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Qualitative Research Director - World Class Social Research

Job description

Are you motivated to undertake research the public good? Do you want to use your research expertise to advance social research outcomes in Australia?
This full-service market agency provides the Australian social research community with access to world-class research and evaluation services. Dedicated to using its specialist expertise across social, health and government services, they offer their clients a full range of survey design, survey data management, evaluation statistical consulting, analytical thinking, quantitative and qualitative methodologies. They have an established track record of delivering quality projects to exacting standards and they are acknowledged as a centre for excellence in the provision of social and health research services.
They are currently seeking a Qualitative Research Director to join the business and be part of the leadership team for the specialist Qualitative division.
In this senior role, you will have responsibility for leading the development, design and implementation of a variety of social research projects, covering:
  • Australian society
  • Education and training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Employment transitions and the labour market
  • Business and employers
  • Marginalised and vulnerable communities.
Fully competent in all stages of the research project cycle, you have strong skills across client leadership, research design, insights and reporting. Providing excellent client service is key, and you will help to answer difficult questions with practical answers whilst providing high-quality research advice.
As a Research Director, there is also the opportunity to lead, mentor and develop a team of smart researchers as well as promoting the reputation and brand of the agency to create new business opportunities.
  • A minimum of 7/8 years of research experience (ideally in social research)
  • Well-developed qualitative research skills
  • The ability to mentor and motivate junior researchers
  • Demonstrated expertise in client management and writing winning proposals.
To apply, send your CV to Rowan Haylett at Resources Group  or call Rowan on +61449880582
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.