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Senior Research Executive

Job Details

Full time


London/ Remote

About you

We’re looking for people who have experience in a similar role. You’ll need to be familiar and confident with all aspects of the research process and will have produced quality analysis and reporting that is clear with good insight, you’ll therefore have great written and verbal communication skills and be able to work positively and flexibly within project teams, to get the best out of everyone. You’ll be happy working autonomously at times and be pro-active and react decisively to changing circumstances.

About the role

Working across 2-3 of our key sectors, you’ll assist on a number of projects to ensure they’re delivered on time, to specification and to budget. You’ll undertake a range of research tasks efficiently and to a high standard, whilst coordinating and supporting more junior team members.

Key responsibilities include

  • Manage multiple projects and tasks through effective planning and prioritisation.
  • Supervise and delegate to (T)REs and RAs
  • Design high quality questionnaires and guides.
  • Proactively manage and monitor projects in field.
  • Conduct qualitative interviews, actively listening and probing appropriately.
  • Ensure accuracy in questionnaire scripts and data outputs
  • Produce insightful analysis and reporting
  • Work in partnership with other departments

If you need any adjustments made to ensure your experience with IFF is accessible and comfortable, please let us know at

There might be the possibility to do this role remotely. Please let us know if you’d like to discuss this option.

Employee benefits

Competitive remuneration

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit share bonus scheme
  • Pension – we’ll match contributions you make up to 5% of your basic salary

Health and wellbeing

  • Permanent health insurance – topping up your income if you’re unable to work for a sustained period of time
  • Paycare – scheme which covers health expenses including optical and dental charges
  • Holiday – 28 days per year, in addition to bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working policy, with core hours between 11am-3pm each day, and the ability to start earlier or finish later so it works for you
  • Enhanced family leave policies, including maternity and paternity

A sociable and supportive culture

  • Quarterly team days and lunches
  • Dedicated social and wellbeing committees who organise events throughout the year
  • Multiple sports and interest groups to join

About IFF

IFF is an award-winning social and market research agency, which sits at the summit of UK public policy and social research, conducting many of the largest and highest profile studies in the sector. Because no two projects are the same, our experienced team provide tailor-made research solutions, adapting our approach to issues and audiences. Meaning the research we deliver is tailored to each client’s specific needs.

As a full-service agency, we offer a full suite of research and evaluation services, including data collection, data analysis and reporting, covering quantitative and qualitative methodologies. We have a range of expertise across our key sectors which are: Business & Enterprise; Education; Energy & Environment; Financial Services; Higher Education; Housing; Learning & Skills; Regulation; and Work, Welfare & Wellbeing.