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Minneapolis, MN, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

 This is a position for a Research Manager for Deft Research, an Integrity Company.

 The company location is Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 The job location is open/flexible/remote worker OK.

 It is a permanent full‐time position.

 Salary will be competitive and based on experience; annual bonus based on individual and company performance.


 5+ years of experience/3+ with Master’s. Degree area in market research, quantitative social sciences (psychology, sociology, demography, economics, political science), statistics, public health, or similar preferred

 Demonstrated ability to manage survey projects from start to finish

 Preferably has a background in health insurance/health care/other similar industry like financial services

 Experienced SPSS/SAS/Stata user

 Experience with or understanding of multivariate stats (regression techniques, factor analysis, etc.), segmentation, working with online panel partners

 Knowledge or experience with conjoint or maxdiff is a plus

 Professional experience developing surveys

 Experience working directly with client stakeholders to define research needs, design research, and deliver ctionable reports

 Ability/willingness to learn and/or bring new research approaches to Deft, including statistical methods, sampling approaches, software, or data sources.

 Deft Research is an equal opportunity employer seeking to create a team that is representative of the larger culture and society.

About the Company

Deft Research is the leading resource for timely, reliable health insurance consumer insights and
market information. For over 15 years, the Company has helped health insurance stakeholders
improve their member acquisition, member retention, product development and quality
improvement activities by providing insightful, innovative, and actionable information.
The Company offers survey‐based syndicated, packaged, and custom research products. The
syndicated studies are offered each year and provide insights into the attitudes, opinions and
behaviors of consumers and employer health benefit administrators. Subjects covered by these
studies include shopping, switching, member experience, and digital health. Packaged and custom
research supports health insurance operations including product development, marketing and
sales, quality ratings and member experience improvement.

The company is seeking a Research Manager capable of handling our growing business. Tasks will
include development and production of syndicated reports (one or more per year) and project
management including interaction and communication with clients. Tasks might include survey
design, data analysis, research presentations, and team management. The successful candidate
will be expected to contribute to the company's strategic development.

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