Research Executive (Qualitative)

Position Title:

Research Executive

Division/ Department:

Qualitative, Malaysia

Job Description:

The Research Executive will be an effective team member to the business area and division, in the design, set up and management of research projects and administrative tasks. Hence they will learn and master the research basics and undertake project management tasks with supervision and to provide a safe pair of hands.

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)
  • Takes 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
  • 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
  • other advanced techniques and design a competent and fluent discussion guide for most projects
  • 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 (guideline target – 20% of time)
  • 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:

  • 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 communication skills, written and oral
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Good data preparation skills
  • Good client service skills
  • Able to build strong links with the rest of the business
  • Proactive / Self-motivated
  • Able to work effectively in a team and independently

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

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