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Field Project Coordinator

  • Putney, South West London (SW15)
  • £22,000 per annum

START DATE: January 2018
SALARY: £22,000 / year
LOCATION: Putney, London 
JOB TYPE: Graduate Job
SECTORS: Consultancy & Strategy, Marketing & PR, Science & Research


We are looking for bright, inquisitive graduates who are committed to pursuing a career in international pharmaceutical market research and consultancy.

Ad-hoc Field Project Coordinator job role (qualitative and quantitative research):

Responsibilities include:

  • Setup, monitor and manage qualitative and quantitative projects’ fieldwork on several multi-country research
  • Day-to-day liaison between external fieldwork agencies, freelancers and Research Partnership researchers
  • Manage and troubleshoot all fieldwork requirements and field issues
  • Ensure all fieldwork is conducted to time and budget
  • Source, obtain quotes and negotiate prices with external fieldwork agencies for proposals
  • Track and negotiate costs variation with external suppliers within fieldwork
  • Research, identify and engage new external suppliers and discuss costs and pricing

For this job role, we are looking for people with the following skills:

  • You are inquisitive
  • You have good interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • You are proactive with a can-do attitude; able to identify issues and generate solutions
  • You have excellent organizational skills, are able to multi-task whilst maintaining a high level of focus on each task
  • You are numerate with a high degree of accuracy
  • You are positive with a constructive attitude and flexible thinking
  • You have strong attention to details
  • You have good negotiation skills

For this role, we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis throughout October and November with a start date in early January 2018.


The Research Partnership is an independent research agency providing market research and consultancy to the healthcare industry. We conduct research in over 35 countries with major pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. We are a global company with a team of 140 people across offices in London, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, San Francisco and Singapore.


The role of the market research agency typically encompasses the following:

  • Develop market research methodologies (qualitative and quantitative) to help answer clients’ key research objectives (for instance, using face-to-face interviews, focus groups or online questionnaires)
  • Conduct and oversee the research (e.g. by interviewing a sample of doctors, nurses or patients in each of the relevant countries), with partner fieldwork agencies
  • Analyse the data (including translated interviews, data tables) to produce results
  • Interpretation of the results to understand what this means for clients’ short- and long-term business goals
  • Present these results to the client in the form of creative presentations or through interactive online charts

In the pharmaceutical industry, market research is highly valued as all decisions are a result of market research input and consultation. You are therefore a key player in the marketing mix.


The Research Partnership is a growing company that offers the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and intelligent environment. We offer a competitive salary that is reviewed twice yearly, alongside other benefits such as free in-house gym membership, and a wellness scheme that includes free quarterly massages and subsidized entry into sports teams, amongst other benefits.

We will provide you with extensive structured and hands-on training in order for you to develop and build your career as a pharmaceutical market researcher.

We offer a non-bureaucratic, friendly working environment where employee performance is recognised and rewarded.

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