Research Executive (Connect)

Position Title:

Research Executive

Division/ Department:

Connect, Malaysia

Job Description:

The Senior Research Executive will be at the heart of our work with clients, supporting our chosen business area(s) and division in the design, set up and management of research projects, to run commissioned projects as an effective project manager, ensuring the execution of the agreed proposals and materials meet specifications and to continue to learn and master research skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide quotes for and run small projects; know the ropes
  • Demonstrate awareness of the financial status of jobs and the impact of one’s actions on profitability (budget vs. spend)
  • Take control of one’s job problems and standard of work, seeking assistance as required
  • Work the data; check simple data accurately and make logical recommendations
  • Draft basic proposals, reports and presentations, displaying appropriate knowledge for experience level
  • Interpret group findings on basic projects, draw conclusions and write reports from charted analysis (qualitative research only)
  • Take notes for senior moderators, moderate basic groups competently and contribute to group debriefings. Start to use projective and other advanced techniques and design a competent and fluent discussion guide for most projects (qualitative research only)
  • Maintain client relationships by liaising effectively with clients on project-related information and progress updates/preparing weekly reports; measure to be set through review process
  • Learn and demonstrate high standards of client service
  • Abide by the quality excellence procedures and apply them effectively
  • Develop product knowledge and champion it
  • Keep abreast of current trends within market research, in order to develop personal skills/knowledge base
  • Keenness to learn and proactive about self-development and development of others

Pre-requisites:

  • Degree in Business, Social Science, Statistics or related studies
  • Previous market research exposure an advantage
  • Knowledge of basic statistics an advantage
  • Experience in questionnaire design, table specifications and project management essential for established positions
  • Good data preparation skills
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Good client service skills
  • Able to build strong links with the rest of the business
     

Interested applicants, kindly email your detailed resume to recruitment.malaysia@ipsos.com

We seek your understanding that only shortlisted candidates would be notified.