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EY Research Consultant/Senior Research Consultant - EY Sweeney in Melbourne, Australia

Research Consultant/Senior Research Consultant - EY Sweeney


Requisition # MEL002MK

Post Date 4 days ago

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all

The opportunity

EY has the largest consumer insight and experience design practices across the major professional services firms in the region.was formed when EY acquired one of Australia’s largest consumer and business insight practices (Sweeney Research) in late 2014. As an end to end insights practice within EY we do things differently and work on some of the most challenging and interesting projects around for commercial and government clients.

As the pace of change accelerates for both commercial and government sector clients, the role of insight in driving decision-making and inspiring change has gone up a level. The EY Sweeney team work closely with EY colleagues across a wide range of disciplines with a focus on helping clients transform what they do. We are also behind some of the flagship global pieces of thought leadership produced by the firm.

We are looking for people who are passionate about what they do, ambitious about where they want to head in their career and committed to making a difference for clients.

We’d like people to join in Sydney or Melbourne, although we are open to people with the right skillset and experience applying from other locations across Australia and New Zealand.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working with senior researchers through the project lifecycle on qualitative and quantitative research studies

  • Developing client ready materials including research design, research instruments (discussion guides, questionnaires etc.) and outputs (data analysis, data visualisation, insights driven reporting)

  • Working with datasets to drive high quality insights for our clients

  • Quality control of client deliverables (surveys, data, documents, etc)

  • Working on client proposals and RFP responses

Skills and attributes for success

  • Research Consultant: A minimum of 2 years’ research and insights experience, preferably at an agency or consultancy. Key focus – qualitative and/or quantitative research with a willingness to work across both

  • Senior Consultant: A minimum of 4 years’ research and insights experience, preferably at an agency or consultancy. Key focus – qualitative and/or quantitative research with a willingness to work across both

  • Effective project management skills across the end-to-end research process, with the ability to manage competing timelines and to deliver against set milestones

  • Strong analytical, interpretation and writing skills, including demonstrated experience in transforming information into insight and business strategies

  • Strong client engagement and presentation skills

  • An ability to work with, support and mentor others

  • A desire to learn and grow as well as challenge and be challenged

What we offer

  • : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • : personalised career development including coaching, experiences andformal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.

  • : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788(option 1).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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