• Innovation Researcher - PLA Team - Japanese speaker

    Job Locations UK-Manchester
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Product Launch Analytics, part of GlobalData Plc, currently has openings for Innovation Researcher roles. Working within the Consumer Research team based in Manchester, the researcher will develop an understanding of the FMCG/Consumer Markets/Food & Drink industries.


    The role will involve gathering information from a range of internal and external secondary sources and conducting primary research to update our databases with interesting insights. This is an excellent opportunity to develop knowledge of the fast-moving consumer goods industry.


    Candidates must be fluent in both written and spoken Japanese.

    What you will do

    Researching and collecting information on innovative consumer products available in the market.

    • Extracting and recording all requisite information on these products (e.g. nutritional information) in a timely manner.
    • Analyzing products trends and translating it into business insight.
    • Liaising with field network of shoppers’ globally and through various online channels and examining trade press.
    • Summarizing the information available and inputting it into a database.
    • Ensuring project deadlines are met.

    What you will bring to the table

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Exposure to primary & secondary research techniques will be desirable.
    • Experience in market research and creating industry databases preferably in Consumer sectors will be a plus.
    • Experience of MS Office, including basic Excel.
    • Experience in Photoshop a plus but not essential.
    • Ability to work well and deliver under pressure.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.



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