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Insights & Strategy Director

Job description

We’re looking for a senior insights leader at a pivotal career point.
You’re looking for a business that will invest and commit to your future, offering potential equity opportunities, a fast track to partner, long-term incentives, lucrative bonuses, and a seat on the leadership team.
An influential Director role at a thriving Strategic Insights Consultancy with offices across Australia. Already operating successfully in the Brisbane market, they’ve set their sights on expansion and this role will put you at the centre of everything as their founding Director in situ.
The Consultancy:
A talented national business that provides evidence-based insights to a range of client organisations to help them make informed business and marketing decisions. Building great brands, compelling products/services, and exceptional customer experiences.
They’re gutsy! A driving force for positive change in their industry, for their clients and their people. Bold, adventurous and serious about the quality of their strategy. They sit high up the value chain delivering razor sharp strategy from bespoke research frameworks.
Role purpose:
To establish and expand the Brisbane practice. This includes servicing existing clients, new business opportunities, capability building, and team and thought leadership.
Key responsibilities:
  • Oversee client partnerships and ensure success
  • Identify new business opportunities and convert leads to wins
  • Immerse yourself in the client business to establish credibility and knowledge
  • Confidently tackle complex, multidisciplinary market research briefs and business issues
  • Triangulate, synthesise and interpret data to uncover commercial outcomes
  • An expert storyteller who can weave together the commercial narrative to inspire clients to action
  • Build and inspire a Brisbane team, investing in their growth and development
  • Represent and build the brand presence in QLD
Desired candidate profile:
  • Significant senior level experience in data strategy and research consultancy
  • Prior experience in a leading market/social research agency is essential.
  • Advanced quantitative and/or qualitative research skills
  • A critical and strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • An expert storyteller, facilitator, and presenter
  • A commercial thinker who can see the bigger business picture 
  • Strong client servicing skills able to nurture and grow deep relationships
  • A track record of winning stakeholder buy-in
  • Authentic, down to earth - a we not me personality 
  • An entrepreneurial, ideas person
  • Previous experience in building teams and people’s careers
  • Well-networked in Brisbane
Amazing culture & perks:
  • A progressive workplace flexibility policy
  • A best-in-class parental leave policy
  • Additional annual leave
  • Free personal training
  • Vibrant team culture and events
  • A firm commitment to D&I
  • Boutique style agency at scale
This is a rare opportunity to work with an extremely successful business with all the ingredients to support your success in this role. It’ll be creative, commercial, and hugely rewarding.
Send your CV to Gemma Lewis (Director, APAC) at Resources Group or call Gemma on 0452417265 for a confidential discussion about this role and other related opportunities. 

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.