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Qualitative Director: social change agency; high-stake work – Melbourne, Australia

  • Complex social research that creates a pathway to change.
  • This team has won more ‘research effectiveness’ awards than any other team in Australia.
  • They are completely independent and wholly Australian owned.

This role presents a career defining opportunity, for a passionate, senior qualitative researcher to flex their intellect in the social research arena.

Their social research team has enabled successful action on some of the nation’s biggest issues including reframing mental health, border security, climate change, economic reform, domestic violence, disability and childhood trauma.

Projects are largely bespoke and tackle the big issues of the day.  They work at the cross-section of behavioural economics, strategic planning and human centred design.  Their quantitative and qualitative expertise is cutting edge and their consultancy is leaned on by key figures within industry and Government.

We are looking for a qualitative research specialist to bring experience, energy, creativity and wisdom to the team.  You may come from a commercial background in strategy or ad planning, or from traditional market research or evaluation, what is important is a rigorous approach to research and an interest in being a key player helping shape the growth of a thriving agency.

Writing winning proposals, running multiple programmes of work, rallying the troops and delivering awe-inspiring insights are at the heart of this role.  The ability to learn, flex and change will see you move out of your comfort zone into new and fascinating areas of research. There will also be the opportunity to mentor and develop junior members of the team.

If this opportunity has captured your imagination and you would like to find out more, please contact Bridget Barry – [email protected] for an informed and confidential discussion.

For this role, we are open to overseas and interstate applicants.

Salary:                  AUD $170k – $225k + super + bonus (depending on experience, skills, reputation).

Location:             Melbourne, Australia.

Salary: AUD $170k - $225k + super + bonus

Type: All , Qualitative research
Sector: Not for Profit / Charity / Social , Other
Ref: AusJH01