The Research Team Lead directs research projects and studies, providing leadership and management over the design and implementation as part of a team that delivers information and consulting services to clients.
The Team Lead will lead researchers in research studies within designated budge and timeframe; will also contribute to the new business development process by actively leading or collaborating on proposal development efforts for research projects.
The Team Lead will also identify and assists with building strategic relationships to improve the win rate on research project proposals and bids;
prepares and reviews client research results and will lead financial performance by supervising project budget and costs.
Knowledge & Skill : The ideal Team Leader should have the following knowledge / skills : Working and managerial knowledge of a department, sub-function or sub-business unit and of a technical field Basic understanding of relationships between functions within the company Solid understanding of relevant industry issues Supervisory knowledge, skills & experience Requires extensive training and experience to resolve a wide range of issues Scope of Impact : The Team Leader scope will be, among others : Leads professional or senior administrative employees Assigns and reviews work;
drives and supervises performance and results Spends significant time directing a team that delivers results Solves sophisticated problems and takes new points of view using existing solutions Strategic Planning & Decision Making : As part of the role, the ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities : Makes recommendations that may craft operational strategy Forecasts resource needs and handles allocated budget Sets goals with established business objectives;
uses time and people optimally to meet business plans Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems of a moderately sophisticated nature Adapts traditional approaches to improve existing procedures to resolve issues Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan of sub-business unit or sub-function