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Qualitative Research Director/Lead - Subject Matter Expert

Job description

Since its inception, this agency has benefited from the skills and dedication of extraordinary people.  They continue to seek the best possible talent to build upon their success story and are currently looking to hire a talented Senior Qualitative Research Director who would enjoy working as a subject matter expert and business leader.
Meaty, multi-phase strategic projects are won both locally & internationally.  They work with clients from a diverse array of industries, providing end-to-end strategic solutions.  Projects span marketing strategy, brand planning and positioning, shopper insights, communications strategy, NPD and innovation, segmentation and market scope.
Duties & Responsibilities :
  • Writing proposals, designing brand studies, planning & conducting qualitative research (focus groups, depths, ethnographies, online communities/forums)
  • Analysing & interpreting findings, pulling together strategic recommendations, delivering client presentations & helping clients understand how to activate the insights
  • Working with your senior colleagues to develop and win new business
  • Support office culture, collaboration, and creative spirit by leading, mentoring, and training key members of the team
As a senior subject matter expert, clients and the team will look to you to steer the way! Able to unlock and illuminate complex client problems you will take your clients on a journey from insight to commercialisation. This is an agency whose work doesn’t stop with a final presentation deck and their clients love them for it.
This is the perfect role for either an Account Director looking to make the step up, or an experienced Director ready for a fresh challenge.
Other qualities include:
  • A proven track record of the end-to-end delivery of qualitative research
  • A passion for qualitative research and willingness to stay at the forefront of techniques 
  • Prior experience working within a Market Research Agency, Brand Consultancy or Strategy house
  • Strong client and account management skills
  • Strong vision and ability to business plan
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to inspire and train junior staff
  • A ‘we’ not ‘me’ mentality
Also on offer is a lucrative bonus, additional leave, flexible working, unrivalled training and career progression and a culture that does all it can to embrace its EXTRAORDINARY people.
Are you extraordinary? To apply please send your CV to Rowan Haylett at Resources Group at
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.