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What Asia Insight is, has always been about its people.

It is our people who fuel the company’s growth and success, and with their dedicated engagement, commitment and passion, they continue to add value to quality work that we produce. It is an on-going priority at Asia Insight to focus on attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent, to fuel our strong pool of talented researchers.

While we learn and grow from experiences as a partnership, we are constantly on the lookout for individuals with the thirst to learn, the perseverance to overcome challenges, and last but not least, the ability to work as a unit.

It is our people that make what Asia Insight is today.

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Singapore Office

Senior Research Manager

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview
  2. Develop existing client relationships so as to gain a bigger share of the Market Research
  3. Lead in Qualitative & Quantitative projects, end to end
  4. Seek new opportunities by pursuing new client accounts and business opportunities
  5. Manage and mentor teams

Detailed responsibilities

Asia Insight practices cross Qual-Quant training and project execution to ensure our consultants are well-rounded with solid grounding for future Business management roles.

As such, the candidate needs to be open to undertaking an amount of Quantitative work. As we are recruiting a Qualitative expert, the candidate will be spending most of his or her time on Qualitative projects, where possible.

Assessment on performance will be pegged to level of experience, hence if the candidate is less experienced in quantitative work, the expectations will be set accordingly.

  1. Proposal Writing
    • Take research brief from clients
    • Write research proposals in a value added manner
    • Obtain quotes from vendors
    • When working with Directors, to work out client quotations for approval
    • When leading the project, to finalize client quotations and be accountable for adherence to costing guidelines and profitability
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of proposal writing
  2. Research Design
    • Propose or lead in research design
      • Overall research approach
      • Sample design
      • Research materials such as screeners, questionnaires, discussion guides etc
    • Vett project materials to ensure technical correctness and adherence to agreed objectives and design
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of research design
  3. Project Execution and management
    • Ensure proper briefing into field
    • Lead and Conduct in-depth interviews/ focus groups etc
    • Track deployment of fieldwork to ensure quality data gathering
    • Ensure quality project management– g. monitor fieldwork progress, vendor management etc
    • Conduct desk research
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of project execution and management
  4. Analysis and Reporting
    • Setup and conduct data analysis (table extraction, going through transcripts, recordings etc)
    • When leading a project, to steer consulting team directionally in analysis
    • Propose analysis framework(s)
    • Suggest the appropriate use of advanced analytics, sampling and weighting (for quantitative projects)
    • Oversee charting and data extraction to ensure accuracy and meeting of requirements
    • Report writing
    • Conduct presentations of research findings
    • Co-facilitate workshops where required
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of analysis and reporting
  5. Client management
    • Key client contact point during the course of proposals and projects
    • Assist in managing, developing and growing existing key accounts
  6. Mentorship
    • Mentoring of junior consultants (line reporting and within project teams)
      • Research skills
      • Other aspects of professional development
    • Conduct orientation/ training sessions
    • Others as appropriate
  7. Special Project and Process Ownership
    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new syndicated study, developing of website, championing certain products, new processes etc
    • To ensure compliance with company policies and processes
    • To suggest and lead the setting up or refinement of company policies and processes

Requirements:

  • Candidates should ideally be effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; in applied statistics, sociology, strategic marketing, communications or psychology
  • At least 4 years hands on experience in primary market research
  • Able to moderate focus groups in English and a preferably in a 2nd language (e.g., Mandarin/ Malay)

Part-time Market Research Interviewer

Looking for interviewers who are looking to work in non-office based environment as freelance interviewers:

    • If you like to interact with people to find out their opinions on various topics.
  • Subject to project requirements and deadlines, you will have the opportunity to work flexibility work at your own time and pace.

Typically, 2 weeks – 1 month given to complete each job assignment.

Requirements

    • Comfortable talking to people you just met
  • Reliable, responsible with integrity to complete assignment as per instructions and on time

Training & briefing will be provided @ our office before the start of every project.

Part-Time Data Entry Clerk / Validator

Responsibilities of Data entry clerk

  • Enter data from  Questionnaire (Hardcopy) into in-house program or Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Verify data and correct data where necessary
  • Check completed work for accuracy

Responsibilities of Validator

  • Able to communicate in at least 2 languages (English/Mandarin/Malay)
  • Contact respondent by telephone to verify the data provided in the data are accurate.
  • Verify data and correct data where necessary
  • Handle respondent questions

Requirements for above:

    • Minimum GCE ‘O’ Levels & above
    • Eligible to work in Singapore
    • Basic computer skills such as knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
    • Reliable, responsible with integrity to complete assignment as per instructions and on time
    • Comply with data integrity and security policies
  • Training & briefing will be provided at our office before the start of every project.

