Research Director Resume Samples

The Research Director works within the development department to lead and oversee the research functions. The main roles and responsibilities executed by the director of research falls nothing short of the following – supervising the research team, working closely with development officers, participating in meetings and discussions, setting department goals and individual employee goals, providing routine evaluations, identifying and promoting growth opportunities, evaluating research tools, coordinating with vendors, providing direct research reports to seniors, and performing all other duties as assigned.

A well-drafted Research Director Resume should highlight skills such as a high level of proficiency in developing and conceptualizing research methodologies, demonstrable proficiency in print and electronic reference materials, advanced computing skills, sound judging abilities, and an immense mindset to understand and collect sensitive information. Minimum qualifications for this post include a Post graduation or Doctorate in the related field of research.

 

Research Director Resume example

Research Director Resume

Objective : Familiar with the Microsoft software, and can use Photoshop and Dreamweaver to make Web page. Have great project management skills and also work well either alone or with a group.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Wordpress.

Description :

    1. Improved government results through performance management training and consulting services.
    2. Conducted best practice research on all areas of government management and administration aimed at improving performance.
    3. Reviewed and analyzed the President's Management Agenda, a plan to improve the management and performance of the federal government.
    4. Developed performance management methodologies tailored for government based on the Logic Model and Balance Scorecard.
    5. Interviewed government officials regarding management issues and challenges faced by government agencies.
    6. Created and edited the Institute's five monthly newsletters on management innovations in government.
    7. Contributed to a number of publications related to improving management in government.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business


Research Director III Resume

Summary : Recognized by clients for approachable style, deep understanding of key issues, & successful execution on projects. Quickly assess diverse customer needs, diffuse escalated issues,

Skills : SQL, Management, Relational database management.

Description :

    1. Designed and managed global high growth research service through targeted, customized insights and focus on customer success.
    2. Successful management of next-generation television interfaced project at corporate LG Electronics headquarters.
    3. Worked with hardware development and software/firmware teams to integrate vetted third party technology (display, gyroscope, biometric ID) vendors.
    4. Grew IDC global syndicated and custom consulting research in consumer and corporate displays, adding over 40 global vendor clients.
    5. Expanded IDC brand strength via top-scored presentations at industry and vendor-sponsored conferences.
    6. Generated multiple consulting project opportunities by leveraging content knowledge with close client relationships.
    7. Presented customized findings to multiple client stakeholders including marketing, engineering, and executive board.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Research Director II Resume

Headline : Professional experience developing, designing and conducting client training for a suite of software applications. Skilled in designing instructional workbook materials and conducting classroom.

Skills : Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Planned, directed, and supervised television station's research department.
    2. Produced content for all sales presentations to ensure a consistent branding message.
    3. Worked directly with all department heads to formulate strategic and operating plans.
    4. Met with local and national clients to effectively communicate statistical analysis of the station's performance.
    5. Negotiated departmental contracts, forecast annual budget, and approved all related invoices.
    6. Created a training program to provide ongoing training to sales staff.
    7. Trained the curriculum that included all aspects of television research methodology to help sales staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Research Director I Resume

Objective : Researcher and analyst who is intrinsically motivated and organized, has excellent communication skills, and thinks critically about how the details and the daytoday fit into a business's strategic goals.

Skills : Microsoft Power Point, Google Analytics, Google Docs.

Description :

    1. Analyzed questionnaire responses and other data to determine trends in Houston's business community.
    2. Provided data-oriented stories for publication and statistical analyses to support The List content where appropriate.
    3. Established relationships with relevant parties to elicit questionnaire responses.
    4. Increased the Lists published annually.
    5. Managed the publication of the annual Book of Lists, a 200page compendium of the 100+ Lists published in a given year.
    6. Curated the HBJ database of business, property, and contact records. Verified businesses and/or contacts.
    7. Provided suggestions to the Director of Research Services and the database developer that were incorporated in the program's updates.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business

Sr. Research Director Resume

Summary : Versatile market research specialist with 15 years of experience in project management, questionnaire design, project implementation and analysis with a focus on customer experience measurement.

Skills : Hard Working, Management.

