Research Director
ORC International - New York, NY

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1. Manages projects/analysts/client base
2. Responsible for account growth
3. Assure high quality research by identifying potential problems, developing and implementing appropriate corrective action
4. Design studies using highly customized research design and methodologies to address client issues
5. Write and edit descriptive reports and interpretive reports
6. Conduct client meetings and assumes the role of primary client contact
7. Prepare and present well-organized and insightful client presentations
8. Write proposals
9. Prepare accurate cost-effective budgets; employ strategic pricing
10. Manage project costs by identifying potential financial problems and assisting in development and implementation of corrective action
11. Design complex tables, charts, and graphs to communicate information needs
12. Perform logic checks of the information presented on tables/graphs and other client deliverables
13. Manage the overall conceptualization, content and execution of questionnaire development
14. Assume a leadership role in identifying and building staff resources
15. Assists in or initiates the development and maintenance of significant client relationships
16. Oversee entire research process to ensure customer satisfaction
17. Specify special statistical analyses or employ sophisticated statistical processes to aid analysis (e.g. factor analysis, cluster analysis, etc.)
18. Counsel the client in proper conceptual and practical marketing research issues
19. Create more complex research design and methodologies and look for opportunities to customize methodologies to meet or exceed the client needs
20. Assist practice leader in coordinating and managing a department including projects, employees, communications, processes, resources, budgeting and staffing Job Requirements: 1. Able to direct and consult on research of analysts
2. Able to manage work of the client base
3. Increases frequency of client interaction and size of accounts
4. May require domestic or international travel
5. Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:
1. Ability to direct and supervise all aspects of a research project
2. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
3. Capable of interfacing effectively with clients
4. Ability to manage many projects
5. Ability to work cooperatively with other individuals at all levels throughout the organization including senior executives
6. Demonstrated ability to perform higher level analysis and to manage complex data processing requests
7. Strong leadership capabilities
8. Significant knowledge of client industries including market segments and associated marketing strategy
9. Capable of handling difficult client situations in a tactful and professional manner
10. Strong analytical thought and problem solving skills
11. Excellent organizational and time management abilities
12. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
13. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Education, Experience, and Certification:
1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required
2. 7 to 8 years of professional market research experience is required
3. Demonstrated experience and orientation for building relationships with existing clients is required
4. Experience in healthcare market research strongly preferred
5. Master’s degree in relevant field preferred
6. Supplier side experience Additional Comments: ORC International offers an attractive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits. At ORC International, our employees are directly responsible for our success. We strongly believe in rewarding employees for their initiative, teamwork and leadership. Every day, we expect our employees to ask questions, demand better solutions and challenge one another to succeed. We are constantly looking for candidates who are not only qualified and knowledgeable, but also have the drive to grow professionally.

We hope you make the decision to join us by sending your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to us at Please indicate NY Healthcare Research Director in the subject line to ensure proper delivery.

ORC International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/D/V.