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Research Consultant - Leading Social Research Organisation

Job description

Are you happiest when working in social research? Is it the positive societal impact – generating knowledge and insights to inform policies, programs, campaigns, and interventions? Is it the direct impact across a myriad of social issues like education, health, poverty, inequality etc? It is about your passion for exploring and deepening your understanding of human behaviour, social dynamics, and societal trends? Is it about your love of working with diverse Australian communities in remote, rural, and urban settings?
Whatever your motivations, come and work with Australia’s leading social research organisation. A national business with university affiliations and renowned for their rigorous evidence-based insights to inform policy, decision making and social change.
As a Research Consultant you will working in primary quantitative insights delivering ad hoc and tracking research programs throughout the entire research cycle.
Key Responsibilities:
Research Cycle: Quantitative research design, questionnaire design, interpretive reporting, and analysis through to presentation.
Analytical skills: Flexing your statistical skills using Q, SPSS, Excel to jump into data sets and visualise data to tell the story.
Projects: Projects span campaign tracking, campaign evaluation, experience, opinion research and behavioural research
Client Relations: This is a client facing role building rapport with stakeholders in local/state/federal government, social organisations and NFP.
We’re looking for a bright individual seeking looking to increase your responsibility for running projects end to end, with senior mentorship and guidance.
Selection criteria:
  • 3-4+ years’ experience in quantitative market or social research
  • Experience working in social policy research preferred but not essential
  • Team player
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • A client service mindset
  • Strong data, interpretation and writing skills
  Amazing employee package:
  • Tailored training and development programmes & lunchtime learning 
  • Study Allowance Programme – financial allowance and leave allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free counselling sessions per year, access to financial advisors, health, and wellness experts.
  • Flexible working – WFH, hybrid working, flexible hours.
  • Professional membership opportunities
  • Charitable & regular social activities
Interested? I’d love to have a chat on 0452417265 or send your CV to Gemma Lewis 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.
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