Research Consultant/ Senior Research Consultant

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview.
  2. Be active in looking for opportunities to develop existing client relationships so as to gain a bigger share of the Market Research budget.
  3. Involved in Qualitative projects, end to end
  4. Manage and mentor interns

Detailed responsibilities

Please note that at Asia Insight, we practice cross Qual-Quant training and project execution to ensure our consultants are well-rounded with solid grounding for future Business management roles. As such, the candidate needs to be open to undertaking an equal of Quantitative and Qualitative research work.

1.   Proposal Writing

    • Take research brief from clients
    • Write research proposals in a value added manner
    • Obtain quotes from vendors
    • When working with Directors, to work out client quotations for approval
  • Finalize client quotations and be accountable for adherence to costing guidelines and profitability

2.   Research Design

  • Propose and/or lead in research design

−    Overall research approach
−    Sample design
−    Research materials such as screeners, questionnaires, discussion guides etc.

  • Vet project material to ensure technical correctness and adherence to agreed objectives and design

3.   Project Execution and management

    • Ensure proper briefing into field
    • Conduct (and in time, to lead) in-depth interviews/ focus groups etc.
    • Track deployment of fieldwork to ensure quality data gathering
    • Ensure quality project management– e.g. monitor fieldwork progress, vendor management etc.
  • Conduct desk research

4.   Analysis and Reporting

    • Setup and conduct data analysis (table extraction, going through transcripts, recordings etc.)
    • Propose analysis framework(s)
    • Suggest the appropriate use of advanced analytics, sampling and weighting (For quantitative projects)
    • Oversee charting and data extraction to ensure accuracy and meeting of requirements
    • Report writing
    • Conduct presentations of research findings
  • Co-facilitate workshops where required

5.   Client management

    • Key client contact point during the course of proposals and projects
  • Assist in managing, developing and growing existing key accounts

6.   Special Project and Process Ownership

    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new syndicated study, developing of website, championing certain products, new processes etc.
    • To ensure compliance with company policies and processes
  • To suggest and lead the setting up or refinement of company policies and processes

Requirements :

    • Bachelor’s degree required; in applied statistics, sociology, strategic marketing, communications or psychology
    • At least 2 years hands on experience in primary market research
    • Candidates should ideally be effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin/Malay/Tamil.(to liaise with associates)
  • Able to moderate focus groups in a 2nd language (Mandarin/Malay/Tamil)(in view of business communications)

Associate Director / Director

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview.
  2. Develop existing client relationships so as to gain a bigger share of the Market Research budget.
  3. Seek new opportunities by pursuing new client accounts and business opportunities
  4. Manage and mentor teams
  5. Support the continual upgrading of capabilities of staff and company as a whole
  6. Help the company to grow its business by seeking new opportunities and contributing to its’ growth strategy.

Detailed responsibilities

  1. Proposal Writing
    • Take research brief from clients
    • Steer and add value to the development of research proposals
    • Oversee the process of obtaining quotes from vendors
    • Finalize client quotations and be accountable for adherence to costing guidelines and profitability
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of proposal writing
  1. Research Design
    • Lead in developing research design
  • Overall research approach
  • Sample design
  • Research materials such as screeners, questionnaires, discussion guides etc
    • Ensure design supports requirements (where relevant) of advanced analytics, sampling and weighting, projective techniques etc
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of research design
  1. Project Execution and management
    • Ensure proper briefing into field
    • Oversee project deployment of fieldwork and project management (such as tracking of fieldwork progress, vendor management etc
    • Attend/ conduct in-depth) to ensure quality data gathering
    • Conduct Interviews/ focus groups etc when required
    • Mentor juniors in all aspects of project execution and management
  1. Analysis and Reporting
    • Steer consulting team directionally in analysis
    • Recommend the appropriate use of advanced analytics, sampling and weighting (for quantitative projects)
    • Review analysis and reports to ensure quality deliverables
    • Conduct presentations of research findings
    • Facilitate workshops where required
    • Mentor and train juniors in all aspects of analysis and reporting
  1. Client management
    • Manage client relationship during the course of proposals and projects
    • Manage, develop and grow existing key accounts
    • Seek out opportunities to enter  new  accounts and business opportunities related to Marketing and Research
  1. Mentorship
  • Mentoring of junior consultants (line reporting and within project teams)
    • Research skills
    • Other aspects of professional development
    • Conduct orientation/ training sessions
    • Others as appropriate
  1. Special Project and Process Ownership
    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new products, syndicated studies, processes and communications etc
    • To ensure compliance with company policies and processes

