Research Scientist, Marketing Sciences

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Detroit, MI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 14, 2017
Job ID
Market Research – Advanced Analytics Director
Must be a high-spirited numbers lover to fill an Advanced Analytics Director (Marketing Sciences) role.  We need someone steeped in quantitative research with competencies related to project objectives and statistical analysis.  The Advanced Analytics Director is an outlier exhibiting quantitative research expertise, while providing strategic ongoing consulting to our respective clients.
What does an Advanced Analytics Director do? 
  • Responsibilities range from advancing new methods and techniques to position to clients and/or prospects, developing standards for conducting analysis, and presenting data/strategic insights.
  • Advanced Analytics Director  will also train, supervise, and mentor mid-level Marketing Sciences team members.
A Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Business, one of the social sciences, or other related fields is required. 8+ years marketing research experience, ideally with marketing science methods, techniques and/or departments.  Demonstrate well-rounded, strong analytical capabilities.
Advanced working knowledge of the following: SPSS/SAS/R, MS Office. Optional SSI Web, Sawtooth, Maxdiff Designer or other statistical programs.
Ideal candidates will possess expertise in segmentation, conjoint, max/diff and key drivers analysis.
- Demonstrate well-rounded, strong analytical capabilities
- Ability to understand clients’ business objectives and offer strategic suggestions and value-added consulting
- Advance the company’s quantitative research competencies
- Ability to establish relationships with clients and accounts
- Develop analysis plans with Account Strategist/Project Teams
- Aptitude for synthesizing information
- Demonstrate professional maturity and general business knowledge-
- Well-rounded problem solving and multi-tasking abilities
- Strong organization, time management and attention to detail skills
- Effective communication skills, both written and verbal-
- Proactive planning and prioritization skills
- Strong sense of accountability
- Strong client management and interaction skills (i.e., ability to establish solid client relationships)
- Effective management abilities
- Excellent leadership skills
- Effective writing ability