Research Director, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical

Toronto or Montreal

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Flexible work model
  • Competitive salary in the industry

WHO WE ARE

At Leger, we know Canadians. With over 30 years of experience, we are THE most accurate market research firm in Canada. Joining our company means joining a team of 600 passionate people who are committed to their work. We are the largest Canadian-owned market research and analytics company, with 8 offices across Canada and the United States.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US

We are the benchmark in our industry, and we offer important strategic advice to our clients. We distinguish ourselves through our company culture, our transparent management, our dynamic attitude and our flat company structure. Our team is the basis of our success and as they say, birds of a feather flock together. If you want to join us and make a difference, our team is waiting for you!

YOUR ROLE AS A RESEARCH DIRECTOR

  • Bring your curiosity, your analytical mind, your positive attitude and your desire to learn
  • Work with team members on our healthcare and pharmaceutical team to identify and capitalize on business opportunities
  • Lead by example and foster an environment favourable to teamwork and collaboration
  • Share your skills, knowledge and expertise with colleagues
  • Understand client needs and the objectives of research projects
  • Continue to develop your strong project management skills
  • Interpret data, provide insights and translate research findings into strategic conclusions
  • Use your creativity and superior writing skills to create visually appealing reports
  • Provide expert advice to our prestigious clients and help them succeed
  • Become a key member of our team
  • Work on challenging and impactful projects
  • Thrive and grow in a stimulating and friendly environment

Joining our team as a research director means taking the values ​​of quality, customer service, innovation, collaboration and commitment to heart. It means being interested in and passionate about healthcare and pharmaceutical research. The ideal candidate wants to share their knowledge with others, thrive professionally and further develop their skills while working on important large-scale projects.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client relations, project management and consulting services
  • Participate in business development by identifying business opportunities in collaboration with the VP
  • Produce service proposals and present them to create opportunities for discussion
  • Maintain and expand the scope of client mandates by identifying business opportunities and capitalizing on them in collaboration with the VP
  • Inform clients about Leger’s products and services and share new market trends
  • Have a thorough understanding of clients’ needs, expectations and requirements
  • Establish and maintain a relationship of trust with clients by demonstrating knowledge, understanding and expertise of their industry
  • Manage research projects, develop and validate measurement tools, make strategic recommendations, write reports, present research results and provide expert advice to clients
  • Recommend or integrate research methods or tools that use the company’s key services: Leger Analytics, Leger Opinion, etc.
  • Ensure quality assurance as part of the project plan while respecting timelines
  • Provide adequate support to and monitor the work done by research analysts
  • Foster a dynamic work environment through enthusiastic and open communications

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

Requirements

  • University diploma (Master’s level preferred)
  • Preferably five (5) years of experience in the market research or strategic consulting industry as an analyst or strategic market research professional
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset
  • Experience moderating qualitative research
  • Proficient with computer tools: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook), SPSS/Stat XP, Sawtooth, etc.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques: segmentation, MaxDiff, factor analysis, multiple regression, conjoint analysis, etc.
  • Proven expertise in project management
  • Experience in healthcare is an asset

Skills

  • A well-developed sense of analytical thinking and an ability to summarize
  • Detail-orientated, organized and quality-driven person
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Team player: ability to collaborate with other team members
  • Advanced strategic report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong client presentation skills

BENEFITS

  • Paid vacation
  • Group insurance
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Leger University, training, mentorship, and continuing education
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Profit-Sharing Program (PSP)
  • Pension plan
  • Flex Program: Hybrid Work Model 
  • Overall health allowance
  • and more!

THE PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

At Leger, our people are at the heart of our success. Being part of our team means:

  • Working in a friendly, respectful, and positive environment. Happiness at work is one of our top priorities!
  • Enjoying flexible benefits and other perks that foster a culture of well-being.
  • Developing your skills and thriving professionally with our learning and mentorship opportunities.
  • Multiple opportunities for long-term growth. More than one-third of our permanent employees have been with Leger for at least 10 years.
  • Making new friends and connections across Canada and the United States.
  • and much more!

If you want to be part of a great team and you think you are the motivated, talented and ambitious person we are looking for, submit your application!


*We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Leger is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, colour, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Leger is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.

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