General Manager - Social & Government
$170,000 - $200,000 + benefits
*Lead market research team to inspire social policy makers by understanding the needs of Australians. *Senior Social and Government role.
This thought-provoking agency boasts a public sector team of qualitative and quantitative specialists with extensive experience in using research to appraise government initiatives, review and develop communications and marketing campaigns, support policy development, evaluate services and generally understand community needs.
Their clients are a fascinating mix of government agencies and departments, charities and non for profit organisations.
The important work they do has a real impact on the community as they work on sensitive and current social issues such as health, ageing, drugs, education, housing, immunisation and smoking.
As General Manager for the Social and Government team you will be someone who can bring to the table both quantitative & qualitative expertise and a wealth of experience working on social research from a similar commercial agency environment.
You role will have many facets but the key angles to it are:
• Lead the design and delivery of a range of cross methodology projects for major clients
• Playing a big role in tendering and winning projects for the business through your knowledge, presence and network at state level and in Canberra
• Mentoring a team of account director, senior researchers and junior research team members from hiring through to training and inspiring
• Leading thinking on tools, methods and techniques
This is a rare role for a highly experienced practitioner of market research within the social sphere to assume a senior commercial role and lead a team as member of the overall senior management team.
You are the ideal candidate if you have 10years+ market research agency experience in the social and government sector. This means you will have worked for multiple clients, juggled their needs and worked to commercial deadlines. You will have previously managed a team with success and have a proven track record of writing winning proposals and managing a portfolio of clients. You will have expert local knowledge of the federal and state government in Australia and you will have a depth and breadth of experience across multiple projects, topics and audiences.
This will be an engaging, varied and important role in a high profile team, part of an established agency in Sydney.
To apply or for further information please contact Rowan Haylett on firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rowan on 0292581121.