Manager, Market Research and Insights
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Life Science Company
Saint Louis, MO
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Req # 500420
Fortune 100 Company is looking for:
POSITION: Manager, Market Research and Insights
LOCATION: St. Louis Missouri or Tewksbury Massachusetts
SALARY: Negotiable based on Location and Experience
DEGREE: BSRequired, MBA preferred
EXPERIENCE: 5 Years experience Market and Customer Insights, preferably with exposure to international/global
RELOCATION: Relocation Package Available
SPONSORSHIP: Will Not Consider Sponsorship/H1B Candidates
Client is looking for a Manager, Market Research and Insights. This individual will provide Global strategic insights/guidance to customers, including senior management, utilizing primary and secondary resources and advanced analytic techniques.
Manage and analyze secondary market research and manage primary market research studies in response to critical business questions.
Study internal and external information to help company make informed decisions about its market.
Work cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals.
Conduct and consolidate critical components of annual market assessment processes including but not limited to: market analysis by competitor, geography, and key segments; cross- functional assumption alignment for market assessment; management review presentations; regularly perform market updates based on analysis.
Prepare executive level summaries and present key assumptions, findings and observations along with actionable information to inform strategic decisions.
Analyze competitor performance and growth, profitability trends
Planning and Management of customer research projects
Education and experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required; advanced degree a plus but not required.
5+ years of related experience (such as market research, finance, and/or commercial) to satisfactorily meet the skills and responsibilities of the position.
Candidate / incumbent should possess the following:
Solid understanding of various market research methodologies and ability to interpret research findings and synthesize them into actionable business recommendations
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional teams
Ability to gain respect and credibility by all levels of the organization
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
Comfortable with presenting and making recommendations to senior management
Must be able to challenge peers and individuals in higher positions
Ability to lead people and organizations without having direct authority over them
High level of integrity and good teamwork skills
Attention to detail and the ability to interpret and communicate information effectively are key for success in the role.
Must have high knowledge of data sources and a demonstrated ability to use these sources to conduct analysis for ad-hoc and urgent requests for market insights.