Market Research Lead Consultant

    • Kaiser Permanente
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 141,700.00 - 183,260.00 per year
Full Time


Process improvement
Market research
Data Analysis
Data collection
Qualitative Analysis
Vendor relationships
Knowledge management
Knowledge sharing
Health care
Vendor development
Public health
Social Sciences
Business operations
Market analysis
Information gathering
Business acumen
Data structure
Data Visualization
Trend analysis
Project management
Qualitative Research
Quantitative research
Analytical skill

Job Details

Job Summary:

Uses various resources to scope, draft, design, and implement complex market research projects in alignment with business strategies. Facilitates research and data analysis by assuming responsibility for primary and secondary data collection, constructing and managing highly complex datasets, performing complex quantitative and qualitative analyses, and proactively cultivating vendor relationships. Communicates findings by providing tailored recommendations, generating reports and presentations from several sources, and presenting findings persuasively through storytelling to influence decision-makers. Collaborates with senior management to develop and refine research priorities and strategies, acts as a thought partner to inform business questions, and fosters stakeholder relationships to understand their complex business needs. Supports knowledge management efforts by identifying new methodologies, testing their usage, and leading knowledge-sharing initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Promotes learning in others by communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; builds relationships with cross-functional stakeholders. Listens, responds to, seeks, and addresses performance feedback; provides actionable feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentors junior team members. Practices self-leadership; creates and executes plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; influences team members within assigned team or unit. Adapts to competing demands and new responsibilities; adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback. Models team collaboration within and across teams.

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promotes adherence to all procedures and policies. Partners internally and externally to make effective business decisions; determines and carries out processes and methodologies; solves complex problems; escalates high-priority issues or risks, as appropriate; monitors progress and results. Develops work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; coordinates and delegates resources to accomplish organizational goals. Recognizes and capitalizes on improvement opportunities; evaluates recommendations made; influences the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Communicates market research findings by: providing tailored recommendations and solutions based on business needs and synthesized from multiple sources (market findings, advanced knowledge of current health care research trends, etc.); tailoring reports and presentations from several sources to an acceptable level for diverse and target audiences and tying to larger market trends; and communicating and presenting findings persuasively through compelling storytelling and market insights to influence decision-makers.

  • Supports the development of knowledge by: identifying new research methodologies and developing new projects that test the new methodologies; and overseeing tasks for knowledge-sharing platforms, identifying gaps in knowledge, understanding when knowledge is obsolete, leading external knowledge sharing (conferences, trainings, etc.) and championing this information so it is accessible to others.

  • Develops market research projects by: using various resources to estimate and evaluate the size, scope, costs, and priority of complex research projects and identifying cross-functional synergies, business line and research knowledge gaps, or ties to other strategic initiatives; and designing and implementing methodology and analysis plans to test hypotheses in line with business strategies for multiple diverse stakeholders.

  • Facilitates market research by: proactively cultivating vendor relationships, gaining a deeper understanding of options available, and developing criteria for vendor selection; assuming responsibility for primary and secondary data collection with internal teams and vendors, and identifying and setting standards of best practices to ensure quality data and improvement of response rates; constructing and managing highly complex datasets to develop analytical frameworks required for analyzing complex market and competitor trends; and performing complex quantitative and qualitative analyses and identifying alternative hypotheses with advanced knowledge in one or more specialty areas of data analysis and in line with business partner needs.

  • Manages stakeholder relationships by: collaborating with senior management to develop and refine key research priorities and strategies and acting as a thought partner in providing insights to inform business questions; and fostering trusting relationships with stakeholders to understand and monitor the business environment and their complex business needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Economics, Market Research, Marketing, Mathematics, Public Health, Social Sciences, Statistics, or related field AND minimum eight (8) years of experience in business operations, market research, market analysis, research, or a directly related field OR minimum eleven (11) years of experience in business operations, market research, market analysis, research, or a directly related field.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Information Gathering; Business Acumen; Storytelling; Applied Data Analysis; Data Structures; Data Visualization Tools; Trend Analysis; Knowledge Management; Market Research; Stakeholder Insights; Managing Complexity; Project Management; Methodological Appropriateness; Qualitative Research Methods; Quantitative Research Methods; Research Writing; Presentation Skills; Business Process Improvement

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year(s) of experience managing operational or project budgets.
  • Three (3) years of experience in designing, conducting, analyzing, and presenting market research.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Regional Admin Tower Additional Locations:

San Diego
Renton Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Remote Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Market Research Department: Po/Ho Corp - HP PROD-MRKTG Resrch & Analyss - 7016 Pay Range: $141700 - $183260 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.