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Research Director - Evidence Based Strategy

Job description

Join a purpose-led business with a laser focus on building a better tomorrow for Australian businesses, brands and communities, the environment, and their team. This elevated sense of purpose, alongside a constant stream of fascinating work collaborating with great people, make it a truly rewarding place to be.

Role Objective:
The role of Research Director sits atop a significant portfolio of mostly top ASX FMCG and Services clients, directly managing a sizeable team of 6-8 consultants, junior and senior.
To be an influential researcher and strategist who can inspire clients and the team. Confidently adding top-level thinking to client work, overseeing client partnerships, spotting growth opportunities, and building the team’s skills and careers.

The Agency:
One of the largest independent research & strategy consultancies in Australia. Bold, adventurous and serious about the quality of their strategy.
A national business of 60+ with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand. They sit high up the value chain delivering razor sharp strategy from bespoke research frameworks to help their clients build great brands, compelling products/services and exceptional CX.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Directly manage a team of 6-8 consultants
  • Manage a client portfolio of FMCG & Services clients
  • Immerse yourself in the client business to establish credibility and knowledge
  • Confidently tackle complex, multidisciplinary market research briefs and business issues
  • An expert storyteller who can weave together the commercial narrative to inspire clients to action
  • Identify new business opportunities and convert leads to wins
  • Drive thought leadership
Desired Candidate Profile:
  • Prior experience at a leading market research agency essential
  • Expert in primary quantitative research methodologies essential
  • Broad experience of bespoke research solutions – brand strategy, customer experience, category planning, customer segmentation, market exploration, new product development, pricing strategy, communication evaluation etc.
  • A critical and strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • An expert storyteller, facilitator, and presenter
  • Demonstrable management muscle
What you’ll find rewarding?
  • Strong purpose-led organisation
  • Progressive workplace flexibility policy, parental policy and leave
  • State of the art office and tech
  • Vibrant team culture, socials and whole company events
  • Firm commitment to D&I
  • Boutique style agency at scale
  • Premium salaries, bonus and rewards
The stellar reputation of this agency is warranted. Send your CV to Gemma Lewis (Director, APAC) at Resources Group or call Gemma on 0452417265 for a confidential discussion about this role and other related opportunities.

About Resources Group
We are the Leading GlobalTalent 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.