Kingston University
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Behavioural Scientist, Product Development (KTP Associate)

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Kingston University has teamed up with PromoVeritas Limited on an innovative, collaborative project to utilise the extensive data that it has access (from millions of entries a year) to build insight for its clients and a new revenue stream. This exciting new role will establish an innovative consumer behavioural intelligence capability. This new approach will be transformational for PromoVeritas, powering their growth strategy by helping existing clients deliver significantly more effective data driven promotional campaigns and improve business processes.

The duties of the post will include developing detailed project plans, designing, conducting & analysing interviews, creating reports and presentations; designing, conducting and analysing data from behavioural market research; analysing behavioural data and generating statistical information to identify trends and patterns.

This position not only provides the opportunity to work with both university academics and industry but also provides significant training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will be based at Promo Veritas Limited based in Pinner, although they are likely to spend some time at other sites and at the Kingston Business School, Kingston University, where the academic team is based.

This is a fixed term contract for 18 months with a salary of £33,000 per annum, but at the end of the project, you may be offered an opportunity to stay with Promo Veritas Ltd subject to mutually agreeable terms.

In addition to the competative salary you will have access to a £3,000 dedicated training budget to be tailored towards your personal development.

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you must have MSc in behavioural science, behavioural decision science or related topic and cutting-edge knowledge of scientific insights about human behaviour. Knowledge/experience of how to use behavioural science and consumer psychology to understand and change human behaviour. State-of-the-art methodological and statistical approaches to analyse behavioural data.

Ideally you will also have (2:1) or equivalent from a range of disciplines within the social sciences and beyond (economics, psychology, engineering, statistics, mathematics, management, law, Marketing, business). Good knowledge of qualitative research methods (interview, thematic/content coding) and work experience that includes interacting with and managing relationships with senior executive clients.

  • MSc in behavioural science, behavioural decision science or related topic (E)
  • Cutting-edge knowledge of scientific insights about human behaviour (E)
  • Knowledge/experience of how to use behavioural science and consumer psychology to understand and change human behaviour (E)
  • State-of-the-art methodological and statistical approaches to analyse behavioural data (E)
  • Data science, big data analysis and data preparation (E)
  • Behavioural science research skills/experience (E)
  • Project management skills (E)

Accepted degree subjects

  • business and management studies
  • marketing and advertising studies
  • social sciences
  • psychology
  • law

Additional job details

Location
London
 · Pinner
Salary
c£33,000

salary depending on qualifications and experience plus personal development budget of up to £3,000

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

First interview (virtual) Friday 4 February 2022

Second interview Friday 11 February 2022 (tbc if virtual or face to face depending on covid restrictions)

If you have any questions please email

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 January 2022

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Closing date:  30 January 2022

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