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Quantitative Research Director - Social & Government

Job description

This leading research consultancy are calling for and experienced quantitative researcher with commercial acumen and strong leadership capabilities.
Hugely passionate about what they do, the team at this award-winning agency are a brilliant blend of strategists, researchers, and behavioural science experts. They continually adapt their methodologies and take a tailored approach to every brief and pride themselves on their ability to embed their insights across the country.
They work with federal, state Government, council, NFP and commercial clients. Commercial work is all still socially minded and there us is a real passion for doing good throughout the team.
The Role
As Quant Research Director you will be a senior voice in the business. Offering strategic advice to clients, inspiring juniors, and playing an active role in thought leadership.
You will remain hands on with projects, leading from pitch to presentation including writing winning proposals, leading client relationships, designing approaches, and managing project teams.
Specialising in quantitative methodologies you will work broadly across intellectually challenging projects. You can expect to dig your teeth into social marketing, behaviour change, communications campaign research, strategy, and policy evaluation, often touching on sensitive topics including domestic violence, disability, and mental illness.

About you 
A quantitative researcher or heavy quant-leaning dualist, you will be an expert in quant design and analytics and have a sound understanding of qual methods and where they fit within a project. You will be someone who embraces new digital methods and approaches rooted in human centred design and behavioural economics. 

As well as being a strong research practitioner you will have commercial gravitas and love building strong lasting relationships with clients. You will be approachable, collaborative, and a strong communicator with passion and positivity.
Experience running primary research projects from pitch to delivery in an agency environment will be essential. Different sector expertise will be considered but you must be excited to work across a juicy mix of industries and projects.
This is a genuinely rare and really exciting opportunity to take your skills to a growing consultancy where you will play a senior role in the business and work across an eclectic mix of fascinating high-impact social projects. 

If this sounds like something you might be interested in and you would like to know more, please send your CV and/or LI profile to Rowan Haylett at Resources Group –

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