Junior Research Manager Qualitative

Company Description

M3 is the global leader in digital solutions in healthcare. We work with a range of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and charities; services provided to these sectors include market research, medical education programs, promotional programs, clinical development, job recruitment and clinic appointment services. M3 has grown by more than 20% year-on-year for the past 15 years, achieving over 1 billion dollars in revenue annually.

Founded in 2000, with start-up investment capital from Sony, M3’s mission is to make use of the internet to increase, as much as possible, the number of people who can live longer and healthier lives, and to reduce, as much as possible, the amount of unnecessary medical costs. Key achievements of M3 Inc. include:

  • Named in Fortune’s 2020 ‘Future 50’ list, ahead of Facebook and Amazon
  • Ranked in Forbes’ 2020 Global 2000 list of the world’s largest public companies
  • M3 is the only company incorporated after the year 2000 to be included in the Nikkei 225 Index
  • Listed in Forbes’ ‘Asia’s 200 Best Over a Billion’ in 2019
  • In 2020 M3 founded the ‘M3: Stop COVID-19 Fund’ and pledged one billion yen to support COVID-19 related initiatives

M3’s legacy lies in the power of trusted physician platforms. Around the world, M3 organizations leverage these highly engaged digital communities to deliver medical education, job placement, and market research, to improve global patient outcomes. 

M3 Global Research, part of M3 Inc., provides the most comprehensive and highest quality market research recruitment and support services available to the industry with relationships reaching respondents in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring a Junior Research Manager Qualitative at  pharma-insight GmbH, an M3 company. 

Job Description

About the Business Division:

pharma-insight is a full-service market research agency specialising in the pharmaceutical and healthcare market. With an approach that combines modern research methods with customised solutions, it ensures that clients’ questions are addressed comprehensively. With a commitment to delivering state-of-the-art market research from a single source, pharma-insight ensures reliable and timely results.

Offering a comprehensive range of services to support clients throughout the entire research process, encompassing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Their expertise extends from the initial briefing stage to post result presentation consulting, ensuring a seamless and valuable research experience.

Mission of the Role: 

The mission as a Junior Healthcare Market Researcher in Qualitative Methods is to generate valuable insights and intelligence that help our healthcare clients make informed strategic decisions. In this role, you will work closely with our market research team to apply qualitative research methods and analyze data that will enable our clients to optimize their products, services and marketing strategies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting qualitative market research studies in the areas of pharmaceuticals, OTC, medical technology & diagnostics
  • Project management, selection of methods, creation of questionnaires, conducting individual interviews and group discussions
  • Conception, preparation and presentation of results reports
  • Cooperation with an interdisciplinary team



  •  A completed university degree (Bachelor's or Master's), preferably in economics with a focus on marketing / market research, social sciences, communication science or psychology.
  • Ideally, first professional experience in market research or the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry (e.g. in the form of an internship or as a student trainee)
  • Curiosity
  • Business fluent German & very good English skills
  • Structured and careful way of working and enjoy working in a team

Additional Information


  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus program
  • Regular trainings
  • Possibility to work from home (remote/mobile/hybrid)
  • Individual onboarding
  • 30 vacation days