Research Manager - Toronto - 1 year contract

Job ID: 4709 Category: Client Service Positions
Sub Category: Quantitative Research
Job Level: Intermediate Level
Location: Toronto, Ontario


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At Ipsos, we make market research work. We know numbers. We understand people. And we succeed in delivering results. That’s why so many of the world’s leading brands and organizations look to us for their research needs.


Operating in over 80 countries, we’re a global leader in survey-based market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media – and our work focuses on our people and our clients.

Ipsos Reid is Canada’s market intelligence leader, the country’s leading provider of public opinion research, and a research partner for developing marketing insights. Ipsos Reid’s marketing research and public affairs practices offer the premier suite of research vehicles in Canada, providing clients with actionable and relevant information.


Sound like the right place for your career? Share our passion. Share our success. And join us in being proud to be Ipsos.


Research Manager - Toronto - 1 year contract

Position Summary:

You have a proven ability nurturing business relationships and inspiring confidence in your clients. You have a reputation for creativity, attention to detail and strategic insight in the delivery of research services. You enjoy working in a team environment, have strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and are highly motivated to succeed. In addition, you have a passion for public opinion research.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be proficient in quantitative research methodologies. In addition, strong knowledge and hands-on experience of the following areas is required:

  • Evaluation and research planning and design, development of logic models, general theory and principles of program evaluation
  • Statistical theory, and modeling methodologies at an intermediate level for the extraction, collection, compilation and analysis and reporting of data
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage evaluations
  • Designing research survey instruments (questionnaires, tables, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills to produce technical reports, and present both proposals and results on complex topics in a clear and concise manner to clients who may be unfamiliar with the technical aspects of research
  • Interactive skills used to consult with and advise clients in a way that will ensure their needs are met

Ideal Candidate has the following Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent with specialization in Economics, Social Sciences (Psychology or Sociology), Math or Statistics, or related field of study is preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years progressive experience conducting research and/or evaluation projects
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of products (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) and SPSS.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member and engage in continuous learning
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including balancing multiple priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-motivated individual who strives in deadline driven environment.  

Ipsos Makes a Difference

Our people see to that. We attract the best talent and serve the best clients. Ipsos offers a dynamic work environment where your talents are nurtured and your skills are enriched. We encourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking to further develop our business and our people. We are enthusiastic, confident and results oriented which is why our clients come to us.  That’s what makes us proud to be Ipsos.


How to Apply

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Ipsos is committed to equity in employment and in providing a workplace environment that treats all employees with respect and dignity.   We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all staff and applicants.


Screening Questions:

  • Are you legally entitled to work in Canada ongoing without sponsorship?

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