The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state's schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran's programs and outdoor schools. We are looking for an experienced Research Consultant to lead and collaborate on the design, execution and interpretation of market research to answer business questions. Excellent analytical, written and interpersonal skills are required.
This job closes on December 13, 2017 at 5:00pm. APPLY TODAY!
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Veterans: Submit appropriate member copy of DD214/215.
Disabled Veterans: Submit appropriate member copy of DD214/215 and a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) indicating a service connected disability rating.
The Research Consultant is responsible for providing senior-level consultation, project and vendor management, execution, and analysis across quantitative and qualitative market research. This will include consultation on business and market driven assumptions, potential product/channel testing and launch scenarios and how to test and evaluate the impact from risks and opportunities. The work includes, but is not limited to, consultation with internal stakeholders to define business/ research requirements; determining optimal and feasible approaches for designing, executing, and interpreting primary research and market trials to answer business questions; involvement in/responsibility for translating business questions into research design independently or in collaboration with manager and/or research vendor; responsible for ensuring that report design and writing accurately translate study results into business strategy and action items.
This position works under moderate direction/supervision from the Research & Analytics Manager, but requires providing updates regarding activities during regular meetings with Research & Analytics Manager or as needed; and requires the ability to work independently and in conjunction with teammates and other departments. The incumbent is responsible for consultation with stakeholders to define business/ research requirements; responsible for developing and/or reviewing study design and analysis plans, and report design; responsible for taking the lead in recommending research and basic to advanced analytical approaches that will best meet the needs of the stakeholder(s); adept at managing programmatic and ad hoc market research projects; may assist with training of new Research Analysts regarding market research project management and design. Work is guided by professional standards for research and statistical analysis and is performed within the guidelines of Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules, Lottery policies and procedures, and the Annual Marketing and Sales Plan, which includes the Annual Research Plan.