Do you want to advise and influence the pricing decisions of the world’s leading companies? Do you want to build partnerships with some of the largest multinationals in the world? Join SKIMs newest office in Paris as Research Manager!

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SKIM is a fast-growing marketing research consultancy with offices in the US, Europe, Asia and South America. For over 40 years, we have been trusted partners to the world’s largest CPG, technology and healthcare brands. We specialize in modelling and understanding people’s decision making in the areas of New Product Development, Brand Communication and Revenue Growth Management & Pricing. In our vision, a combination of methodological robustness, marketing domain expertise and understanding the client’s business is the key to building lasting strategic partnerships with our clients.  

As evidenced by our #3 position in GRIT’s report of most innovative research agencies, we believe in continuously improving our solutions and expertise frameworks. But above all else, we believe in a culture where smart, ambitious and genuine people support each other, follow their dreams, balance priorities in life and bring everyone’s unique skills together in a collaborative global community.   

Job Description

We are looking for a Research Manager to be part of the exciting journey of the first steps of SKIM in France! We recently opened our office (September 2023) and have an enthusiastic team of 3 in France. You will be part of, and work together with our larger European team structure, but apart from that will also be involved in any new business in France. As Research Manager in Paris, you will be leading projects as a consultant, building strong relationships with our clients, and advising them through delivering clear and actionable insights.

More specifically, imagine yourself doing the following:

  • Manage, supervise, and execute all phases of research studies, including: design, analysis, reporting presentation, and implementation
  • Supervise the work of Analysts and Senior Analysts, and contribute to their growth and career development
  • Help drive the future of the company by contributing to the development and refinement of industry-leading proprietary tools and solutions
  • Take ownership of key client accounts and develop strong partnerships with a long-term view, based on trust and expertise
  • Play an active role in contributing to the strategy and vision for SKIM in France


The ideal candidate will have prior consulting and research experience on the agency side, combined with an appetite for advanced analytical and data science techniques (e.g. conjoint and multivariate analysis). Typically, we are looking for someone with the following profile:

  • 4-8 years of relevant work experience within market research
  • Ability to independently run projects and day-to-day client contact
  • Interested in working on different methods in different industries (FMCG, Tech, and other)
  • Passion for data-driven problem-solving
  • A hands-on, process-driven approach
  • Ability to turn complex business issues and data into simple and actionable recommendations
  • Eagerness to work together with the team and deliver output together
  • Proficiency with Excel, Tableau, R, and/or SPSS
  • Authorization to work in France (resident, citizen, valid visa or other)

Our offer

SKIM is an equal opportunity employer and offers a flexible working environment and people-centric culture where people who appreciate intellectual freedom, team play and a “can do” mentality thrive. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes the following:  

  • Annual performance-based and profit-sharing bonus  
  • A hybrid working environment  
  • High value placed on taking initiative and ownership  
  • Passionate, intelligent, and supporting colleagues  
  • Open, communicative, and international work environment  
  • Flat organizational structure 
  • Focus on true work / life balance  
  • Regular team outings and events  
  • SKIM University with a broad selection of trainings  
  • Company pension scheme 

At SKIM, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. With increased diversity comes greater variety of perspectives, ideas and creativity, and we foster an environment where everyone feels welcome and comfortable to be their authentic selves. Therefore, we welcome diversity in applicants and base our hiring decisions regardless of age, race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity , disability, genetic characteristics, marital or military status.

Additional Information

Thank you for taking the time to read the description of this role, and we look forward to reading your submission if you think you’re a great fit. We read each application carefully and will get back to you as soon as we can.

Please note that only completed applications, consisting of a resume and cover letter, written in English, will be considered.

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