Research Senior Consultant, EY Sweeney - Sydney


Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


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.

Could the skills you build here unlock doors anywhere?

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.
We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

What’s in it for you?

EY has the largest research insight, experience design and social research practices across the major professional services firms in the region. 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.

As our Senior Consultant you will be working with 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)
  • Provide mentoring and motivate diverse client engagement teams by delivering constructive on-the-job coaching to team members, while fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.
  • 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

What we’re looking for:
Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • A minimum of 5 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

What we can offer you

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