Research Analyst / Associate
Euromonitor International
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2d ago

Job Description

Euromonitor International seeks a Research Analyst (RA) to join its country research team. This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to further a career in market research.

Each Research Analyst has, at any one time, various project-specific responsibilities as well as wider spheres of responsibility within the unit's global projects.

You will combine direct research and analysis with commissioning, controlling and editing the work of research associates in the field.

Although RAs could potentially be required to work outside their geographic focus, the vast majority of time is spent working in defined national markets.

Euromonitor therefore expects its research staff to be committed to building :

  • Research expertise
  • Regional expertise
  • Commissioning and editing expertise
  • Required Skills

    Research Analysts work as a team and are responsible for updating and developing sections of new and existing data sets and reports for the FMCG industries covered. The role includes :

  • Secondary research, to gather published information;
  • Primary research;
  • Collating and analysing new research;
  • Report writing;
  • Client-facing responsibilities, which include to client queries, attending conferences, giving presentations etc.
  • Commissioning of research (will develop into this role);
  • Editing text and data;
  • Assessing and improving overall product quality;
  • Building research contacts and developing regional expertise.
  • Critical thinking
  • The ability to work independently and under pressure to tight deadlines
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Organisational skills in order to structure the workload in the best possible way
  • Numeracy, with an ability to interpret, analyse and present statistics in an interesting way
  • Good report writing skills and an excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • A confident manner and strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Required Experience

  • A degree in market research / economics or business-related discipline is preferred but not a requirement
  • Research experience is advantageous
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