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Quantitative Research Director - Behavioural Science Consultancy

Job description

Are you an expert in running quantitative research projects?
Do you love integrating behavioural science and crave the opportunity to do more in this space?
Are you looking for more autonomy and the opportunity to help shape a team?
If so, then keep reading – this role might be for you!
This highly successful consultancy are experts at decoding and influencing decision-making. Working for government, not for profit and commercial clients, they blend primary quantitative and qualitative research with behavioural approaches, seeking to understand what biases and concepts are in play and how these can be utilised to unlock new insights and drive action and change.
The Role
Having enjoyed huge success globally over the last few years (including winning multiple awards) the team are on the lookout for a Director to help grow their quantitative offering in Australia.
To be based in either Sydney or Melbourne, the purpose of your role will be to sit alongside other senior team members and help lead and develop the consultancy’s deployment of quantitative methods. As well as offering strategic thinking and remaining hands-on with projects, you will be leading client relationships and play a key role in training and mentoring of junior team members, helping them grow in skills and confidence.
The clients you can expect to be working with include government departments, and big names brands in tech, healthcare, and services. Projects will be hugely varied but could include innovation, experience design, and communication development, and you can expect exposure to a range of methodologies and approaches including choice modelling and behavioural conjoint, behavioural testing and validation, surveys, eye tracking, co-creation and more.
What will you have?
  • Strong agency side experience running quantitative projects from pitch to presentation
  • Background in BSci and experience using frameworks from behavioural science to underpin your projects
  • Great communication and client management capabilities
  • Ability to lead projects and be a senior strategic voice
  • A curious, challenger mindset who loves to stay at the forefront of thinking and tech
  • Experience mentoring/managing junior team members
In return for your skills and experience you will receive an excellent starting salary, great benefits, and the chance to play a senior role in the growth of a forward-thinking agency!
Sound exciting? For more info/to have a confidential chat, please send you CV to Cat Biles –

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.
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