Description :

    1. Developed specifications and prepared budgets for proposals, assisted in proposal writing and presentation.
    2. Ranged from small one-time projects to large, multi-year initiatives.
    3. Created questionnaires on a variety of topics, integrating client standards, and incorporating qualitative research and industry trends.
    4. Surveys ranged in length from simple surveys to questionnaires with complex qualifications and branching.
    5. Partnered with clients and research teams to develop analysis plans that met the needs of the different audiences.
    6. Reports ranged from single-page scorecards to large PowerPoint documents.
    7. Executed customer satisfaction and loyalty research as part of a client-focused research team.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology

Research Director/Representative Resume

Summary : Results-driven department director with experience in the private sector as well as non-profit and education Cross-functional skills in data analysis, planning, strategy implementation, and communication.

Skills : Management, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Published compelling research on the causes and consequences of financial literacy in America.
    2. Partnered with academics, government agencies.
    3. Military and industry groups on various projects aimed at improved financial literacy and preventing financial fraud.
    4. Supported the research-related needs of the Investor Education department and senior management.
    5. Managed financial education and research collaborations with various academic and government partners.
    6. Produced financial education content for the FINRA website and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation website.
    7. Served as an aid to the CEO of FINRA in his role as a member of President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Social Psychology

Research Director/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : HR professional with solid Generalist experience including recruitment and retention. Proven experience collaborating with senior management to support and expand corporate goals.

Skills : Communication Skills, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Transformed Research position from an administrative role to the active department.
    2. Worked with senior management to determine and track pertinent information in the target commercial real estate markets of Philadelphia.
    3. Recruited and trained interns providing both administrative and research support.
    4. Developed a standardized organizational model for brokers to obtain necessary information via the Research Department.
    5. Provided project support for multi-million dollar analysis of properties for Radnor Township, PA.
    6. Spearheaded development of Research Department compiling information for Southeastern Pennsylvania 
    7. Developed and taught a curriculum to introduce new staff to television research.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Asst. Research Director Resume

Objective : Project Manager and Business Analyst with 20 years experience in all phases of global and domestic consumer, patients, and physician's pharmaceutical project management and market research.

Skills : Researching Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Acted as the main liaison between the client and internal research staff.
    2. Wrote reports of findings, including conclusions and recommendations.
    3. Communicated the business implications of research findings.
    4. Presented findings and recommended actionable solutions to clients, including senior management, marketing staff.
    5. Provided "value add" consultative advice to clients, which included appropriateness of survey design and survey data.
    6. Created budget and project schedules; managed resources to meet a commitment to clients.
    7. Managed complex projects from concept through the final presentation - including proposal, design, fielding, analysis, report writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Marketing

Associate Research Director Resume

Objective : Versatile market research specialist with 15 years of experience in project management, questionnaire design, project implementation and analysis with a focus on customer experience measurement.

Skills : Technical Skills, Leader Ship.

Description :

    1. Developed campaign policy platform - including drafting policy papers and responses to questionnaires on behalf of the campaign.
    2. Conducted debate and forum preparation with candidates.
    3. Liaised with key stakeholders on behalf of the campaign. Led statewide voter protection coordination.
    4. Completed quarterly reports on the regional economy and labor market. 
    5. Coordinated the North Bay Technology Roundtable, an industry association of telecom companies.
    6. Conducted weekly callout research for top-rated CHR stations.
    7. Tabulated daily request information. International corporate real estate advisory firm.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D.

Lead Research Director Resume

Headline : Overall goal is to obtain a full time/part time position with Area Hospital, while gaining experience, knowledge and utilizing skills as a registered nurse in a manner that will provide security to clients.

Skills : Product Management, Writing, Editing, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Led the editorial and content creation efforts for the Strategic Transactions database.
    2. Rebuilt and managed a team of five Deals Analysts.
    3. Negotiated contracts and managed relationships with third-party vendors, identifying and securing information resources.
    4. Led team to provide clients with superior deal analysis and data accuracy.
    5. Analyzed and provided summaries about health care M&A, alliance, and financing activities.
    6. Contributed statistical deal-related data and analysis to IN VIVO and START-UP.
    7. Provided market-focused messaging for Strategic Transactions promotions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Research Director Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in a marketing research company specializing in pharmaceutical / diagnostic product marketing research and/or business intelligence services.

Skills : Leading Skills, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted complex studies on trends and issues in the pharmaceutical industry.
    2. Adept at used qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
    3. Integrated input from various sources and presenting incisive and actionable reports.
    4. Recently completed a large strategic syndicated study on Rare Diseases.
    5. Understood of developments in biosimilars.
    6. Experienced in forming and leading research teams.
    7. Focused on what matters most from the business point of view.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.B.A.