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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

Qualitative Market Research Manager

Inviting solid market researchers to grow with us! Here’s the person we’re looking for.

We seek someone who:

  • [Compulsory pre-requisite] Has direct qualitative market research experience in Singapore or Malaysia.
  • Experienced in moderating in English, and preferably one other language
  • Passion for good research
  • Seeks to bring out that “+1” for our clients
  • Can lead qualitative projects, end to end
  • Has at least 3 years hands on experience in primary market research

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)

Project Management & Operations Executive (3-6 months contract)

Inviting solid market research Project Management & Operations talents to grow with us! Here’s the person we’re looking for.

We seek someone who:

  • [Compulsory pre-requisite] Has direct market research Project and/or field operations experience
  • [Compulsory pre-requisite] Currently located and eligible to work in Singapore
  • Passion for good research and data quality
  • Seeks to bring out that “+1” for our clients
  • Strong project management skills, resourceful
  • Able to recruit, train and lead a team of field force interviewers

Fieldwork & Operations Executive

Description:

  • Experience in handling data collection for telephone, door-to-door and focus group projects preferred.
  • Organized, detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ensure quality of data collection via methods such as telephone interviews, street intercept, door to door interviews etc
  • Monitor project schedule and deliver quality data in a timely fashion

Other skills that will make you shine as a better candidate will be:

  • Strong knowledge of fieldwork techniques e.g. sampling techniques.
  • Proven experience in hiring, training, and managing a pool of interviewers
  • CATI knowledge will be a plus.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess a Diploma;
  • Be effectively bilingual, in English and Mandarin;
  • Good interpersonal skills; people oriented;
  • Possess strong organizational and project management skills;
  • Responsible, able to work independently, as well as in a team;
  • Ability to work in the evenings and weekends.

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.

China ~ Shanghai Office

Associate Research Director/ Research Director

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Grow existing client relationships and develop new ones to expand the business together
  2. Responsible for Revenue and Profitability Targets
  3. Seek new opportunities by pursuing new client accounts and business opportunities
  4. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview
  5. Manage and mentor teams
  6. Support the continual upgrading of capabilities of staff and company as a whole

Reports to: Singapore-based Managing Director
Also works in partnership with: Singapore-based Senior Directors & Support teams

Detailed responsibilities:

  1. Proposal & Winning Projects
    • Finalize client quotations and be accountable for adherence to costing guidelines and profitability
    • Engage with clients to understand their research needs
    • Steer and add value to the development of research proposals
  2. Research Design
    • Lead in developing overall research approach and study design
  3. Project Management
    • Manage project deployment and oversee progress
    • Moderate Focus Groups independently
    • Conduct in-depth interviews, ethnography, workshops etc.
  4. Analysis and Reporting
    • Steer consulting team for analysis and reporting
    • Recommend appropriate use of Qualitative and Quantitative analysis techniques
    • Review analysis and reports to ensure quality delivery to clients
    • Conduct presentations of research findings
    • Facilitate workshops where required
  5. 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
  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 Projects and Process Ownership
    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new products, new business development or lead generation activities, new processes etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required. We are open to a degree in any discipline, but the following would be an advantage: applied statistics, business administration, sociology, strategic marketing, management, business communications or psychology
  • At least 8-10 years’ hands on experience in primary market research,
  • At least 5 years’ experience in qualitative research, with ability to moderate focus groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and effectively bilingual in English and Chinese
  • Ability to communicate and present to senior client stakeholders
  • A proven track record of delivering superior client experience and a strong aptitude for experience with project quality management.
  • The candidate is expected to display strong people-skills, curiosity and creativity; and can work well in a team environment

Market Research Manager /Associate Research Manager

Overview of Responsibilities

  1. Works with local and Singapore-based Consulting Directors to deliver powerful insights to clients’ research questions
  2. Ensure successful execution of projects under your purview
  3. Develop existing client relationships and develop new ones to grow the business together
  4. Involved in Qualitative and Quantitative projects, end to end
  5. Manage and guide junior researchers and interns

Mid to Long term targets

  1. Manage projects and client relationships independently
  2. Help the company to grow its business by seeking new opportunities and contributing to its growth strategy

Detailed responsibilities:

At Asia Insight, we develop our consultants across a spectrum of Quantitative and Qualitative research practices and in strong project execution.  This ensures that our consultants are well-rounded with solid grounding for future Business management roles.

As such, the candidate needs to be open to undertaking a mix 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 designagreed objectives and design
      • Overall research approach
      • Sample design and weighting methods
      • Research materials such as screeners, questionnaires, discussion guides etc.
    • Develop project materials that are technically sound and in adherence to
  3. Project Execution and management
    • Ensure proper briefing to field and operations team
    • Conduct in-depth interviews/ focus groups etc.
    • Co-facilitate workshops
    • Ensure quality project delivery (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)
    • Analyze raw data with appropriate use of statistical techniques (For quantitative projects)
    • Report writing and storytelling (including charts and written reports to communicate research findings)
    • Conduct presentations of research findings, often to clients’ senior management
  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 Projects and Process Ownership
    • To lead or support in special projects whenever assigned, such as development of new products, new business development or lead generation activities, new processes etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. We are open to a degree in any discipline, but the following would be an advantage: applied statistics, business administration, sociology, strategic marketing, management, business communications or psychology
  • At least 5 years in market research
  • Candidates should ideally be effectively bilingual, in English and Chinese
  • Willingness to travel for projects when required (30-50% travel)
  • The candidate is expected to display strong people-skills, curiosity and creativity; and can work well in a team environment

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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.

If you are interested in joining us, please email to contact_us@asiainsight.com or submit the form below to apply.

 

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