First listed on: 16 April 2024

Research Director


About The Company 

Roy Morgan is Australia’s most well-known and trusted market and social research company. Over the last 80 years we have built a reputation for providing accurate, meaningful, impactful information to help our clients with their research objectives and to make better, more informed decisions. Roy Morgan is growing and is seeking an experienced researcher leader to join our bustling Research Institute.
About the Role 

Side by side with senior leaders in the Research Institute, you will lead research projects end to end including client engagement, questionnaire development, generating evidence-based insights and reports. You will have a central focus on ensuring that your projects are managed effectively, are on time, and within budget and scope. You will also manage a team of researchers and mentor junior level and graduate researchers, as they embark on their careers.
You will be responsible for business development which will take the form of responding to tenders or business leads and will have the opportunity to bring your skills to innovate and enhance the work we do, providing insightful and effective results for our clients.

We are looking for a progressive professional researcher who shares our values of discovery and excitement, respect and responsibility, with:
  • Experience in the design, collection and delivery of research projects
  • Experience in mixed methodologies including face to face, telephone and online data collections
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the research industry, coupled with quantitative research expertise
  • Passion about research and delivering impactful results and insights to clients including government agencies
  • Skilled at writing analytical and technical reports, and proposals to a very high standard
  • Ability to read, analyse and understand data, synthesise meaning, to draw insights and tell a story
  • Ability and proven experience leading staff and teams   
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications such as a degree in Social Sciences, Business and/or Marketing
  • Competent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Above all, we are looking for a highly motivated, collaborative and thoughtful person – passionate about research, committed to accuracy and delivery of high-quality research outcomes.  If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What we offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to work in Australia’s leading market and social research company with some of the most experienced researchers in Australia
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our and our clients’ businesses and government make a significant contribution to informing Australia’s important decisions
  • Flat organisational structure
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Funded EAP for employees and their families
  • Corporate discount for health insurance, MYKI passes, gym memberships, and entertainment events
  • Access to company social events, including regular morning tea get togethers and evening events
Roy Morgan values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects our community. We encourage diversity and recognise the enrichment diversity brings to our business and people - whether its diversity of skill, experience and/or background. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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