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Trainee Research Executive Job in China
MMR Research Worldwide LTD , China

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 14, 2021
Last Date
Jul 14, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Are you looking to kick start a career in Market Research? Do you have a passion for food, drinks, and other fast-moving consumer goods? If so, MMR has the role for you!

We are now looking to recruit a Trainee Research Executive to join our Shanghai team. This opportunity will introduce you to the dynamic world of Consumer Market Research.

About MMR

MMR is an independent, global consumer and sensory research agency specialising in food, drink, personal and household care research. We are industry leaders, guiding best in class innovation for our clients partnering with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands.

Our team of over 420 highly engaged, multi-disciplined employees are primarily dynamic research professionals, sensory experts and data scientists. We’re a diverse bunch, with backgrounds in Ramp;D, insight, marketing, sensory science, data sciences and psychology. We also boast a true global reach with offices in Shanghai, Thailand, Singapore, UK, US, Mumbai, South Africa, Columbia and Brazil.

We are a people first company that prides itself on collaboration, honesty and mutual trust. A company who obtained some fantastic feedback for company engagement and team spirit in a recent employee study with 80% of employees stating they’re happy and proud to work for MMR.

And one more thing, we work with 50% of the world’s food and drink brands so the chances are the last time you went to the supermarket, you bought something that we’ve influenced on its way to the shelves.

About our role

As Trainee Research Executive, you'll get the opportunity to work on a range of consumer and sensory projects, typically involving food, beverage, personal care and household care products in Shanghai and wider Asia-pacific countries. You will help to manage projects across all stages of the project cycle working within a dynamic, fast paced team environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Getting involved in proposal discussions (client calls and internal discussions), assisting with drafting elements of proposal
  • Researching secondary data to provide commercial and category context for proposals and reports
  • Helping brief fieldwork agencies for face to face research
  • Designing the questionnaire against the client objectives
  • Analysing the data (quantitatively) to reveal the story
  • Helping create insightful and engaging client reports

You will also start developing your

  • Client relationship and management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Business development skills

Requirements

You know you’re right for the role if

  • A degree in any discipline is required, however Social Sciences, Food Science, Consumer Science or Statistics related courses are advantageous
  • Possess great communication skills (including fluent written/spoken English and Mandarin as this will be the working language in the office)
  • Relevant work experience or internship experience is beneficial
  • Enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Naturally curious
  • Proactive and forward thinking
  • Builds relationships easily
  • Excel in working in a team environment, and relish the challenges that brings
  • Possess great communication skills (including fluent written/spoken English and Mandarin)

Benefits

What we can offer you:

  • This role can promise an exciting, dynamic and challenging work experience.
  • We offer an excellent on-the-job training program coupled with a bespoke MMR Academy training to build your knowledge and sensory expertise within the FMCG research industry.
  • MMR is keen for our Trainee Research Executive to develop and have a long and happy career. We support and are looking for candidates who are driven to achieve and progress at MMR.
  • MMR offers a competitive salary; performance is also rewarded on merit.
  • MMR offers an open, dynamic, varied and non-hierarchical environment.
  • MMR offers a wide selection of employment benefits these are just a few!

If you would like to join the team, please apply here by uploading your CV (in English). We look forward to hearing from you!

MMR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Specification

MMR Research Worldwide LTD

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