As part of a well-established custom team in Malaysia, the Researcher has primary responsibility for assisting in market research studies across the APAC region. This includes project management, client interactions and supplier management. In addition, the researcher will be involved in working together with our experienced and knowledgeable global custom research teams across Europe and the Americas.

Key responsibilities

Research design and 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

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

Analysis and 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: looking for trends in data and preparing graphic reports with solid commentary and analytical insights, conducts basic analysis

Technical skills/competencies required/desired

  • 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 in statistics (not a must)
  • A problem solver, able to think strategically
  • Interested to learn new things, and innovative
  • Drives for results
  • Builds productive relationships and client focus
  • Acts with integrity and widely trusted
  • Willing to admit mistakes and learn to do better
  • 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 within APAC region)

Education & work experience

  • Bachelor's or master's degree, ideally agricultural related
  • 1-2 years of work experience

To apply

If you meet our criteria and would like to take part in the growth of Kynetec, please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please include the job title in your subject line.

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