Who we are A research leader to understand the world Ipsos is one of the world's largest survey-based research group and is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1999. We have over 16,000 full time employees working in offices in more than 84 countries worldwide. We explore market potential and...

Who we are

A research leader to understand the world

Ipsos is one of the world's largest survey-based research group and is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1999. We have over 16,000 full time employees working in offices in more than 84 countries worldwide.

We explore market potential and market trends. We test products and advertising. We help our clients build long term relationships with customers. We study audiences and their perceptions of various media. We measure public opinion trends around the globe.

To cope with our rapid expansion in Hong Kong and Greater China region, we are now inviting applications for the following position.

Research Manager (Qualitative - Ethnography)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education
Location Causeway Bay
Employment type
Industry Research / Survey
Job function Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Market Research
Published On 26/09/2016

Role Objective / Purpose

This role of Research Manager is fully responsible for client projects to ensure all activities of projects are completed and presented, by maintaining and enhancing client relationships, contributes to business development.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide all-round project design skills in design, supervision and delivery of clients projects to ensure meaningful and value-added findings are generated from projects.
  • Manage, supervise, and conduct qualitative market research and ethnography projects on a daily basis to deliver outstanding services to clients.
  • Assist senior members in preparing winning proposals and review costing to ensure competitiveness.
  • Travel to fieldwork observation and moderation is required (i.e. willing to travel within the region). Provide high quality moderation for different qualitative methodologies, including focus groups and in-depth interviews.
  • Design report and write conclusions with strategic and actionable recommendations.
  • Act as consultant to ensure the strategic impact of the recommended actions are highlighted to clients.
  • Design and deliver client presentations in a highly confident and professional manner.
  • Provide coaching / training to junior staff.
  • Assist senior members on ad hoc projects as assigned.

Person specification

 

Qualification

  • University degree holder, preferably with major in Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Literature, Languages, or Performing Art.
  • At least 3-4 years of market research experience with good moderation skills and techniques.

 

Knowledge (including general and IPSOS specific knowledge)

  • Substantial and proven knowledge qualitative research methodology.
  • Good exposure to ethnography research.

 

Skill (including technical and people skill)

  • Excellent project management and coaching skills.
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese. Ability to moderate in Mandarin/ English is a definitely a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to proactively plan and seek solutions to prevent repeated problems.
  • Experience with working for multi-national clients/ luxury/ skincare clients is definitely an advantage.

 

Other Requirements

  • Reliable and able to work to deadlines.
  • Able to work under pressure and manage own and others’ time.
  • Able to engender team spirit.
  • Committed to company philosophy and goals.
  • Well presented and confident.

 

More experience will be considered as Senior Research Manager.

 

We offer an attractive remuneration package with 5-day work week to the right candidates. Interested parties please send resume with current and expected salary to recruitment.hongkong@ipsos.com. All information collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. The Company may retain applications for future opening or other appropriate positions within the Company. Resumes received will be destroyed within 12 months.