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Research Manager - Consumer Trends, Innovation & Intelligence

Job description

We live in a time where the world seems to spin ever faster. Consumer trends evolve rapidly with products, ideas and innovations jumping geographies, sectors and demographics at lightening pace. Our client, a highly regarded information and intelligence consultancy, has built its success on helping FMCG businesses understand these ever changing consumer realities.

It has long been known that FMCG manufactures and their retail channels operate within some of the most competitive of commercial environments, where there is a constant strive for innovation, cut through and growth. For them knowledge is king and speed in understanding is queen.
This consultancy remains at the forefront of trends reporting, and is the pulse the market wants its finger on, by undertaking non-stop global research and analysis to write impactful, concise reports that big businesses find invaluable for their business planning.

They are currently looking to hire a Research Manager. The team provides a world class insights program that covers key macro-consumer trends across food, drink, beauty and personal care spaces. They also delivery ad hoc consultancy where project scopes include brand strategy and audit, shopper insights, product category and market insight reports, ideation workshop, market entry studies, strategic market evaluations, trend immersions.
As Research Manager you will collaborate with consultants, research analysts and account directors on the creation and roll-out of the Insights Program across the region. You will produce and deliver trend insight presentations for key clients in an informative and engaging manner. You will help promote, scope and deliver consulting projects and you will provide cutting edge insights and thought-provoking opinion pieces.

Key requirements:
  • An in-depth understanding of the FMCG sector
  • Min2 + plus years’ experience within information, intelligence, research or category insights gained either agency or client side
  • Fantastic communication skills and the ability to present in an exciting and engaging manner
  • Excellent analytical skills and reporting skills
  • Highly creative with strong content creation skills
  • A persuasive manner
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for visual detail
  • A commercial outlook
With a strong package and excellent benefits on offer this is a role with ample scope and opportunity. To apply or learn more please contact Rowan Haylett on

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.