MMR Research Worldwide works regularly with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink companies, so when you join you’ll have the chance to shape and develop the products and packs you see and buy every day. It’s an open, dynamic, varied and non-hierarchical environment where bespoke MMR Academy training is offered at every level as well as exciting secondment opportunities at our other global locations - plus a selection of great benefits.

Our projects are never the same. They often involve exciting innovations, varied methods and international markets. It’s a great chance to think, challenge and add value to client decision making. We welcome applications from bright, curious individuals from entry to senior level. Browse our vacancies below, or send your speculative application to jobs@mmr-research.com


Wallingford, UK; Fieldwork Services Buyer

As a leading global market research agency specialising in consumer and sensory market research, it’s our job to breathe life into products created by some of the world’s leading blue-chip companies in food, drink and other FMCG and retail sectors. With a head office based in Oxfordshire, (between cultural Oxford and lively Reading), with further offices in London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Durban and Mumbai, MMR Research Worldwide are now looking for applicants based in our Oxfordshire HQ to commence as soon as possible.

Role

As a Fieldwork Services Buyer, you will get the opportunity to assist all of our global research teams in obtaining and evaluating proposals with fieldwork partners from all over the world. You will work in close contact with the Fieldwork Procurement and Supply Chain managers

  • Evaluating, sending, tracking and collating requests for quotations (RFQ)
  • Being a first point of contact for our fieldwork suppliers
  • Preparing analyses of quotations for specific markets / agencies
  • Maintaining and developing critical outsourcing databases
  • Obtaining and disseminating cultural learnings

Additional benefits

  • Full training across every level of the Market Research process
  • Sponsorship to study for the CIPS Certificate in Procurement & Supply Operations qualification
  • Opportunities to visit suppliers during live projects in international markets
  • Scope of the role can be extended with experience to support other company outsourced services

Desired skills & experience

  • Enthusiastic and inquisitive, being able to understand the variety of MMR methodologies and challenge research briefs when required
  • Strong MS Excel skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Analytical mind with good attention to detail
  • Negotiation experience desirable (not critical)
  • Market Research experience desirable (not critical)

If you would like to join the team, please apply here to create an account and upload your covering letter and CV. We look forward to hearing from you!

MMR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Wallingford, UK; IT Support Apprentice

Looking to begin a career in IT? Full training is provided within MMR’s apprenticeship scheme which will allow you to work within an IT role whilst working towards an industry recognised qualification.

MMR Research Worldwide is a leading market research agency specialising in consumer and sensory research working with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink companies. Due to continued global expansion an opportunity has arisen for an IT Apprentice to join our busy IT team based in our head office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. You will help to provide a first-class level of support to our staff globally, whilst studying for an IT qualification.

As an IT apprentice, you will shadow our IT support team and provide 1st line IT support to employees, aiding and assisting other members of the support team where necessary. On a daily basis, the team can deal with a variety of requests, ranging from desktop and server support queries through to infrastructure project planning and implementation. We encourage new ideas and suggestions within the team for all our new technology projects, and are continually updating and improving our Infrastructure and support services.

You should have a keen interest in technology as well as strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task. A flexible, can-do attitude is essential to enable us to provide effective IT support to our offices internationally.

What is it like to work for MMR?

At MMR, everyone gets a chance to contribute and shape the way the business develops. We have an open and non-hierarchical culture which means you will get to know everyone very quickly. Most importantly, MMR is a friendly and dynamic place to work. We like to keep our jobs as fun as possible but we also value hard work and no two days are ever the same.

Why choose MMR for your Apprenticeship?

Our small IT team work closely together and therefore you will be given the opportunity to work across every aspect of IT. We are happy for members of the team to take on work in specific areas of interest, as well as maintaining our core values of providing a great service to our users.

How to apply:

If you would like to join the team, please apply here by creating an account on our online recruitment portal and uploading your CV and covering letter.

MMR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Wallingford, UK; Trainee Statistician

MMR is an independent, global company specialising in food, drink and consumer packaged goods research. We work regularly with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands. We have offices in London, Oxford, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai and Durban and have a team of 180 highly engaged and dynamic research professionals that is multi-discipline in nature covering fields such as data sciences, marketing, insight, R&D, sensory science and psychology.

MMR delivers a class leading set of marketing science tools and approaches, many of which are proprietary to MMR. We are endorsed by our global client base for our agility and technical expertise and willingness to adapt research solutions to directly focus on specific client challenges. We have built a reputation of providing innovative statistical analysis and techniques, coupled with optimal research design consultancy that successfully delivers against our clients’ specific business objectives.

We are looking for a highly engaged and motivated Trainee Statistician to join our existing team of 8 Statisticians and Data Scientists primarily based in the UK offices who work across and support our global network of regional hubs. This role is based in our head office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire (between cultural Oxford and lively Reading). We are happy to consider candidates who have recently graduated or those looking for the next step in their statistical career.

The role itself will be extremely varied, interesting and challenging, using a wide range of tools from basic stats applications through to linear and non-linear modelling, multivariate techniques and analysis of variance. You will work as part of a strong team and be involved from project inception (contributing ideas to research design and how the data is collected) right through to analysing the results and offering insight from a statistical perspective on the trends observed in the data. In addition, the MMR team are constantly innovating and there will be many opportunities to help develop new techniques and refine existing ones in a highly stimulating and rewarding working environment.

Comprehensive training is offered to provide a solid induction into the application of advanced stats & analytics techniques in the research process, and in the use and application of our proprietary MMR methods and approaches.

Skills & Experience:

  • Either an MSc in Statistics or a degree which includes a minimum of 75% statistics (2:1 or above).
  • Experience of a range of statistical techniques, ideally including multivariate analysis, experimental design and statistical modelling.
  • Highly computer literate with skills in Excel and statistical software (ideally SAS)
  • Good time management & ability to multi-task effectively
  • Strong communication skills

At MMR our people are central to MMR’s success and therefore we drive a culture where each individual can thrive. Some of the ways we achieve this is by operating in an open, dynamic, varied & non-hierarchical environment, providing bespoke training through the MMR Training Academy, giving overseas secondment opportunities and by promoting our staff purely on merit.

If you would like to join the team, please apply here by creating an account on our online recruitment portal and uploading your CV and covering letter.

MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

London, UK; Part-time Sensory Panellists

Learn a new skill and help bring products to life!

MMR Research Worldwide specialise in consumer and sensory market research in the food, drink, personal and household care sectors.

We are currently looking for articulate and collaborative people to join our sensory team based in Brentford. Using the new skills that you’ll learn, you will be required to sample all sorts of oral health and skincare products.

No prior knowledge is required as full training will be given.

This is a permanent part-time role; 1:30pm - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday.

For more information or to receive an application form, get in touch via email: jobs@mmr-research.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, if you have any dietary restrictions (e.g. vegetarian, coeliac), skin allergies or sensitive skin, mouth piercings, food intolerances or allergies, or have any medical conditions (or take medication that may result in dietary restrictions), this position will not be suitable for you as panellists are required to test a varying range of products.