Kynetec Is Seeking a Senior Research Analyst

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Job opportunity: Kynetec is looking to hire a Senior Research Analyst to focus on supporting project execution and development of research design, build a network and manage Brazilian vendors, gain a broad understanding of Kynetec business and support in client interactions.


Key Activities

Foster relationships with Brazilian vendors:

  • This will include finding and managing recruiters, qual moderators, quant interviewers
  • Initiating projects (getting prices, agreeing on # of interviews, agreeing on regions, minimum quotas, briefing them at the beginning of the project…)
  • Quality control (qual interviews AND quant interviews)

Develop the network of freelancers in Brazil:

  • Finding freelancers in all BR relevant states, enough of them to cover the typical geographies and crops / animal production
  • Face to face and CATI at home
  • Building and maintaining a database of respondents

Project Execution:

  • Supporting (international) project coordination, with a focus on timelines - that means coordination with internal service units (Operations), external partners  like agencies, Kynetec colleagues, in smaller/standardized projects whole responsibility could be possible
  • Translate research documents into local language
  • Quant:
    • Programming checks, filtering, continuous field work coordination jointly with Operation teams and agencies, prepare instructions for other Kynetec colleagues (assist in design of interview briefing notes) DP and agencies
    • Supports in defining report structure
    • Quality checks of data
  • Qual:
    • Understand basic interviewing principles and practices

    • Draft discussion guides

    • Conduct simple interviewing on non-sensitive issues
    • Put respondents at ease in an interview situation

Analysis & Reporting:

  • Quant:
    • Report populating - create graphic presentation of data, creates and modifies Excel spreadsheets
    • Translates client briefings into analysis design/data cuts (in standardized projects)
    • Under supervision: looking for trends in data and preparing graphic reports with solid commentary and analytical insights, conducts basic analysis with available tools
  • Qual:

    • Coordinates country reports (create simple internal reporting template)
    • Analyses output to enable further mining/synthesis of the input
    • Produce clear and concise reports on specific themes (country reports, or first draft/chapters of overview reports)
    • Conduct some of the qual interviews and provide input into the report writing

Client Management:

  • Handles small clients requests on a daily level
  • Communicates with junior and mid-level clients in coordination with more senior colleagues
Technical Skill Required


  • Basic knowledge of Kynetec, good knowledge of market research tools and methods

  • Basic project management skills

  • Fluent in English (must effectively communicate with international colleagues on a daily basis)

  • Advanced in MS Office

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Basic presentation and communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of relevant analysis tools

  • Can work independently (focused on the delivery), self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit

  • Is pugnacious and not easily impressed by excuses

  • Has interest in agriculture

Competencies Required to Fit into Kynetec's Culture


  • Acts with integrity

  • Quick learner

  • Problem solver

  • Possesses and applies requires technical/functional skills

  • Shows intercultural sensitivity

  • Spends time on right priorities

  • Steps up to conflict

Academic Background and Experience
  • Typically ~2 years of work experience in market research
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or animal health, preferably from recognized institutions in the related area, with a strong interest in marketing and market research


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or market research or sociology with a genuine interest in agriculture and animal health

    To thrive in this position, you will also have to be disciplined and enjoy working from home, with close contact with line manager and colleagues all over the world.
To Apply


Please send CV in English to:


Bruna Rodrigues, Senior Research Manager, Custom Research


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