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Job: (Associate) Research Director BHT

Active since 18-09-2018 Job category Marketing
Location Amsterdam Level Manager
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 32 - 40 Salary -
Are you passionate for brands and client relations?

Would you like to be a key member of a globally leading and innovative research agency in vibrant Amsterdam, to further expand our global brand health tracking business?

Ipsos provides clients long-term insights and recommendations from research data, to add real value and make a difference. We are looking for an experienced and dedicated:


You think out of the box, have a disruptive mentality and are willing to do things differently. You lead with a strong personality to convince the client and the internal organisation to make changes. In this role you will build new business, guide global programs, coach and inspire our teams, while adding value through your expertise in Brand Health tracking research. If this sounds like you, then we have a unique opportunity for you.

Building the business:
• Develop and execute a strategic plan to grow our tracking business;
• Establish a commercial strategy (together with our Client Directors), identifying opportunities, building the account plan for key accounts.

Guiding programs:
• Being end responsible for Multi country tracking programs;
• Ensuring a seamless execution of programs in collaboration with internal suppliers;
• Solving project-related challenges and issues.

Leading a motivated team:
• Enriching expertise of the team;
• Maximizing the team’s effectiveness, continuously improving how the team is deployed against the project requirements;
• Demonstrate leadership, motivate and develop your team members.

Deliver with excellence:
• Understanding the client’s challenges and deliver accordingly;
• Being end responsible for inspiring deliverables and impactful insights;
• Ensuring client satisfaction.

Are these your professional capabilities and skills?

• Have 10+ years of experience in Brand Health Tracking research and strategy at agency or client side.
• Have experience with managing a team of professionals, with a proven track record in leading large, complex research projects.
• Have strong client relation skills, are a pro-active and client-focused communicator, and excel in building and maintaining strong client relations.
• Are skilled at translating data into insights and strategic recommendations and can present these results in a persuasive and inspiring way.
• Have excellent analytical skills and are a strong conceptual thinker.
• Call yourself a strong team player with a curious and open mentality.
• Showcase business and commercial acumen.
• Are fluent in either English or Dutch.

What do we offer you?
• A key position in one of the world’s most innovative market research agencies.
• An interesting portfolio of fast growing national and international clients.
• An organization where learning and inspiring is at the core.
• Strong and innovative research solutions to serve our clients.
• An inspiring and flexible work environment that offers ample opportunities for your entrepreneurial spirit and fresh ideas.
• Opportunities to grow within a global organization.

About Ipsos
At Ipsos in the Netherlands we use our natural intellectual curiosity. We have a passion for what drives people. Research is more than just data to us. We are always looking for a strategic challenge and new ways to do smart research. Once you truly understand what makes people tick, you can make the difference.

We deliver surprising and unique marketing data that inspire organisations and help them make decisions. Our strength is that we show guts and dare to be distinctive.

The global Ipsos organisation is an international market research agency with business units in over 80 countries. We collect high quality, reliable data and transform this into insights, opportunities and inspiration. We use the latest research techniques and enable our clients to make better and faster decisions, resulting in unique competitive benefits.

Please don’t hesitate to apply! We would love to get in contact with you. Send us your resume and motivation letter before 31 August 2018, and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. You can write to us in either Dutch or English. Please send your information by clicking on the apply button.

Do you have any questions? Feel free to contact the HR department by sending an email to:

Learn more about Ipsos Netherlands online: (Dutch language website).

Follow us on Twitter: @IpsosNL and LinkedIn: Ipsos Nederland


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Marketing
Industry / Industries Business services
Region Noord-Holland
Keywords Market, research, brand health tracker, manager, international, clients, survey, report, consumer, insights, FMCG, analytics

Contact information

Name Dominique Oostdijk