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Qualitative Project Manager


Market Research --> Client Service

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Multiple locations in the US, New York

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Do your family and friends come to you when they need help planning events, trips or other activities? Do you get excited when you’re in charge of managing the details? We do too! In fact, there is a whole group of us who get hype over this kind of stuff! 


So, here’s the scoop. Ipsos is the world’s third largest market research firm and the only truly independent voice among the leading research brands. While you may know us for our political polling, we have specialized teams focused on shopper research, market understanding, product testing, brand equity measurement and tracking, healthcare and so much more! Oh, and did I mention qualitative research? As the leading global qualitative experts, Ipsos UU believes our clients need more than a supplier. They need a partner who can humanize data and bring cultural intelligence into their thinking. At Ipsos UU, we bring life to life through listening, observing and illuminating human interactions. Simply stated, we are super passionate about what we do and we’re seeking new teammates to join our Qualitative Project Management team where the passion of planning and managing details intersects with a career path.

Qualitative Project Manager

Position Summary

In a nutshell, the Project Manager is responsible for coordinating all logistical aspects of qualitative research projects from project inception to project completion including laser focused management of project timelines and budgets all while ensuring executional excellence. This position requires a collaborative mindset with a keen eye for detail and the ability to successfully juggle multiple projects simultaneously.


The details:


  • Builds detailed project plans including all specifications for recruiting and research, facility identification/resourcing, budget, food, travel, materials, and confirms plans with project team.
  • Manages budget and timelines with internal partners, clients and external suppliers.
  • Collaborates with internal partners and clients to define and set project specs/objectives and creates recruiting screener to identify respondents. 
  • Communicates daily with external suppliers and provides status updates to internal partners and clients.
  • Ensures projects are executed with excellence, on time and on budget.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Core collaborator who recognizes the value of working together to achieve a common goal. You are comfortable working in diverse teams comprised of internal partners and clients as well as external suppliers.
  • Self-described problem solver who anticipates the unexpected and thrives in identifying and implementing solutions quickly. 
  • Master multi-tasker with the ability to balance overall project goals with multitude of logistical requirements, key milestones and execution/coordination of tasks with high level of detail and minimal supervision.
  • Frugality is fun and you relish the opportunity to manage project budgets to project specifications.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to evaluate, interpret, clarify and confirm requests among a globally diverse team of internal partners, clients and suppliers.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude with a curiosity to understand why we do the things we do and how we can do them better.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • BA/BS in Marketing or related field is required.


About Ipsos:

Ipsos is the world’s third largest market research company, present in 90 markets and employing more than 18,000 people. Our passionately curious research professionals, analysts and scientists have built unique multi-specialist capabilities that provide true understanding and powerful insights into the actions, opinions and motivations of citizens, consumers, patients, customers or employees. We serve more than 5000 clients across the world with 75 business solutions.

Founded in France in 1975, Ipsos is listed on the Euronext Paris since July 1st, 1999. The company is part of the SBF 120 and the Mid-60 index and is eligible for the Deferred Settlement Service (SRD). ISIN code FR0000073298, Reuters ISOS.PA, Bloomberg IPS:FP


Ipsos’ Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Ipsos recognizes the necessity of building an inclusive culture that values each employee’s individuality and diverse perspectives. For more than 40 years, our mission has been to generate and analyze data about society, markets, brands, and behaviors to provide our clients with the insights that elevate their understanding of the world. This could not be fulfilled without Ipsos’ diverse employees who compile and analyze this data—they are the essence of who we are and what we do. 


We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, creating an environment that promotes inclusion, and allowing employees from all walks of life to flourish. Ipsos encourages our employees to act in a respectful and responsible manner, in line with codes of best practices concerning diversity and inclusion, human rights, equality, and civility for every individual.


Ipsos is An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected class and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


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This position is located at Multiple locations in the US, New York. View the Google Map in full screen.

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