We have an exciting temporary vacancy for a Market Researcher for up to 12 months required to start in mid to late February 2020, based in the James Cropper Technology and Innovation team.
You will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will perform detailed business and market analysis and interpretation across a range of topics and sectors to inform new business opportunities across the globe to help achieve step change growth for our businesses.
Topics and sectors include but are not limited to:
- Global Megatrends in the context of our businesses
- Emerging technologies relevant to the James Cropper businesses
- New business sectors that build on existing strengths
- Adjacent technologies and markets that will extend our reach
You will join a small but highly motivated team that is pivotal to our strategy of business growth. You will have:
- An inquisitive nature and a hunger to find answers
- A proven background within market research and business analysis, preferably gained within a manufacturing environment
- Project management experience
- Will be educated to degree level or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of findings across the business
- Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the determination and drive to investigate and develop new ideas and turn these into tangible results.
- The ability to plan and organise effectively
This is a full time temporary dayshift position working 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday). The role offer a competitive salary which will be dependent on the successful candidate’s suitable skills and experience.
Why James Cropper Paper?
James Cropper is a specialist paper manufacturer in north-west England. The company has developed a strong range of technical capabilities, making it a global player in high quality coloured and bookbinding papers, niche digital solutions, luxury packaging and offering unique bespoke materials. A business of around £75m, it has important market shares in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK.