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Research Director

Singapore Research Consulting Services
Your role

What is it about

As a Research Director in our Singapore office, you are part of a team of passionate marketers and researchers who are determined to bring the voice of consumers into the heart of our clients’ businesses. Through your passion for online market research and keen eye for qualitative insights, you inspire marketers of cool and leading companies. You are responsible for the commercial development of the office. Being close to the customer and their challenges, you convince them of the added value that InSites Consulting can bring to their business. At all times, you undertake appropriate action to keep on exceeding customer expectations and delivering a first-class service. Thanks to your in-depth industry expertise, you build a long-term partnership with your customers, providing them with actionable and advanced marketing recommendations which have an impact on their decision-making and leverage their business. As part of a team, you share your marketing (research) expertise with your colleagues. You act as a source of inspiration and actively develop and support internal knowledge transfer. Moreover, you apply your coaching skills to motivate and guide project teams.
Your responsibilities

What you'll do

  • Accountable for the complete set-up, organisation and execution of market research studies
  • Translating business problems into concrete and actionable research designs and methods
  • Developing insightful reports based on the research consultants’ analysis and on both quantitative and qualitative research techniques
  • Presenting recommendations to customers and animating creative client workshops where, together with the client team, you transform insights and recommendations into a concrete action plan
  • Identifying and pursuing business opportunities for existing accounts as well as towards new prospects
  • Developing and delivering convincing proposals to customers
  • Responsible for an existing portfolio of accounts, as well as further developing existing accounts
Your profile

What you'll bring

We are looking for someone who has 7+ years’ experience in consumer research, brand insights and/or corporate/ strategic consulting. We value expertise and passion for qualitative research projects, reflected in designing, executing and analysing research and highly consultative projects or proposals. You have a demonstrated ability to grow accounts by providing an excellent client experience and the ability to manage multiple projects independently.

Why this is(n't) for you

  • You are a strong relationship builder with senior client stakeholders, directly managing key senior client relationships and working closely with them on a daily basis
  • You think on your feet, seeing all the angles to best position our platform to fit a client’s project needs
  • You are a natural problem solver and trusted advisor to clients, never shy of presenting a point of view to deliver on client objectives
  • Coaching and guiding colleagues makes you nervous
  • You do not trust your experience and instinct
  • You prefer slides in bullet-point black-and-white style
Our offer

What’s in it for you

We believe the best work comes from happy people.
Here are just a few of the professional and personal benefits you’ll experience at InSites Consulting.
Can’t get enough? Check out more of our favorite company & team perks!

Pay & benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexi benefits
  • Bonus plan based on company and team performance
  • WeWork office space with meeting rooms, free coffee & beverages, play room, shower facilities, etc.
  • Happy moments celebrated

A great place to work

Hear from the team

“I’m co-leading our Media & Entertainment research team and as every team within the business, we are a company in the company. We have the liberty to decide which clients we work for, which subsectors we go after, decide on the strategy, how we meet our objectives and also how we design and deliver projects.”

Vincent Konings, Research Team Director

The biggest thing that I truly love about InSites Consulting is how inclusive the company is; they are very people-cultured so you’re coming into a family of people that truly just care about each other.”

Puleng Thutlwa, Junior Research Consultant

One of the things that’s always been really great at InSites Consulting is the career path. I started as a Junior Researcher, and I worked my way up through the ranks, and this has given me the opportunity to coach people, lead accounts, be a team lead, input into company strategy.

Kev Lacey, Research Development Director

InSites Consulting provides great opportunities for growth, based on your desired career path and your skills. We are a group of friendly and fun people to work with, and we help each other out to achieve our goals.

Iuliana Rus, Project Manager

As soon as you join InSites Consulting, you are immediately allocated to your coach. A coach to help you settle within the organization, but also to help with both your personal and career-related issues. The organization puts you in the driver’s set of your career. You determine whether you are ready for a promotion or not.

Honest Muchabaiwa, Senior Data Analyst
Our location

Where you'll work

Our selection process

What to expect when you apply

  • Our recruiting team will review your application and follow up on whether we’ll move forward with your application or not.

  • We will take the time to learn more about you and share more details about the career opportunity.

  • In this stage, we will combine a skill-and-knowledge test (related to the role you are applying for) with an interview, with two of your future team members.

  • You will meet your soon-to-be Team Leader.

  • After a positive evaluation, you receive an offer. In other cases, we always provide candidates with thoughtful feedback.

Are we a match?

Join the team!

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