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Government Research Manager

Company: Strategic Partnerships, Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT SPI
Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI) is a national full-service, public sector focused consulting and research firm based in Austin, Texas. The company specializes in government procurement consulting, business development, governmental affairs, and customized research. SPI is recognized as a pioneer in the business of partnering public and private entities for commercial purposes. To learn more about SPI, please visit: www.spartnerships.com.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Research Manager reports to the Chief Operations Officer, and has primary responsibility for planning, facilitating, and managing the organization's research services. The Research Manager collaborates with management to support and lend guidance to sector, market, trends, best practice, and similar research. The Manager will also develop compelling deliverables that will drive engagement and add value to Strategic Partnerships, Inc's. services. -This position collaborates with senior management to provide strategic input and guidance on all research projects, directly contributing to or managing -research goals, planning, design, analysis, reporting, distribution, and training. The Manager will be a diligent researcher and writer with an ability to quickly develop deep knowledge of sector-specific issues and priorities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Research Strategy and Planning
--- - - - - - - -Contribute to research strategy holistically and on a project-by-project basis.
--- - - - - - - -Contribute to strategy for, plus develop and manage, the research calendar.
--- - - - - - - -Contribute to the design of all SPI's research projects.
--- - - - - - - -Manage the process for and contribute to the selection decisions of external research partners where applicable.
--- - - - - - - -Track, comment on, and distribute to internal stakeholder's relevant research conducted by other organizations.

Research Analysis, Production, and Distribution
--- - - - - - - -Provide primary or secondary analysis of all research data, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods, to support the development of or contributions to key findings.
--- - - - - - - -Directly contribute to and manage creation of research reports and presentations, including drafting the findings report and presentation, and collaborating with stakeholders on design and production. Collaborate with team on key research talking points.
--- - - - - - - -Manage the process and ensure research findings/reports/presentations are announced and distributed. Seek and manage the development and distribution of new/innovative methods for sharing the findings with internal and external stakeholders.
--- - - - - - - -Support the creation and production of original content for dissemination via sector website, publications, newsletters, and other media.
--- - - - - - - -Contribute to and/or directly participate in the oral presentation and training on the findings.

Research Project Management
--- - - - - - - -Project-manage research projects, including creating and managing plans, schedules, budgets, deliverables, and stakeholder contributions.
--- - - - - - - -Manage the day-to-day relationship with research agency partners where applicable.
--- - - - - - - -Develop and manage project management processes, procedures, and archival.
--- - - - - - - -Track and report on research activities, progress, and outcomes. Conduct periodic review and evaluation of efficacy of research efforts in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders.
--- - - - - - - -Participate in regular team meetings to review progress and deliverables.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED
--- - - - - - - -College degree required; advanced degree preferred.
- - - - - - - -3 - 5 Experience in government or government research
- - - - - - - -A minimum of 5 years of market research experience, 2-3 years directly overseeing research planning, statistical analysis, and project management.
--- - - - - - - -Demonstrated expertise participating in the design, analyses, and distribution of operationalized market research for targeted constituencies.
--- - - - - - - -Masterful analytical skills, including the ability to distill useful findings from a body of data, relating findings to external factors and context, and unearthing patterns of findings, discerning which are useful.
--- - - - - - - -Excellent written and oral communication skills including proven success in ability to present ideas and concepts effectively and persuasively.
--- - - - - - - -Demonstrated expertise communicating with and managing relationships with external research vendors.
--- - - - - - - -Excellent project management skills including demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities and multiple tasks. Outcomes and deadlines oriented.
--- - - - - - - -Excellent attention to detail. Organized and process oriented.
--- - - - - - - -Ability to deliver high quality work, quickly in a dynamic organization under time pressure.
--- - - - - - - -Ability to "lead from behind" with keen understanding and skills in relationship building and stewardship of network-dependent initiatives.
--- - - - - - - -Ability to effective use Microsoft Office Suite.

Keywords: Strategic Partnerships, Inc., Austin , Government Research Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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