aug 02, 2019Fulltime
Do you want to influence the decisions of the world's leading multinationals? Are you a recent graduate and ready for an analytically-challenging and rewarding career? Do you have a passionate curiosity about what and why people do what they do? Are you proactive, driven and keen to learn? Join us as a (senior) research analyst! SKIM is a global insights agency helping leading companies thrive by understanding decision making. To stay ahead today, it's critical to know how decisions are made and how the changing environment influences decisions for consumers, healthcare and B2B professionals. We combine decision-behavior know-how with analytical rigor, a thorough understanding of marketing challenges, and innovative research techniques. The result? Practical recommendations clients can use to propel their business forward, online and offline. Your role We are looking for new colleagues to support our Consumer Health and Consumer Goods teams. You will apply a mix of quantitative and qualitative research methods and techniques to answer business questions and marketing problems focusing on communication strategies, product innovation and consumer journeys. Your responsibilities include: Managing and executing all phases of a market research study: questionnaire and discussion guide design, programming, fieldwork coordination, moderation, research analysis of the data and preparation of consultative reports and presentations in line with strategic business issues Consulting clients on their business issues to help optimise marketing communication, product pricing and portfolios, and new product developments Ensuring that the assigned projects are optimally carried out and deadlines are met Ensuring good and efficient collaboration with fieldwork agencies in different countries Independent management of client contact during day-to-day project management Contributing to the improvement of our services, products and innovations Influencing the future of SKIM Qualifications More specifically, we are looking for a dedicated, smart and enthusiastic team player with: Minimum Bachelor's degree in economics, business administration, market research, marketing, life sciences, sociology or psychology Recent graduate (0-2 years of experience). Note that experience is not a must - we value potential over experience Strong analytical skills Keen interest in quantitative and qualitative market research methodologies Excellent written and oral communication skills in English Proactive attitude expressed in extracurricular activities Internationally-minded Ability to quickly adapt to a complex, dynamic environment Independent, yet a team player Our Offer SKIM is an equal opportunity employer and offers a flexible working environment. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes the following: Company pension scheme Annual performance-based and profit-sharing bonus Regular team outings and events Annual team-building day High value placed on taking initiative and ownership Open, communicative work environment Flat organisational structure Work / life balance Casual dress code Great passionate colleagues Company pension scheme Active training programs in place, many of which are guided on-the-job training At SKIM we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset we are committed to their future development and provide the opportunity to create a career that fits the aspirations of each individual. We have active training programs in place, many of which are trainings on the job. Additional information Please note that only complete applications consisting of a resume and cover letter in English will be considered (noting locations of interest). Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are invited to the first round selection process will be further contacted (this may take 1-3 weeks). Thank you for your understanding.