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Quantitative Research Director - Brand & Communications

Job description

Are you a seasoned research professional looking for an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact?
Our client is a leading global market research agency seeking a strategic Research Director to lead the Sydney team to new heights.
Leveraging the power of insights to transform businesses, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation, shaping strategies, and delivering actionable recommendations to esteemed clients.
With a client portfolio that includes top brands, you'll have the chance to work on stimulating brand, innovation and communication projects that influence business decisions on a global scale.
Your responsibilities as Research Director will include:
Strategic Leadership: As a leader of client work, you'll provide visionary guidance in developing opportunities, setting the direction for research initiatives and driving excellence in delivering actionable insights.
Client Collaboration: You'll forge strong relationships with clients, acting as a trusted advisor and strategic partner, understanding their needs, and delivering innovative research solutions that surpass expectations.
Methodological Expertise: Leveraging your expertise in quantitative research methodologies, you'll design research studies that uncover deep consumer insights, fuelling impactful business strategies. Often rooted in brand, communication and product/service innovation.
Team Management: You'll help foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment, nurturing talent, and providing mentorship to researchers, ensuring their professional growth and development.
Thought Leadership: As a Research Director, you'll stay at the forefront of industry trends, pioneering new approaches, and sharing your expertise through thought leadership content and industry conferences.
Commercial drive: Work on the current portfolio with strengths in Tourism, Banking, Insurance and Education. Knowledge and relationships in other industries, especially FMCG highly desirable.
What we are looking for:
  • Experienced insights practitioner with a breadth of industry and methodological experience
  • Expert in quantitative research methodologies
  • Prior research agency experience essential
  • Expert in brand positioning, brand & communications tracking, advertising evaluation, category dynamics, new product development.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading people
  • Commercial researcher to help win projects and lead projects
  • Ideally experience in FMCG
The Benefits:
  • Progressive & innovative research practices
  • An employer of choice commended for their workplace initiatives & flexible working
  • Clear promotional pathways
  • World-class learning and development opportunities within the global network
  • Excellent bonus/share program
  • Stunning waterfront office/on-site barista
  • Additional leave and flexible hybrid working
To apply please contact Gemma Lewis (née Hughes) or call +61 (0)452417265.