Senior Project Director
EDKO Executive Search - United States

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Senior Project Director: Manage complex projects independently. Effectively lead a project team, coach junior staff, establish strong relationships with clients, earn repeat business from loyal clients, and write proposals.
" Manage complex studies independently
" Write and price proposals independently
" Act as a consultant on simple to moderately complex studies
" Determine study designs
" Present study results
" Train clients in various methodologies/provide research recommendations to clients
" Discuss complex issues with clients independently
" Provide internal training to the company
" Assist Directors in the development of their divisions
" Design complex questionnaires independently
" Create analysis plan for complex studies
" Write reports independently for complex studies
" Test CATIs, Internet studies, and Internet recruits in-depth
" Assist in overall study design
" Oversee data collection (i.e. both on- and off-site)
" Manage project profitability/overall financial management of projects

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A minimum of a bachelor s degree in business, communications, or related field is required. Strong quantitative (statistical), analytical, and writing skills are also required.

Desired Skills:
" Provide value-added consulting to clients
" Strong rapport with clients who are instrumental in bringing in business and repeat business
" Understand client s business/objectives and able to offer strategic suggestions
" Effectively manage the project team (i.e. Coordinator, Recruiting, Programmer, and Consulting)
" Manage clients (i.e. good client interaction skills)
" Train/coach junior project team members
" Demonstrate maturity and business world knowledge/experience
" Demonstrate problem solving skills
" Demonstrate leadership skills (motivating team members)
" Demonstrate well-rounded research skills
" Mentor Project Coordinators
" Delegate tasks
" Demonstrate strong organization, time management, and attention to detail skills
" Demonstrate multi-tasking capabilities
" Demonstrate proactive planning
" Proficiency in Work, Excel, and PowerPoint (SPSS would be helpful)

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