Requirements:

  • Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication, and effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; in applied statistics, sociology, strategic marketing, communications or psychology
  • Has 6-8 years hands on experience in primary market research, especially qualitative research, with ability to moderate focus groups in both English and Mandarin

Fieldwork Executive / Field Project Manager

Fieldwork Executive/ Field Project Manager

  1. Experienced in handling data collection for telephone, door-to-door and focus group projects preferred.
  2. Ensure quality of data collection via methods such as telephone interviews, street intercept, door to door interviews etc
  3. Monitor project schedule and deliver quality data in a timely fashion

Snapshots of our ideal candidate

  1. Has direct market research field operational experience in Singapore
  2. Effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin
  3. Currently located and eligible to work in Singapore
  4. Possess strong organizational and project management skills; resourceful
  5. Has good interpersonal skills; people and details oriented
  6. Able to recruit, train and lead a team of field force interviewers

Project Executive (12 months contract)

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Project Handling and Management – Ensure successful execution of tasks and project under your purview
  2. People Management – Work closely with peers and colleagues in other departments to support projects and ensure the smooth completion of project within timeline and client expectations

Detailed responsibilities

  1. Project Execution and management:
    • Oversee project deployment of fieldwork and project management
    • Follow-up on progress with target respondents
    • On-ground checks of data to ensure quality data gathering
  2. Database management
    • Sourcing of new target respondents via secondary online research
    • Capture and update of data in the database
  3. Support to Consulting Team
    • Support in Basic Analysis and Reporting as directed by Research Directors and Consultants
  4. Administrative aspects of the job:
    • Attend to in-coming calls from target respondents
    • Administrative work for project handled (Prepare document e.g. authorization & invitation letter, questionnaires, email blasting etc.)
    • Update progress report chart

Requirement

  • Possess a Diploma
  • Individuals with experience in project management preferred;
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

Interested candidates, please write in to:
Hiring Manager
Email: contact_us@asiainsight.com

China ~ Shanghai Office

Research Consultant/ Senior Research Consultant

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview
  2. Be active in looking for opportunities to develop existing client relationships so as to gain a bigger share of the Market Research budget
  3. Involved in Quantitative and some qualitative projects, end to end
  4. Manage and mentor interns

Detailed responsibilities:

Please note that at Asia Insight, we practice cross Qual-Quant training and project execution to ensure our consultants are well-rounded with solid grounding for future Business management roles. As such, the candidate needs to be open to undertaking an equal of Quantitative and Qualitative research work.

  1. Proposal Writing
    • Take research brief from clients
    • Write research proposals in a value added manner
    • Obtain quotes from vendors
    • When working with Directors, to work out client quotations for approval
    • Finalize client quotations and be accountable for adherence to costing guidelines and profitability
  2. Research Design
    • Propose and/or lead in research design
      • Overall research approach
      • Sample design
      • Research materials such as screeners, questionnaires, discussion guides etc.
    • Vet project material to ensure technical correctness and adherence to agreed objectives and design
  3. Project Execution and management
    • Ensure proper briefing into field
    • Conduct (and in time, to lead) in-depth interviews/ focus groups etc.
    • Track deployment of fieldwork to ensure quality data gathering
    • Ensure quality project management – e.g. monitor fieldwork progress, vendor management etc.
    • Conduct desk research
  4. Analysis and Reporting
    • Setup and conduct data analysis (table extraction, going through transcripts, recordings etc.)
    • Propose analysis framework (s)
    • Suggest the appropriate use of advanced analytics, sampling and weighting (For quantitative projects)
    • Oversee charting and data extraction to ensure accuracy and meeting of requirements
    • Report writing
    • Conduct presentations of research findings
    • Co-facilitate workshops where required
  5. Client Management
    • Key client contact point during the course of proposals and projects
    • Assist in managing, developing and growing existing key accounts
  6. Special Project and Process Ownership
    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new syndicated study, developing of website, championing certain products, new processes etc.
    • To ensure compliance with company policies and processes
    • To suggest and lead the setting up or refinement of company policies and processes

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; in applied statistics, sociology, strategic marketing, communications or psychology
  • At least 2 years hands on experience in primary market research
  • Candidates should ideally be effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin

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Asia Insight is built on a dedicated team of consultants and support staff, led by experienced leaders who constantly nurture as well as seek to maintain the atmosphere of a dynamic environment. Our people come from a variety of skills and backgrounds that forms a talented team ready to help improve our clients’ business performance.

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