Global Project Manager

Posted 27 days ago
Main Location
London, United Kingdom
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Company Description

YouGov is an international research and data analytics group.

Our mission is to supply a continuous stream of accurate data and insight into what the world thinks so that companies, governments and institutions can better serve the people and communities that sustain them. 

We have the best data and the best tools. We continuously challenge conventional approaches to research, and we disrupt our industry to ensure that our clients always get the best solutions.

We are driven by a set of shared values. We are fast, fearless and innovative. We work diligently to get it right. We are guided by accuracy, ethics and proven methodologies. We trust each other and bring these values into everything that we do. 

Each day, our highly engaged proprietary global panel of over 8 million people provides us with thousands of data points on consumer opinions, attitudes and behaviour. We combine this continuous stream of data with our research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations.

With operations in the UK, North America, Mainland Europe, the Nordics, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, YouGov has one of the world’s largest research networks.

Job Description

The Role

You will provide Project Management expertise in the development and implementation of large scale client connected research projects for YouGov EU. Reporting to the Head of Research Solution Partners in EU, you will work closely with the various Client Services (Research) teams to deliver on large, complex and international projects for a variety of sectors and accounts.

What will I be delivering?

  • In collaboration with Research Solution Partners and the Research and Products team in EMEA, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing large scale projects for our key and high potential accounts
  • You will take the lead in international internal and external stakeholder management, milestone planning and time management. You will be working with several stakeholders across the groups and countries
  • As Global Project Manager, you will have a deep knowledge of market research, project management and stakeholder management, and an excellent ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization 
  • Understanding, communicating and delivering the breadth and depth of YouGov offerings and capabilities​

What’s in it for me?

  • This is a strategically important role with a great opportunity to influence our business and grow and develop our high potential accounts.
  • You will develop a great network internally across the organisation and work in an international environment.
  • The role also represents a great opportunity for further growth within the EU region or globally within the YouGov Group.

 

Qualifications

What do I need to bring with me?

Technical skills and qualifications

  • You will have experience in managing large scale, complex, international research projects remotely
  • Experience in thriving in an international environment with a variety of stakeholders
  • Fluent in English and able to conduct business meetings in another European language (particularly relevant; French).
  • A University degree or the equivalent in life experience.

Behavioural competencies

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, you enjoy working across all seniority levels and lines of business – you will be managing a number of diverse project teams without formal leadership.
  • Exceptional communication skills – you will need to motivate your project team members and communicate to all stakeholders to engage the client and your colleagues
  • You are accountable and can take ownership of complex tasks
  • You are very structured and process orientated.
  • Confident decision-maker – you may need to make quick decisions under time pressure


Additional Information

  • Competitive base salary with a very attractive benefits
  • Vibrant, collaborative team atmosphere 
  • A unique service offering to our clients
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Global Project Manager
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