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Senior Research Manager

15 August 2019
Insightrix Research
Canada - Saskatoon

The Senior Research Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing research projects. This includes building and maintaining client relationships, working with clients to understand their research needs and build research approaches, overseeing client projects and presenting finding to clients. The Senior Research Manager leads a group of Research Associates to support their client projects.


  • Lead and conduct quantitative and qualitative research from beginning to end, providing actionable recommendations on next steps
  • Leverage your prior research experience and seek new information to effectively meet client research objectives on a variety of projects which may involve branding positioning/strategy, pricing research, advertising and communications, or customer experience.
  • Manage day-to-day interaction with clients, building rapport and establishing trust in your ability to suggest methodologies and answer research-related questions
  • Execute studies that include objective identification, determine sample sources, review sample plans and create and manage workplans and timelines.
  • Design and develop questionnaires, recruitment screeners, moderator guides, in-depth interview guides and other tools to help collect primary research.
  • Work proactively with internal cross-functional teams such as Data Services to manage projects and solve problems and actively participate on internal committees.
  • Ensure execution of all project activities, which may include moderating focus groups, conducting in-depth interviews and quality checking work.
  • Analyze and interpret data to create in-depth story style reports.
  • Respond to RFPs, prepare proposals, and deliver research design and methodological advice to our clients.
  • Present results to clients both over the telephone and in person.
  • Conduct Insightrix marketing by writing research summaries, case studies, blogs, articles, etc., and participating in key industry conferences as speaker and/or research expert.
  • Direct, lead and provide day to day guidance and coaching to an account team of 2-3 Research Associates


  • A passion for research
  • Postsecondary degree in a related discipline (e.g., business, social science, humanities, economics, math, etc.). A master’s degree is considered an asset.
  • 5+ years market research experience including both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive experience crafting story-driven market research PowerPoint presentations.
  • Experience with one or more the following: MaxDiff, concept, positioning, copy/ad, tracking, pricing, conjoints, driver analysis and segmentation.
  • Strong attention to detail and a sense of urgency.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Experience with Photoshop is a plus.
Salary info:
Contact info:
Insightrix Research Inc.
1 - 3223 Millar Ave.
S7K 5Y3 Saskatoon
Contact: Corrin Harper
Tél.: 3066575645