Project Manager

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Job description 

Company Info.  

Roots Research is a dedicated market research recruitment agency. We source high quality participants for a range of research discussions. We’re known for thinking laterally and devising innovative ways to tackle research projects. Our clients, who include full service research agencies and digital marketers, know they can rely on us to deliver projects on time – every time. 

We’re passionate about our work and relish the challenge of sourcing quality participants with high attendance levels for research fieldwork. We’re also fun to work with, as our regular clients will attest. The company has established themselves as a key player in the research industry. Consequently, the company has tripled in size over the last 3 years and still experiencing rapid growth. 


Job Description 

Do you relish a challenge, hate being micro-managed and want a job you can really feel passionate about? If so, you’ll love it here just as much as we do. 

We want to hear from hard-working, friendly, ambitious people who are interested in joining the Roots team. If that sounds like you, cast your eye over the following vacancies… 

Alongside recruiting respondents, you’ll manage a team of fieldwork co-ordinators and recruitment partners, making sure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard. 

Besides the day-to-day telephone recruitment, interviewing and group interview scheduling, the project manager will liaise directly with clients, running a number of projects at any one time. 

You’ll also be doing a bit of event management to make sure all participants arrive and take part, as well as handling logistics such as venue booking and catering etc. 


Skills Required 

  • Microsoft Office/IT proficient 

  • Excellent Communication Skills 

  • Good telephone manner 

  • Sound organisational experience 

  • Qualitative market research background ideal but not essential 

  • Proven Project Management skills 


Person Specification  

An excellent communicator with a strong background in project management, you will already work in a fast-paced office environment. You’ll have at least 12 months’ of project management experience, strong admin skills and ideally experience working within market research. 

Team-focussed, you’ll display a strong work ethic – and share our desire to help our small company grow, so you can grow with us. 

You’ll be able to meet tight deadlines, display an air of zen-like calm under pressure and have the ability to manage your own workload. 

Besides being flexible and pro-active, you’ll be a positive person with a good sense of humour – someone we’ll enjoy welcoming into our small team. 


The nitty gritty: 

  • Salary: £24,499 – £28,500 

  • Pension: 2% employer’s pension contribution 

  • Annual Leave: Up to 25 days per annum pro rata plus bank holidays 

  • Bonus Offering: up to £2,000 per annum (plus additional ad hoc bonuses) 

  • Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week 

  • Additional Perks: Annual Gym Membership 


Job Type: Full-time 

  • Salary: £24,999.00 to £27,499.00 /year 



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