Research Lead, Quantitative – Focus on Social Research Projects – Bayside Melbourne Location

FLOW recruitment
March 12, 2020
Melbourne, Australia
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The Client

This is a small and highly successful family run market research agency (circa 12 people), with a 17-year proven track record in the MR space. In addition to the market research consultancy, they also run an established and innovative software arm that compliments their core business.

With a loyal customer base who describe our client as “straight forward and easy to deal with”, this agency is best known for conducting quantitative online social and stakeholder research with government, statutory authorities, regulators and commercial customers throughout Australia. Some of their most recent research has focused on issues in the catholic education system, federal policy, diversity and criminal justice – plenty of job satisfaction here!

The Role

To support the continued growth, we are looking for a Research Lead to complement their skilled and thriving team. You will have direct access to the founding Partners so plenty of exposure at a senior level.  The role will suit someone who flourishes in an account management role, no sales required.

This is a hands-on role, focusing on research projects and client management.  Key to success will be your attention to detail, your understanding of data and ability to synthesize analysis.  You will be a natural communicator, comfortable in a variety of settings whether you’re consulting regarding questionnaire design or presenting insights to an end client. This role comes with line management responsibility (1-2 people), perfect for someone who has guided, coached or managed people before.

The Profile

We are interested in speaking to people with 6+ years of experience conducting market research projects.  It is important you come with a passion and interest to work on social research that impacts federal Government policy.  As part of this, being able to write in longform to Government standard will be an advantage.

Next Steps

Interested? Please send your CV to or call Maria on +61 (0) 435 603 480 for an informed discussion.  Visit our website for other great market research jobs:

Salary range:                    $100,000 – 120,000 AUD per annum, based on experience, inclusive of superannuation

Benefits:                             Bayside Melbourne location; boutique, family run environment who support work life balance and professional development; opportunity to work closely with the two founders who have a wealth of experience and technical expertise to share; free parking

Location:                            Bayside Melbourne

Other:                                  Full time role, 4 days a week considered on a case by case basis; occasional interstate travel may be required

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