Programme Manager, Reading
Programme Manager Sensory & Consumer Research c. 35k plus benefits
At Sensory Dimensions we shape the products for tomorrow’s consumer. A leading sensory and consumer research consultancy operating in the UK and Internationally, our clients include many household names from the food, beverage, home, personal and healthcare sectors.
We are currently recruiting a Programme Manager to lead a team of four Sensory and Consumer Researchers at our Reading site. Your team would be responsible for projects in the food and beverage sector with a particular focus on the sensory characterisation of brands and prototypes.
You will provide consultancy and advice to clients, defining research solutions that will deliver against their business needs and develop and maintain strong client relationships. You will support your team in managing projects ensuring that they meet time, budget and quality standards and be responsible for the training of team members.
Strong technical capability, particularly in sensory science, alongside experience of using sensory and consumer methodologies in a commercial environment are essential.
The successful applicant will have a science-based degree or equivalent and a minimum of five years experience in Sensory and Consumer or Market Research. In addition we are looking for experience of managing a small team; a passion for people development; a flexible approach to the changing needs of clients; exceptional organisational skills; a logical approach to solving problems; and strong attention to detail.
Sensory Dimensions offers a fast paced, fun, highly varied and flexible working environment amongst a team of focussed and dedicated professionals and proves great opportunities to learn how to apply sensory and consumer research across all sectors.
If you believe that you could excel in this role, please call Tracey Sanderson on +44 118 935 7351 for more information or email us your CV and a covering letter.