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Senior Research Consultant - Social & Government Research

Job description

Are you happiest when working in social research? Is it the positive societal impact – generating knowledge and insights to inform programs, campaigns, and interventions? Is it the direct impact across a myriad of social issues like gambling behaviour, road safety, swim safety, emergency relief responses and transport? 
You can do all that and more, here.
Senior Research Consultant – Meaningful social issues.
You’ll work collaboratively within a strong, national Social & Government team. On all the right panels, this agency wins and delivers rigorous evidence-based insights through quantitative and qualitative research frameworks.
As a Senior Research Consultant, you’ll confidently manage projects from proposal to presentation. We’re looking for a strategic thinker, committed to finding solutions for S&G clients who can build positive relationships with clients and the team.
We’re looking for an ambitious social researcher who wants more responsibilities and clear growth pathways.
Core responsibilities:
Research Cycle: Quantitative & Qualitative research 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 social marketing, behaviour change, communications campaign research – strategy and evaluation, and stakeholder consultation.
Client Relations: This is a client facing role building rapport with stakeholders in local/state/federal government, social organisations and NFP.
Proposal writing: Craft your skills in building up your network, spotting opportunities and writing winning proposals.
The Benefits:
  • National Strategic Insights Agency, part of larger communications group
  • Renowned brand name on all the right S&G panels
  • Progressive & innovative research practices
  • Engaging topics - domestic violence, public transport usage, mental health, ageing, health
  • A Work180 employer of choice recommended for their workplace initiatives & flexible working
  • Fantastic office with water views
  • Amazing senior mentors in S&G research
 We would love to talk to candidates with:
  • Previous market/social research agency experience is essential
  • Full service quantitative & qualitative expertise
  • Strong track record of excellent client delivery
  • Team player
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • A client service mindset
  • Strong data, interpretation and writing skills
Sound like you? To apply please contact Gemma Lewis on or call +61 (0)452 417 265.

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