French-speaking Research Manager/Director


Unternehmenslogo B2B International

Salary: €42.000-€75.000, depending on experience

About B2B International:

B2B International is a leading business-to-business market research company, carrying out bespoke market research projects across every industry vertical and geography imaginable. Counting some of the world’s leading multinationals among its clients, the company has offices in Europe, the USA and Asia. More information can be found at: /

What we are looking for:

As a growing international market research company, we require a native or fluent French speaker to join our small but busy multi-lingual team in central Düsseldorf. Already an experienced Research Manager or Research Director, you will have professional proficiency in English. Good German language skills are advantageous but not essential.
The role is hands-on, involving all aspects of market research. The successful candidate will be ambitious and keen to play a leading role in the development of our company. The candidate will work on a range of different project types in different sectors. Previous experience in research is a must, preferably in the B2B space, with agency-side experience a significant advantage. This is a client-facing role and the ability to win in new business and manage on-going client relationships is crucial.

We are seeking extensive experience on a range of different projects preferably including at least one of the following:

  • Customer satisfaction/loyalty
  • Brand studies
  • Customer segmentation
  • Market assessment
  • New product/concept development

Solid capabilities in the core research activities which make up the main elements of the role:

  • Enquiry handling by phone or in person
  • Designing research
  • Proposal writing
  • Pitching
  • Designing questionnaires
  • Data analysis
  • Constructing presentations
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management skills

We would also expect:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A strategic thinker
  • Ability to co-ordinate a team on projects
  • Excellent organisation and workload management skills
  • Strong numerical ability
  • Usual IT skills (PPT, Word, Excel)

Desirable (but not essential):

  • B2B research experience
  • Experience of focus group moderation and analysis of qualitative data
  • Statistics skills / experience using a stats package e.g. SPSS
  • Experience in specialist research skills such as CONJOINT, SIMALTO, pricing studies, etc.
  • Experience in social media listening/tracking
  • Experience in big data analytics
  • Data visualisation skills
  • Experience using CRM systems such as SalesForce
  • Business development experience

Application Instructions:

Please apply for this role in English. Send CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability and enthusiasm for the role, to Caroline Harrison at hr.carolineh(at)

Please include reference MFF1 with your application.



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