Associate Research Director (Qualitative)

About Ipsos UU

With 1200 researchers, Ipsos UU is the largest qualitative research player in the world.  This vibrant and dynamic unit is made up of an eclectic mix of anthropologists, ethnographers, UX designers, agency planners, community experts, semioticians, cultural gurus and journalists. Ipsos UU expertise lie in the humanizing of data and bringing cultural intelligence into our clients’ thinking.  Our focus is less on the “what” (people do / prefer), and more on the “why” at exploration stages and the “how” at optimization or activation stages. Ipsos UU is transforming qualitative research by using the most advanced technology, scientific input and analytical frameworks. Ipsos UU – Understanding Unlimited.

About the Role:

Associate Research Director/ Research Director (Qualitative)

Researchers at Ipsos are experts in the field of Market Research who are trusted and consulted on leading-edge research design. The Ipsos Associate Research Director / Research Director is an enthusiastic professional with a passion for creating knowledge and who is fully dedicated to finding the best solutions for our clients.  He/she significantly contributes to the strategic direction of the business and is trusted with upholding the Ipsos brand.

The ARD/RD takes on a leadership role in the design, set-up and management of leading-edge research. He/she is a strong mentor and coach to the team and effectively takes on account management activities to maintain and build existing client relationships, and actively seek new client opportunities.

To be successful in this role, you are likely to possess

  • A good degree in in Social Sciences, Psychology, Marketing, Business or related studies
  • At least 8 - 10 years of strong market research experience, especially in the use of advanced Qualitative research techniques
  • Proven effective business leadership in a particular area / sector / function / capacity
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • A commitment to self-development and the career development of team members

Interested applicants, kindly email your detailed resume to Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.