Government Research Manager
Company: Strategic Partnerships, Inc.
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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.
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
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
--- - - - - - - -Manage the process for and contribute to the
selection decisions of external research partners where
--- - - - - - - -Track, comment on, and distribute to internal
stakeholder's relevant research conducted by other
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
--- - - - - - - -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
--- - - - - - - -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
--- - - - - - - -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
--- - - - - - - -Participate in regular team meetings to review
progress and deliverables.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED
--- - - - - - - -College degree required; advanced degree
- - - - - - - -3 - 5 Experience in government or government
- - - - - - - -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
--- - - - - - - -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
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