Research Consultant

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Cadence Pertuset

cadence.pertuset@gmail.com | (416) 823-5737 | Billings, MT

Summary


I am a research consultant with over 5 years of experience conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis to support organizational decision-making. I have a strong background in both the public and private sector, having worked with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. I am an expert in data mining, statistical analysis, and creating presentations that effectively communicate findings to diverse audiences. My skills include being able to work independently as well as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously, and delivering high-quality results under tight deadlines.

Experience


Senior Research Consultant at Big Sky Market Research, MTMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 6 research consultants in conducting market analysis for a new product launch which resulted in sales that were 20% higher than the company’s projections.
  • Researched and wrote a white paper on industry best practices that was published by the client, resulting in increased visibility for the company.
  • Conducted extensive customer interviews to understand needs and pain points around potential new features for an existing product line, leading to development of 2 new successful products.
  • Led qualitative research efforts (focus groups, one-on-one interviews) with physicians and patients regarding current treatments for diabetes, informing development of novel therapeutic approaches that are currently being patented.
  • Managed all aspects of quantitative market research projects from design through fieldwork to reporting/delivery; oversaw data collection (online surveys), cleaned and analyzed data using SPSS, created PowerPoint presentations with key findings/recommendations.

Research Consultant at The Polling Company, MTSep 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Led a team of 4 research consultants in conducting market analysis for a new product launch, which resulted in increased sales by 25%.
  • Conducted primary and secondary research to develop insights on customer needs and preferences, which led to the development of 3 new products that were successfully launched.
  • Authored a white paper on industry best practices that was published in an international journal.
  • Presented findings from a 6-month long study on the impact of social media marketing at a national conference.
  • Managed all aspects of 20+ client projects from start to finish, ensuring that all deliverables met or exceeded expectations.
  • Wrote proposals for new business opportunities that generated $1M+ in annual revenue.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Montana State UniversityAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to communicate with people, how to understand their feelings and emotions, and how to help them deal with their problems.

Skills


  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Data interpretation
  • Report writing
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management

Moira Buisman

moira.buisman@gmail.com | (158) 247-5855 | Chicago, IL

Summary


Over five years of experience as a research consultant. Skilled in conducting research, writing reports, and presenting findings. Experienced in working with clients to identify needs and deliverables. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience


Senior Research Consultant at Ipsos, ILMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 research analysts in conducting primary and secondary research for a major cosmetics company, which resulted in the development of 3 new products that generated $12 million in sales within the first year.
  • Conducted extensive market analysis for a leading pharmaceutical company, which led to the launch of 2 successful new drugs and increased market share by 5%.
  • Successfully managed all aspects of 15 large-scale qualitative and quantitative research projects from proposal through to final report stage, with project budgets ranging from $50k-$1M.
  • Authored over 50 detailed reports containing actionable insights based on original data gathered via surveys, interviews, focus groups etc., across a wide range of industries including healthcare, retail/consumer goods, technology etc.
  • Regularly presented findings internally at senior management level as well as externally to clients (including C-level executives), often resulting in changes to strategy/direction based on recommendations made.

Research Consultant at GfK, ILJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 4 research analysts in conducting extensive market analysis for a new product launch, which resulted in uncovering key insights and helping the client increase their market share by 12%.
  • Conducted primary research with 100+ C-level executives across various industries to understand trends and challenges in data management, which led to the development of a white paper that was widely circulated within the industry.
  • Authored 5 papers on big data analytics that were published in leading academic journals, resulting in an increase in visibility for the company’s research department.
  • Presented findings from a 6-month long study on social media marketing trends at a national conference, which generated interest from potential clients and helped establish the company as thought leaders in this space.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Psychology at University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSep 2013 - May 2017

Through my studies, I have learned how to effectively communicate with people, how to conduct research, and how to think critically.

Skills


  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Data interpretation
  • Report writing
  • Project management
  • Time management