Market Research Specialist

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Published 10 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job reference RM759_1557847052

Job description

Market Research Specialist

Grafton Sales and Marketing are recruiting for a Market Research Specialist for an exceptional manufacturing firm. Our client designs, manufactures and supplies a range of innovative products to the power industries, created to solve many of the key problems facing these sectors in the modern world.
The Market Research Specialist will oversee the market insight, trends and analysis for the Group. The role includes being responsible for understanding the business sector Objectives and identifying and tracking relevant industry reports and customer insight. The analysis provided will inform the overall business strategy and impact upon market entry and product design.


* Working within the overall business priorities this role will identify and co-ordinate the collation of data and insight from across the business, internally and externally.
* Creation of a central repository of market intelligence and trend reports and feeding this in appropriately to strategy meetings and planning cycles.
* Collect and analyse data and reports on an ongoing basis to identify key trends and changes within the various industry sectors.
* Communicate with Product Managers, Sales and Senior Management to ensure they understand the data and enable them to make informed decisions and future initiatives and plans.
* Conduct primary research with stakeholders and customers to measure customer satisfaction and perception audits.
* Competitor analysis and reporting.
* Investigation of new geographical territories in line with the company international growth plans and inform market entry / penetration strategies.
* Investigation and information gathering, working with product and innovation teams, to provide insight into customer requirements within new sectors / applications.
* Assist marketing team in ensuring campaigns and messages are appropriate and effective within customer segmentation.
* Make recommendations based on both secondary and primary research projects to inform business strategy.

Person Specification:

* Extensive experience of market research and data intelligence capture.
* B2B sector experience required.
* Experience of creating primary research projects including quantitative and qualitative methods in order to gain customer insight.
* Experience delivering digestible and actionable data to inform business decisions and marketing campaigns.

Desirable Criteria:

* Relevant industry experience within the Energy or Critical Infrastructure sector would be an advantage but not essential.

The Rewards

The successful Market Research Specialist will enjoy a competitive salary circa £25,000 - 35,000 depending on experience.


The Market Research Specialist role will be based in Lisburn.

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Ross McConville at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across;
Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement & Medical/Healthcare.


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