Senior Project Manager

Great teams deliver great research projects

We’re very proud of what we’ve achieved here at Roots. The company has tripled in size over the last three years – and we’re still growing! We’re now on the hunt for more brilliant people who share our passion for research recruitment to join us for the next part of our story.

Do you relish a challenge, hate being micro-managed and want a job you can really feel passionate about? If so, you’ll love it here just as much as we do.

We want to hear from hard-working, friendly, ambitious people who are interested in joining the Roots team. If that sounds like you, cast your eye over the following vacancies…

About Roots

Roots Research is a research recruitment agency that offers something really special, here in our sunny Brighton offices by the sea…

  • We’re a fantastic team of very smart people (and two cute office dogs) with a passion for sourcing high-quality participants for research discussions.
  • We’ve got a great portfolio of clients who rely on us to deliver projects on time – every time.
  • We’ve got a reputation for the innovative ways we approach whatever briefs they throw at us.

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Senior Project Manager

About you:

Whether it’s overseeing a key account or building new client relationships, you’re an excellent communicator with a track record of working on large, valuable projects. You’ll have at least 3 years’ experience in a project or account management role.

Having worked in a fast-paced office environment, you’re used to being flexible, remaining calm under pressure, motivating your colleagues and making sure deadlines are met.

Driven and ambitious, your strong work ethic and desire to succeed will find its perfect fit in our small and growing company – where you too can grow and develop.

Other boxes our dream senior project manager should tick are…

  • Microsoft Office/IT proficient
  • Good telephone manner
  • Sound organisational experience
  • Qualitative market research background ideal but not essential

About the role:

Managing and overseeing our key accounts, you’ll regularly deal with business requests from new and existing clients.

You’ll be responsible for taking on a large volume of projects with a higher value. This doesn’t just involve having a great work ethic and managing your own time, but also working closely with and effectively managing our project coordinators.

Supporting our associate directors, you’ll help us maintain our high standards, and build on this by training and coaching the team.

The nitty gritty:

£30,000 – £35,000

3% employer’s pension contribution

Annual Leave:
up to 30 days per annum pro rata plus bank holidays

Bonus Offering:
up to £2600 per annum (plus additional ad hoc bonuses)

Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week

Additional Perks:
Annual Gym Membership / Flexible working hours / Contribution to your mobile phone bill


On what basis you would like to work? Please be aware, our offices are based in Brighton (UK). *

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At Roots, we take pride in supporting the hard working charities that have been carefully selected by our team. For every participant we recruit, we donate 35p to one of our chosen charities.

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