Senior Research Manager (Contract)

Company Description

About the Company: 

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.

medeConnect Healthcare Insight is the full-service market research team within M3 (EU) Ltd. The primary function of the team is to provide market research services to the pharmaceutical industry. M3 (EU) is the home of, and medeConnect is uniquely placed to tap into the membership for the delivery of market research studies. We also run studies with a variety of other respondent groups such as nurses, payers and patients.

Job Description


This role will be completely focused on project delivery and will be a short-term contract opportunity (roughly 2-3 months – may have potential to extend).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • End to end project delivery on a range of client accounts
  • Undertake and oversee market research materials design, analysis and reporting
  • Client liaison
  • Planning and managing resources effectively



  • Education to Degree level
  • Ideally, experience in delivering both quantitative and qualitative research
  • The ability to understand customers’ business needs and to develop studies which meet those needs
  • Strong financial and business awareness
  • Experience in the design and execution of a range of research methodologies
  • Strong teamworking capability – showing awareness of the wider teams’ commitments and establishing good quality relationships with internal departments
  • A strong understanding of existing market research services adopted by the pharmaceutical sector and their impact on the medical community
  • Excellent communication skills, which you use frequently to build relationships with clients and deal with many different stakeholders from within and outside the organisation

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