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Qualitative Research Director - Growth Opportunity

Job description

Join a purpose-led business with a laser focus on building a better tomorrow for Australian communities, businesses, and organisations.

Role Objective:

The role of Research Director delivers bespoke programs of research for Government, NFP and commercial organisations.

Working hand in hand with the amazing CEO, you can carve out autonomy to lead projects, clients and people whilst thriving on a constant stream of meaningful projects often rooted in behavioural change with a communications output.

Topics range from evaluating emergency relief to understand if it’s getting to the people that need it most; talking to CALD communities to eliminate the barriers faced accessing support post accidents; understanding regional communities to bolster tourism opportunities; brand strategy for a major university; behavioural change in the waterways for shark safety; developing communications to reduce gambling.

There is a clear pathway for continued professional growth in the business from here.

The Agency:

A Global Insights & Strategy Agency with a boutique Australian footprint (25+ people) and part of an eminent marketing communications group.
Entirely customised work, understanding complex issues and designing qualitative and quantitative research frameworks to uncover valuable consumer insights and drive strategy.
They have a modern and welcoming office, flexible hybrid working, additional leave allowances, personal development programs, share options, barista on site and lovely socials to bring people together and reward success.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage client relationships – Government, Agriculture, Tourism, Banking, Education
  • Immerse yourself in the client business to establish credibility and knowledge
  • Confidently tackle complex multi-method research briefs
  • Expertly design and apply qualitative research methods – unlocking human truths through interviews, groups, workshops, ethnography, and online qual.
  • Weave in quantitative insights and data
  • Lift and elevate the work expertly seeing the strategic narrative to have the biggest impact for clients
  • Overseeing client deliverables and delivering influential strategy
  • Manage 1 direct report
Desired Candidate Profile:
  • Prior experience at a leading market or social research agency essential
  • Expert in primary qualitative research methodologies essential
  • A dual qualitative and quantitative background equally exciting
  • Broad experience of bespoke research solutions – brand strategy, customer experience, behavioural insights, communications strategy, usage and attitude, customer segmentation, innovation around service and products.
  • A critical and strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • An expert storyteller, facilitator, and presenter
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 GlobalTalent 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.