Project Lead

Grail Insights is a strategic insights consultancy that helps clients seize opportunities and respond decisively to market change by applying insights to any aspect of their business. In 2006, Grail Insights was founded as the research arm of a strategic consultancy firm. We are now an independent and rare hybrid: a global insights partner with deep consulting roots. We offer sales, marketing, and strategic expertise across multiple industries including Consumer & Retail, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrial, Professional Services, Technology & Telecom, and Travel & Tourism.

Our extensive research spans a wide range of industries, geographies, and languages with 250+ assignments executed in 40+ industries across 130+ countries in 35+ languages every year. We are an immensely talented team, with our offices and networks available worldwide.

We are a corporate member of the Insights Association, maintain ISO certifications for process quality and data security, and comply with GDPR regulation.


The Role

Grail is poised for an explosive growth phase hence, we are significantly ramping-up operations in all our business verticals. We are looking for a seasoned professional with expansive Strategy Research and Insights experience and a Consulting mindset. The candidate will play an instrumental role in servicing the surge in demand without losing time and quality.

The designation will be Project Lead and the reporting will be to the Group Head. Directors are a part of the Leadership team at Grail, and are expected to own client relationships, subject matter expertise and quality execution on multiple engagements.


  • Graduate/Post Graduate with relevant research/advisory/consulting experience hired through lateral hiring
  • Post Graduate from a Tier 1 B school along with 4-7 years of overall experience in any industry.


Project Management

  • Having emerging expertise in one or more content area or categories
  • Managing a project, end-to-end, and supporting Client Servicing Officers (CSOs) in drafting client proposals
  • Making significant contributions to the design of the analytical approach and work plan
  • Being responsible for smooth project operations – overall project quality and productivity of teams

Client Management

  • Understanding the client objective and managing client expectations on projects along with the Project Manager/CSO
  • Leading client calls wherever required

People Management

  • Managing a project team – providing regular feedback and offer step-up opportunities (where applicable) to team members on projects
  • Mentoring individuals, apart from project teams, in their career and professional aspiration

Other Initiatives

  • Participating in organization-improvement initiatives and activities such as knowledge management
  • Conducting skill-based internal training sessions independently
  • Helping the organization in scaling up by actively participating in recruitment drives at the premises or on campus
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is part of Grail’s DNA and Associates are encouraged to participate in our various CSR initiatives and opportunities. We have a long term association giving back to the communities in which we live and work, and an ongoing commitment to positively impact in areas such as education, healthcare, social awareness and the environment

Responsibility for Onsite Project Lead:

  • Being at the same location as clients, engaging with clients independently in personal meetings or calls
  • Participating actively in Business Development activities independently or with the Director
  • This includes talking to potential client contacts or meeting with them

No. of open positions: 8

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