Job Opening – Survey Research Manager

Survey Research Manager
Opinion Dynamics, a leading consulting firm specializing in energy program evaluation and market research, is growing. We are looking for survey research manager or research analyst to work on market research and evaluation efforts focusing on energy efficiency issues. If you are looking to put your analytic skills to work for a good cause, then this job is for you.
Responsibilities
-Advise project teams on use of different survey research methods, questionnaire and sample designs
-Program telephone and web surveys in our web based survey software.
-Clean, format, and manage samples and large customer databases.
-Test, monitor, and implement surveys with our telephone interviewing center as well as with web survey participants.
This position requires strong survey research skills and computer skills, including expert knowledge of Excel and proficiency in a statistical package such as SPSS or STATA. The candidate must have an understanding of survey statistics, strong analytical skills, be detailed-oriented, and able to work a fast paced environment.
The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility in survey research or related field and experience managing projects. This position is ideal for a self-starter looking for a position that has potential for significant career advancement. The position is available in our Boston-area office.
Requirements
-Master's Degree in social sciences or survey research and 5-7 years professional survey research experience. Candidates with bachelor’s degrees will be considered with more extensive survey research work experience.
-Work experience designing and managing large-scale survey projects.
-Experience with telephone survey design and methodology including knowledge of cell phone sampling and industry best practices.
-Experience with survey methodology and survey operations, such as questionnaire design, cognitive interviews, survey administration, and data analysis
-Experience using survey platforms and/or javascript for forms development
-Competency with Excel and experience with a statistical package (SPSS, SAS, R, STATA)
-Candidates should have strong writing and interpersonal communication skills
-Supervision, leadership, and team building skills
-Experience estimating survey project costs
-Ability to communicate effectively about survey methods and findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
-Ability to work as part of a team and oversee multiple tasks
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
Opinion Dynamics offers competitive salaries and a bonus structure along with a matching 401K plan.
Please send resumes and salary requirements to:
Opinion Dynamics Corporation
1000 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
Attn: Survey Research Position
Or via e-mail: careers
No phone calls, please.
Tami Buhr
Vice President
Opinion Dynamics
tel 617 492 1400 x 254
fax 617 497 7944
1000 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
www.opiniondynamics.com
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