• Market Research Consultant - COSTA RICA / Central America

    Job Locations CR | GT-Major commercial cities | JM-Kingston
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  • Overview


    GlobalData Consumer (formerly Canadean) is the leading global market research specialist for the beverage and allied industries. Our team carries out research in over 80 countries worldwide. We have built up an impressive client list, many of whom have worked with the company since it was founded in 1973. Our head office is in Basingstoke, UK, and we have regional offices in Madrid, London, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Buenos Aires and Frankfurt.


    We are looking for a freelance consultant in COSTA RICA or GUATEMALA to carry out primary and secondary research to provide a comprehensive coverage of the beverage market around the world. Our location requirements move and change, so wherever you are, if you can bring these skills to our team, we would love to hear from you!



    What you will do

    • Work on all research projects for a particular country market
    • Collect data, trends and opinion by interviewing key industry players face to face or over the phone
    • Collect data, trends and opinion by regular desk research and fieldwork, and continually seek new sources of information
    • Expand and build on our strong network of clients and key contacts in your country market, travelling to visit and maintain as appropriate
    • Analyse and manipulate figures, sense-check numbers and trends and enter them into our internal custom-designed systems
    • Interpret primary and secondary research, providing insight and value-added information and making actionable recommendations for our clients
    • Write clear insightful reports to support and complement research data
    • Create PowerPoint presentations explaining research methodologies, results, findings and conclusions
    • Support the sales team in communicating with clients, responding to queries and designing quotes and proposals for research costs
    • Help to select the most appropriate research methodology and techniques for new single client projects
    • Meet deadlines as agreed with clients and internal project managers
    • Participate in industry events
    • Maintain the integrity of the GlobalData brand and reputation for added-value service
    • Maintain and protect at all times the confidentiality of GlobalData’s data and reports
    • Monitor trade and financial press/media, carry out store checks, revise historical data where required


    What you will bring to the table

    • A minimum of 3 years within the custom Market Research industry
    • Confident to present results to clients (Industry Senior Management teams)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Experience in developing and delivering reports, expert user of Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative
    • Academic and practical experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
    • Exceptional written and oral communication abilities in both English and the local language
    • Bachelors or advanced degree in business, mathematics, or the sciences

    What we can offer:

    • A contract covering one or more individual projects (many of these are continuous annual and/or quarterly studies) with additions to contract for extra projects
    • Regular payments including expenses where appropriate
    • Full programme of induction & training
    • Support of Regional Research Manager & head office project management
    • Flexible working – manage your own agenda


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