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Research Managers are responsible for planning and supervising research projects. Regular resume samples for this position mention duties like monitoring project progress, supporting team members, implementing new methodologies, writing reports, and presenting research findings. Based on our collection of example resumes, these experts should demonstrate research expertise, leadership, communication abilities, time management and good financial skills, as they may be required to handle budgeting. At least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field is required.

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1

Research Manager

Managed all aspects of clinical research throughout hospital network, expanding to three clinical sites. Studies included stent implantation, acute heart attack, carotid stent, peripheral vascular diseases, heart failure, and electrophysiology

  • Identified need to eliminate redundant positions, implemented plan to transition staff; which resulted in 25% reduction in overall costs
  • Recommended and implemented a research site at third network hospital. Secured physician, nursing, and Administration support; resulting in expansion of our research capabilities
  • Negotiated with local Blood Bank to use their -20 freezer, resulted in ability to qualify for additional studies without the expense of purchasing a -20 freezer
  • Partnered with study sponsor to devise and implement corrective action plan which resulted in renewed trusting relationship
Candidate Info
60
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MBA
Business
MBA
Business
2

Research Manager

Managed a research team that accounted for 20% of the firms total annual consultations, representing over 2,500 industry consultations and over $3 Million in revenues annually

  • Trained new hires on cold calling techniques, recruiting, industry research techniques, and company compliance policies
  • Assisted in opening of new office in Raleigh, North Carolina and training of new hires
  • Established new time management goals and metrics, resulting in an increase of team revenue by $1.3 Million in 2012
  • Increased group revenues by $1.5 Million in 2010 by improving efficiency of project distribution model and running weekly check-ins with the Account Management and Sales Teams
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
3

Midwest and West Coast Ad Sales Research Manager

Effectively managed a broad scope of research operations to target consumer segmentations and forecast market trends.

  • Drove the development of customized opportunities for advertisers through online, V.O.D, mobile, and on-air opportunities.
  • Successfully steered sales operations to generate high volume growth and revenue through the analysis of viewership data and trend implementation.
  • Actively coordinated ad hoc digital strategies to boost overall sales growth and business profitability.
  • Skillfully supported 10 Account Executives across 2 BET Network offices, generating $60M in revenue.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Communications
4

Senior Associate Research Manager

Designed and managed a range of qualitative and quantitative research initiatives focusing primarily on TV, mail and print advertising research.

  • Managed a $1MM+ annual advertising research budget
  • Recognized an untapped opportunity with Teens. Lobbied for, and then fielded a study with Teens on a new customizable [company name] designer debit card idea. Card was subsequently launched in 2006.
  • Earned Certificate in Project Management from ESI International (through GW University). Classes taken included: Managing Projects, Scheduling and Cost Control, Project Leadership and Communication.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Economics
MA
Marketing Research
5

Engagement Strategy and Research Manager

Recruited to build all-new strategic and analytical group within the Engagement Marketing department. Established primary and secondary research processes to measure and evaluate events in the company portfolio in order to identify opportunities and efficiencies as well as optimize resources.

  • Created model to measure ROO (Return on Objectives) for engagement marketing sponsorships and events
  • Headed transition to new data capture tool, increasing quality of consumer data and leads by 60% and standardizing collection format
  • Championed on-site consumer research at key events to more effectively determine lasting effects of sponsorship efforts. Directed methodology, objectives, survey content and reporting
  • Managed Toyota's licensed merchandise program. Negotiated 10% drop in margins with vendor to make products more affordable
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
MBA
Marketing
6

Market Research Manager

Lead fastest growing market with eight person team. Revenue increased from $1.5 MM to $1.8 MM since August.

  • Promoted by Regional Director from $1 MM New Mexico market to $1.5 MM Utah market.
  • In 2013 increased research production and quality by a combined 60% placing in the top 10% of 37 research teams.
  • Produce industry-leading lease and sale comparable reports, quarterly market reports, and other analytics.
  • Provide targeted marketing analysis for sales team. Present to clients and potential clients in Utah and Idaho.
  • Hire, coach, develop, manage and retain staff of varying experience levels including Millenials and Generation X.
  • Build and maintain relationships with brokers, developers, owners, and other real estate professionals.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Medicine
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Marketing Research Manager

Project management in entertainment media research for clients including high-profile global brands and major Hollywood studios.

  • Promoted from Research Associate within one year
  • Trained production team and managed department interns
  • Coordinated timelines, operational tasks, and internal/external teams
  • Ordered and monitored data, tracked respondent incidence/survey length, and oversaw other quality control checks
  • Developed questionnaires, focus group discussion guides, and deliverables including topline analysis, data tables, charts, PPT
  • Managed research projects and databases
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
8

Program Development & Research Manager

Collaborated with SAF team to plan, coordinate and execute 8 annual Safe Teen Georgia Driving Academies, each for 800+ participants, assessing and improving process each year

  • Collected, summarized, and analyzed data for 26 cities for joint SAF/ FEMA Earthquake Mitigation Program
  • Created Safe Tomorrows Program for Motorola employees for their annual Global Day of Service
  • Further developed the Safe Tomorrows Program curriculum for Miss New York 2013, Amanda Mason, to use in NYC Boys & Girls Clubs with middle school students
  • Researched and compiled highway safety data to write grant renewal requests and amendments for 5 years for GOHS Safe Communities Grant, ensuring continuation of 62K annual commitment
  • Contributed to website content updates and improvements
  • Researched and improved billing for phone, copy, and mailing services, saving 8-17% annually
  • Coordinated First Spouses "Text First. Talk Second" program, working with Governors' Spouses and National Foundation of Women Legislators, increasing involvement to 30% of spouses
  • Supervised and provided guidance to interns and volunteers in relation to program goals
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
9

Research Manager

Managed research tools to support a staff of over 40 Account Executives (6 National, 6 Regional, 30+ Local) who were in the field 60% of the time, for a DMA that had an annual sales record over $75 million

  • Provided customer service, ratings estimates, rate quotes and emergency problem solving for over 50 key accounts including Mercedes-Benz and Taco Bell
  • Supervised, monitored Research Analyst and Research Coordinator on a daily basis to ensure quality of work produced as well as answer any inquiries for assistance on projects
  • Created materials from research tools to highlight trends, rankings, demographics and ratings to customize sales presentations for clients including Lockheed Martin, Toyota, McDonalds, Kings Dominion, etc.
  • Accompanied National, Regional and Local Account Executives on sales calls to provide research perspective to clients and assist in any challenges to sales offer
  • Trained and assisted National, Regional and Local Account Executives in developing research skills and formulation of research-based proposals and schedules
  • Supervised delivery of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly rating updates to Regional and Local Account Executives using Nielsen Media Tools for 55+ Comcast Networks
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Management Science And Statistics
10

Market Research Manager

Mentored colleagues and created collaborative working environment, while managing 80 projects (10 at a time), such as 2 in China, 1 in Brazil and multiple Web surveys in the US.

  • Recognized for contribution to conjoint analysis pricing study that generated $130 million.
  • Collaborated with engineers and marketers in waterfall and agile product development process.
  • Moderated focus groups in US & United Kingdom with surgeons and nurses to design software.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociology & Masters
PhD
International Business And Information Technology
MBA
Business Administration

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