costs from Thai based suppliers for recruitment, incentives, venues, freelancers and stimulus preparation

• Getting costs from overseas agencies and liaising with overseas agencies re project requirements

• Booking freelancers, studios, visualisers, etc as required

• Coming up with creative logistical solutions when required

• Establishing relationships with freelancers and liaising with them during the course of projects


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Fluent in English, with Fluency in Mandarin Beneficial
  • Strong organisational & time management skills (essential)
  • Strong communication skills & the ability to work effectively with teams (essential)
  • Solid Microsoft Office skills – including Word and Excel
  • 2 years plus experience in a Market Research project management role (Essential)


What we can offer you:

  • This role can promise an exciting, dynamic and challenging work experience.
  • We offer an excellent on-the-job training program coupled with a bespoke MMR Academy training to build your knowledge and sensory expertise within the FMCG research industry.
  • We support and are looking for candidates who are driven to achieve and progress at MMR.
  • MMR offers a competitive salary; performance is also rewarded on merit.
  • MMR offers an open, dynamic, varied and non-hierarchical environment.
  • MMR offers a wide selection of employment benefits

If you would like to join the team, please apply here by uploading your CV and covering letter (in English). We look forward to hearing from you!

Anything else we can tell you when you apply!

MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Last updated on May 29, 2024

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About the company

MMRMMR provides consumer research and insight services for food, drink, and household products, including sensory testing, product development, and brand strategy.

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