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Are you an experienced researcher, research manager or team leader who’s dreaming about becoming a Research Director? Does that same dream also include joining our fantastic Tobii Pro team, based at our offices in Reading, UK? Wow! Have you heard about something called fate?

As the head of the Insight research team in the UK you would be integral in delivering best in class eye tracking research to our diverse range of customers, growing and nurturing the research team and advancing our methodologies to deliver great insights. Curious to know more about Tobii Pro, check out this video “Tobii Pro in 2 min”. 

The role and responsibilities

Tobii Insight is a portfolio of research services we offer to our clients to help them integrate eye tracking into their research projects within the fields of market research, user experience and human performance. 

We are looking for an experienced customer facing researcher and leader to build on our existing methods and take it one step further. Working with a small, experienced, enthusiastic team based in Reading this position will offer you an exciting opportunity to develop best practices, train and develop your colleagues and innovate with our customers. On top of that you would be conducting research together with some of the most interesting companies and brands in the world such as Facebook, Ipsos, Unilever, Google and many more!

You days will be filled with

  • Inspiring and managing the research team.
  • Creating internal processes to optimize and supercharge our workflows.
  • Pitching to clients both new and old, wowing them with new ideas.
  • Collecting human behavioral data in the real world, in any number of locations.
  • Analyzing data to generate deep insights for client presentations.
  • Consulting and educating our clients on how to get the best out of eye tracking.

We are looking for someone with

  • Ideally a degree in economics, behavioral science, psychology, marketing, statistics or similar. 
  • Team leader or management experience in a research role.
  • 5 years+ experience in a research role within a brand, FMCG, retailer or agency - running projects from initial meetings to presentation of findings.
  • A good understanding of research methodologies within the fields of commercial behavioral research.
  • Capability to delivering project results yourself but also to delegate and manage a team through the process.
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.
  • The ability to see patterns in data, draw conclusions and transform them into deliverable insights.
  • Good math capabilities – experience with SPSS, R or Matlab is a bonus. 
  • Eye tracking experience is a plus but not a must! 

You are an organizer and planner at heart. As a leader you have an equally good time singing happy birthday for 3 o’clock birthday fika as you have coaching and motivating your personnel. You think that people who say “teamwork makes the dream work” make a good point!

At Tobii we want you to be yourself and we welcome applicants from all walks of life. No matter if you wear high heels or sandals, or if you spend your nights at the gym or prefer a good book. Welcome to Tobii!

Submit your resume through our website (CVs sent via email will not be reviewed) as soon as possible, don't wait! At Tobii, we move quickly!

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Tobii is an international company that nurtures a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and non-hierarchical mindset. In Europe, North America and Asia, we cultivate a culture where we all can be ourselves and anyone can talk to anyone, share thoughts and discuss new ideas. This creates an atmosphere where we are more work buddies than colleagues. And the same way that we care for each other on a personal level, the company cares for us as employees; offering work-life balance and great benefits. All this combined spurs career opportunities, innovative ideas and – equally important – fun at work.

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