(Senior) Market Research Manager

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

Do you want to influence the decisions of the world’s leading companies? Do you have extensive market research experience and a natural talent for building strong client relationships? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Join SKIM’s Singapore team as Research Manager at our growing Asia-Pacific office!

SKIM is a global insights agency helping leading companies thrive by understanding decision making. To stay ahead today, it’s critical to know how decisions are made and how the changing environment influences decisions for consumers, healthcare and B2B professionals. We combine decision-behavior know-how with analytical rigor, a thorough understanding of marketing challenges, and innovative research techniques. The result? Practical recommendations you can use to propel your business forward, online and offline.

Job Description

You will join our Singapore team as a (Senior) Research Manager, serving as the primary client contact in all phases of market research projects. Besides that, you do not shy away from getting your hands dirty! We are looking for someone who is a star at driving projects. Using your strong analytical and project management skills, you will lead and co-execute projects to ensure clients are given clear and actionable insights. Specifically, we’re looking for someone with hands-on experience who is ready to:

  • Manage, supervise, and execute all phases of market research studies: proposal, design, programming, questionnaire preparation, analysis, report writing and presentation
  • Take a consultative approach and serving as a strategic sparring partner. You will discuss marketing issues/business problems with clients throughout the market research projects, from proposal to in-person presentation with senior audiences
  • Supervise the work of Analysts and Senior Analysts, and contribute to their growth and career development
  • Help drive the future of the company by contributing to the improvement of our products and services offered in the region
  • Setting ambitious goals and leading business development initiatives with key clients to meet these goals. Reaching out to and building relationships with these clients (outside of project work)
  • Discussing strategic marketing issues with clients and preparing convincing and innovative proposals that meet their needs


The ideal candidate will have prior market research experience on the supplier side, a basic understanding of conjoint and multivariate techniques, and a successful track record in account management. More specifically we’re looking for someone with the following profile:

  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience in market research
  • A proven track record of turning complex business & marketing issues into simple and actionable recommendations
  • Experience in client relationship management
  • Experience in building client accounts
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, and a passion for learning new quantitative research methodologies and analysis frameworks
  • Basic knowledge of discrete choice modelling and simulation models
  • Experience presenting results in front of senior audiences
  • Commercial attitude and acquisition power
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive attitude
  • Experience and/or interest in people management
  • Authorisation to work in Singapore is a plus

Our offer

SKIM is an equal opportunity employer and offers a flexible working environment. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes the following:

  • Annual performance-based and profit sharing bonus
  • Regular team outings and events
  • Annual team-building day
  • Open, communicative work environment
  • High value placed on taking initiative and ownership
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Focus on true work / life balance
  • Casual dress code
  • Great passionate colleagues
  • Active training programs in place, many of which are guided on-the-job training
  • Company pension scheme

At SKIM we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset; we are committed to their future development and provide the opportunity to create a career that fits the aspirations of each individual. We have active training programs in place, many of which are trainings on the job.

Additional Information

Please note that only complete applications consisting of a resume and cover letter in English will be considered. Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are invited to the first round selection process will be further contacted (this may take 1-3 weeks). Thank you for your understanding.

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