Market Research and Innovation Manager

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Sales & Marketing
Salary: bonus
REF: BBBH234662_1563162700

Our client is a global lifestyle brand which has a regional hub in Hong Kong. A regional Market Intelligence and Innovation Manager opportunity has arisen to support the innovative product development roadmap across APAC markets.

Reporting to the Regional Product Director, you will lead

  • Develop and execute corresponding holistic market research & consumer insight validation plans to develop new product development. Work closely with product team, HQ Market Research team, to identify consumer research and insight
  • Prepare consumer insights and recommendations for product concept creation process based on agreed research brief
  • Drive product concept creation, including consumer testing and validation (most desired function/feature including pricing test) as part of product and product roadmap portfolio development
  • Be an influential team member interacting with multiple functions and roles (e.g. marketing teams, regional/global teams, R&D, etc ) as representative of the needs of our local consumer.

Research Agency management

  • Manage & coordinate with qualitative and quantitative research agencies to design, execute and analyze innovative consumer research projects, to consistently provide actionable issue-specific, timely guidance for planning and decision-making.
  • Creative and innovative (out-of-box thinking) to find new, cost effective ways to conduct research required

To qualify, you will have

  • Good project management skills amongst multiple stakeholders(managing suppliers, meeting budget, meeting time-lines, incorporating input, cross-site colleagues)
  • Able to analyze comprehensive data sources and make appropriate decisions
  • Good communication skills, esp in written presentations or oral to express ideas, in English and Mandarin Chinese
  • At least 6-7 years in market research agency or in market research function with an equal mix of quantitative skills, and qualitative experience, experience with non-traditional research methodologies
  • Familiar with process of gathering consumer insight, needs, barriers & drivers and support its translation to product concept and product concept testing/refinement.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Statistical analysis methodology
  • Major in social science (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology), marketing, statistics preferred but not necessary
  • Passionate about products that satisfy consumer needs

Contact Mavis Chan on (852) 3103 4326 or click APPLY NOW quoting reference number MC234662

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