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Associate Director - Leading Insights Consultancy

Job description

Join a forward-thinking, independently owned insights consultancy that empowers commercial and social organisations to make evidence-based decisions that future-proof their brands, products, and services.

Renowned for their exceptional problem-solving approach, they utilise strategic, consultative, and analytical farmwork of thinking, drawing upon multidisciplinary methodologies and cutting-edge technology. From quantitative & qualitative research to AI-based cultural insights, predictive analytics, behavioural economics, marketing science, social listening, and consulting, they deliver strategic, intellectually stimulating, and impactful projects across diverse sectors, including FMCG, retail, financial services, technology, NFP, education, and government.
As an Associate Director, you will be pivotal in leading multidisciplinary tracking and custom research-led briefs from pitch to presentation. Working autonomously with senior support along the way, you will contribute to the agency's growth and success.

Your days will be filled with engaging tasks such as:
  • Crafting compelling, visually appealing, and winning proposals.
  • Cultivating strong client relationships by deeply understanding their challenges.
  • Designing quantitative, evidence-based methodologies
  • Drawing upon qualitative thinking too
  • Leveraging multiple data sets to uncover valuable insights
  • Conducting complex data analysis using Q, SPSS, or Excel tools.
  • Translating and synthesising insights into clear solutions and recommendations.
  • Delivering insightful reports, presentations, and workshops that bring the data to life.
  • Inspiring and mentoring junior team members.
  • Collaborating with the leadership team to identify new business opportunities.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and attributes:
  • 5+ years of proven experience in Research, Insights, Management Consulting, or Strategy within a commercial agency context.
  • Proficiency in managing all aspects of the research process, from proposal through design to final delivery.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Solid quantitative technical toolkit.
  • Exceptional ability to nurture deep relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Genuine passion for problem-solving and critical thinking.
Benefits and Culture:

You will be part of an exceptional company culture backed by numerous awards, demonstrating their dedication to employee development and satisfaction. The benefits include 6 months of paid parental leave, 25+ days of annual leave, lucrative bonuses, fast-tracked promotional plans, an internal MBA-esque program, state-of-the-art offices, flexible working arrangements, and more.

To Apply: If you are ready for a challenging and rewarding role in a dynamic organisation, don't hesitate to contact Emily Moser at Resources Group via email: for additional information or to submit your application.

About Resources Group
We are the Leading Global Talent Agency for Insights, Analytics & Data Strategy. Our consultants take the time to truly understand your career aims and are dedicated to providing tailored, impartial advice to find you the very best career move. We have access to an unrivalled and exclusive range of job opportunities with trailblazing agencies and blue-chips across Australia, NZ and APAC.
Resources Group’s Diversity and Equality Policy determines that we submit applicants to our clients on the basis of merit and ability, regardless of race, colour, age, disability, family responsibilities, gender, marital status, nationality, religious or political views or affiliations, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.