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Research Manager (Remote)

Company: Vital Research
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Vital Research is hiring for a Research Manager *with aging/disabilities experience*. This candidate is responsible for the implementation of research and evaluation projects across the organization. This position oversees all aspects of projects, including, but not limited to, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities to the team, monitoring project progress, and reporting project results. This position requires solid skills in client-facing and internal communication, supervision, planning, and organizing all aspects of research and evaluation projects.

Responsibilities:
_Project Planning_

* Manage all aspects of client projects that involve complex planning, coordination, presentation delivery, and resource requirements.
* Establish and maintain a practical and well-communicated schedule for all phases of a project assuring projects are completed efficiently and on time.
* Oversee data collection, entry, management, analysis, survey testing, and reporting of data.
* Ensure the accuracy of data.
* Research and test new technology while reviewing current processes and procedures to identify more efficient and effective ways of doing work.
* Responsible for field coordination and facilitating field staff training.
* Present and write documentation for different audiences and publications.

_Staff Supervision_

* Develop staffing plans.
* Train, manage and provide ongoing feedback to internal and field staff.
* Work with team members to accomplish internal and external goals.
* Assign clear project responsibilities to project team members.
* Ensure that project team members maintain a strong client focus, both internal and external.
* Create and maintain a positive work environment that fosters teamwork, open communication, and creativity ensuring team members have the resources they need to be successful.

_Client and Prospect Relations_

* Communicate with clients to identify needs, answer technical questions about the data and reports, and provide consultation, as needed.
* Develop lasting relationships with clients that foster return business and the use of additional Vital products and services.
* Deal tactfully with client relations or problems and support project team members when sensitive client issues arise.
* Promote the image of Vital as a trusted source of knowledge and skill in research and evaluation designs and processes.

Job Skills & Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in social science or business; Master's degree preferred.
* Minimum 5 years of research or project management experience; or equivalent work experience without an advanced degree (7+ years).
* Three years of supervisory experience, managing two or more people.
* Proven leadership skills and exceptional track record in client management.
* Familiarity with methodologies used to support various types of research and evaluation projects, e.g., surveys, interviews (phone, face-to-face, and virtual), etc., preferred.
* Be a creative problem solver who can balance big-picture vision and tactical ideas.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Must be able to work cooperatively and adaptively in a team setting.
* Must be able to work independently and with a cross-functional team.
* Must be able to work under pressure and produce high-quality work in a deadline-driven environment.
* Solid working knowledge of relevant software, including proficiency in MS Office applications (specifically Word and Excel).

Benefits:

* Medical, dental, and vision care plans are provided
* Flexible work hours
* Flexible PTO
* Professional development stipend
* 401k retirement plan after one year of employment
* Employee Assistance Program

*To apply please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your skill sets, experience, and qualifications related to this role.*

Vital Research considers the health and safety of its clients and team members as its highest priorities. Consistent with its duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace that is free of recognized hazards, *Vital Research has a mandatory vaccination policy for any in-person business interactions.* This applies to all employees to protect against infectious diseases that may be mitigated through vaccinations.

All offers of employment with Vital Research are conditioned on completing and passing a background check, participating in mandatory testing requirements (e.g., COVID-19), and using designated PPE when required.

Vital Research is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or national origin.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year%58047475%

Keywords: Vital Research, Los Angeles , Research Manager (Remote), Executive , Los Angeles, California

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