Careers

We share the ability to listen and question and are united by a passion for research and a desire to make a difference. We work hard and play hard. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Senior Research Executive (Pharmaceuticals)

London

Future Thinking has operated across all sectors for a number of decades but our healthcare business was established in France in 2014. It is now growing in the UK and globally with a strong vision for the future.

Our Pharma business is already very strong in France, growing internationally and our goal is to continue to build on recent success in the UK.

This is an opportunity to join this growing pharma business and to learn innovative techniques originated in other sectors and apply them into pharma. You will be working directly with our pharma clients to develop and implement customised research projects to fulfil their business needs.

Key tasks & responsibilities:

  • With support of the pharma team, communicate with clients to understand and document their objectives, regularly checking in on these moving parts during the process of delivering the project.
  • Deploy the most appropriate research techniques, collaborating with colleagues to include additional expertise when appropriate e.g. Qual/Quant, Data Analytics.
  • Design research questionnaires and moderator guides as necessary.
  • With Directors, oversee fieldwork initiatives as necessary.
  • Charting quantitative data into meaningful and easily digestible visuals under the supervision of the pharma team.
  • Strive to interpret data, drafting reports including actionable recommendations and insight, overseen and supported Directors.
  • Ensure work is in compliance with the Company Quality Manual, MRS code of conduct and data protection legislation

Key objectives:

  • Design research plans, optimising resources available to improve client offering e.g. Qual/Quant, Data Analytics.
  • Contribute a considered opinion and insight towards the Division’s presentation of research findings for clients.
  • Partake in wider company initiatives to help drive the business and make Future Thinking an engaging place to work including sharing learning and proactively seeking out development opportunities.
  • Ensure research is delivered within the BHBIA, MRS and ISO Guidelines.

Ideal background:
You will be a recent life science graduate with some knowledge or 1-3 years of experience in the pharma industry or market research fields. You will have a passion to learn new skills and solve problems for clients based on your creative thinking.

Our people are the best. We’re a global company of researchers, marketeers, statisticians, strategists, innovators, creatives and industry experts…

We believe in certain values which we live by as a business and in how we interact with our clients. We are open, inquisitive, brave, proud and above all human.

“We are always looking for people who will challenge the status quo. We want people with intelligence, imagination and flair, who believe they can make a difference to our clients and those around them to make this a great place to work.”

Emma Rudd – Group HR Director

We share the ability to listen and question and are united by a passion for research and a desire to make a difference. We work hard and play hard. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.