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Research Manager

Company Overview

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest growing companies.

Position Overview

We are looking to grow our Forum team in order to improve the quality and quantity of our products. The Forum department is responsible for conducting group interviews where industry thought leaders discuss emerging topics of interest to investors. In order to build on the market-leading position of our product we would like to recruit a Research Manager as part of our Forum team. 


=         Oversee regional Research workflow across industry sectors, including managing capacity and distribution of ideas across teams

=         Enhance company and industry expertise of Research team, building the understanding of key investment debates

=         Support the performance and development of researchers, from setting a hiring strategy, to establishing additional training and development needs, and managing career progression

=         Measure quality of work, identifying gaps in Interview idea angles and problem solving with specialist sourcing

=         Develop a specialist network to capture gaps in client’s research needs and drive continuous improvement of the specialist experience

=         Lead business of specialist cohorts to align with product offering, strengthening market presence through attendance to client events and industry conferences

=         Liaise with in-house Moderator and Operations Managers regionally and Research counterparts globally to produce an effective production process 

=         Track team KPIs for interview production, including pipeline, cost of sales and quality, in line with client experience


=         Strong knowledge of financial markets, alternative investments and the public equity investment process

=         Demonstrable 2-3 years’ experience of managing and coaching people

=         Have a strong entrepreneurial drive and desire to develop the Forum product

=         Be a results driven team player who is able to effectively manage their team capacity while maintaining a positive and “can-do” attitude

=         Push for performance improvement across the Research team

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying.

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.