Project Manager (Primary Quantitative Research)

Grail Insights (www.grailinsights.com) began as the research arm of a strategic consultancy. We are now an independent and rare hybrid: a global insights partner with deep consulting roots. We are at our best when pushed to go beyond the bounds of typical research engagements. Our clients demand answers to their most pressing business challenges. But more than that, they want agility, action and implementation.

That's where we part ways with the limits of lumbering mega-consultancies and the tunnel vision of traditional market research. Grail cares deeply about results beyond the standard PowerPoint deliverable. We are 250 wickedly insightful analysts, consultants, marketing scientists, technologists, data scientists and senior client services officers worldwide, ready to help you identify and seize opportunity, counter threats, and take your business forward.


The Role

Grail is poised for an explosive growth phase hence; we are significantly ramping-up operations. Our Quantitative Research and Analytics team that services all our key verticals is witnessing a significant surge in work volume. We are looking for a seasoned professional with expert knowledge in this field and a Strategy Consulting mindset. The candidate will play an instrumental role in servicing the increased demand without losing time and quality.

The designation will be Project Manager – Quantitative Research and Analytics and the reporting will be to the Director QRA.


Project Delivery:

  • Design research studies using a variety of primary research methodologies and analytical techniques.
  • Lead / participate in telephonic or in-person hypothesis gathering sessions, and moderate client discussions.
  • Deliver projects and execute task such as analytical planning, survey analysis, expert interview moderation, generation of insights from research data, etc.
  • Prepare realistic work plans, and lead a team to conduct research as per standard industry protocols.
  • Prepare client deliverables(Power Point reports,research instruments, etc.) for quality and consistency with the original scope/ research objectives.
  • Develop PowerPoint presentation to assure effective storytelling, and present insights to clients

Sales Support:

  • Support new business development effort with timely materials to showcase our experience and thinking around client problems.


  • MBA / Post-Graduation from a reputed Management Institute.
  • 8-10 years of experience in delivering strategic insights engagements across industries involving quantitative research techniques.
  • Solid experience in leading project-based engagements and delivering findings to senior client stakeholders
  • High proficiency in designing and leading engagements for segmentation studies, brand tracking exercises, concept evaluation studies, choice-based task studies, purchase process research, satisfaction, pricing research and any other usage and attitude studies.
  • Expertise in leading analytical planning for an engagement, developing research instruments, designing survey samples, managing vendors, delivering insights and presenting recommendations to the clients.
  • Exposure in managing fieldwork using multiple data collection methodologies – Online, F2F, CAPI, Intercept surveys, mystery shopping etc.
  • Expertise in using advanced analytical techniques such as Conjoint Analysis, MaxDiff Analysis, Segmentation, Regression, Modelling etc.
  • Hands-on experience in using multiple statistical tools such as SPSS, Advanced Excel, other tabulation and analysis tools.
  • Exposure of managing profitability of accounts, and driving revenue growth through Account Farming and Business Development support.
  • Hands-on approach and must work as an Individual Contributor as and when required.
Project Manager (Primary Quantitative Research)
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