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Kynetec Seeks a Researcher in Malaysia

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Job Function

Kynetec is seeking a researcher to join its well-established custom team in Malaysia. This Researcher has primary responsibility for assisting in market research studies across the Asia Pacific region. This includes project management, client servicing and supplier management. In addition, this role will be involved in interacting and working together with our experienced and knowledgeable global custom research teams across the Americas and Europe.


Main Responsibilities

Research Design & Proposal Development:

  • Supports in collecting information for proposal writing; support in adapting/preparing proposal documents
  • Conducts secondary research
  • Learns how to develop survey designs/analysis designs/project reports, adapts existing questionnaires/topic guides or creates drafts/standard questionnaires/topic guides

Project Execution:

  • Supports international project coordination; i.e., coordination with internal service units (DP, colleagues from other countries) as well as agencies
  • Translation and programming checks, filtering, continuous field work coordination, prepares instructions for DP and agencies
  • Supports in defining report structure
  • Quantitative: quality checks of data
  • Qualitative:
    • Understands basic interviewing principles and practices
    • Learns to conduct simple interviewing on non-sensitive issues
    • Transcribes interviews

Analysis & Reporting:

  • Learns how to populate reports - creates graphic presentation of data, creates and modifies excel spreadsheets
  • Supports in translating client briefings into analysis design/data cuts
  • Under supervision: looks for trends in data and prepares graphic reports with solid commentary and analytical insights; conducts basic analysis

Desired technical skills and competencies

  • Basic knowledge of market research industry
  • Basic project management skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced in MS Office
  • Basic analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of statistics (not a must)
  • A problem solver, able to think strategically
  • Interested to learn new things, and innovative
  • Results-driven
  • Builds productive relationships and is client focused
  • Acts with integrity and is widely trusted
  • Can work well as a team member
  • Flexible and able to work to the time constraints/differences inherent with working in a global team
  • Willing to travel (within Malaysia, and with APAC region)

Education & work experience

  • Bachelor's or master's degree
  • 1+ years of market research work experience
  • Knowledge of Animal and/or Agriculture industry specifics (not a must)

To apply

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