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Research Director - Global Insights & Strategy Agency

Job description

With the reputation and resource of a global agency but all the fun, flexibility, and individuality of a local Australian boutique – this growing consultancy really offers the best of both worlds!
Known for their ability to understand some of the most complex issues in branding and communications for consumer and not for profit organisations, they are looking for a strategic Research Director lead the Sydney team!
As Research Director, you will manage a small but highly successful team of insights enthusiasts, having the opportunity to make you mark not only on a fascinating range or projects, but the business as a whole. Some of your responsibilities would include:
Client Management. Leading and developing strong relationships with an outstanding client portfolio with top names in retail, travel, education, and financial services. You will love nothing more than really getting to know your clients brand/business, and seeing your insights make a true impact
Methodological expertise and development. Already an expert on quantitative methods, you will be used to tailoring your research design to fit client needs, love working with new tools and be excited by the newest developments in AI.
Leadership. You will take the lead both on project work (from pitch to delivery) and in mentoring and developing the talent within your team. You will be an inspirational leader, encourage collaboration and enjoy watching others succeed.
Commercial acumen and thought leadership will also be key to success in this role. As a senior player in the business, there will so be an expectation for you to stay at the forefront of industry trends and innovation, sharing your thoughts and expertise at conferences, in blog posts, webinars etc.
What will you need?
  • Expertise in quantitative research methodologies
  • Extensive experience working at a senior level within a research agency or brand consultancy
  • Expertise in brand positioning, brand & communications tracking, advertising evaluation, category dynamics, new product development.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading people
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to build lasting client relationships
In return for your skills and experience you will be joining a progressive and innovative agency where there is no limit to your professional development and growth. This agency are known for their flexibility, strong benefits package and focus on employee well being as well as being one of the go to insights experts for commercial and public sector businesses across Australia looking for strategic, thought-provoking research that triggers real behaviour change.
For more information please contact Cat Biles –

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