Research Director (12-month Contract) – Utilities/ Low Carbon Tech / Sustainability

Research Director (Initial 12-month Contract, possible perm role) – Utilities/ Low Carbon Tech/Sustainability - Research Consultancy
Home Counties (Currently home working) - £ 55,000- 70,000 DOE

This expert consultancy has real influence – working with leading names across the energy and utilities sector, they have helped their clients understand attitudes to reducing carbon emissions; engaged and delivered insights on hard-to-reach customers for leading energy suppliers and are tracking what consumers really think about electric vehicles. Most of their research has a strong sustainability element – expertise valued by all their clients.

By understanding key drivers of behaviour and delivering meaningful insight which creates informed actions, they have enabled their clients and regulators across the energy, water, low carbon technology sectors to facilitate impactful behaviour change.

Full of fresh thinking and clever ideas, this consultancy seeks a like minded Research Director for a 12-month contract to provide maternity cover. You will be an excellent all-rounder, someone who is at home with all aspects of being a senior research professional, from hands-on delivery to team leadership, senior-level client management, and business development.

Leading the team in conducting both quantitative (leaning) and qualitative research across consumers and stakeholders, diverse projects will include stakeholder engagement, customer satisfaction, prioritisation, communications, customer segmentation, and behaviour change.

To be considered you will have credible expertise in ad hoc utilities research and an understanding of the regulatory environment gained within a research agency. Supported by a collaborative senior management team, your strong leadership and communication skills will enable you to nurture and provide continuity to a talented and successful team. If all goes well in the year and business grows further there is also a possibility of a permanent role too.

To apply or for further information please contact Deborah Lewis, Director, Resources Group on or call 0207 242 6321.

About Resources Group

With over twenty five years’ experience helping thousands of Researchers, Insight Specialists and Data Analysis in their career moves, no one has better knowledge of the MR and Insights job market than Resources Group. Our consultants take the time to understand your career aims and are dedicated to providing impartial advice and finding you the best career move, with access to an unrivalled range of opportunities with top employers in the sector.

Resources Group guarantees confidentiality and quality service. No applications are forwarded to third party clients without an applicant’s prior consent.

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7242 6321
Contact: Deborah Lewis

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