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Manager, Market Research
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Post Date:Feb 09, 2019Type:Full time
Start Date:- n/a -Salary:- n/a -
Location: US - California - Fountain Valley Job Reference:- n/a -

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~ Leads and supports the Market Research function for all HMA including conducting qualitative and quantitative custom market/consumer research and managing syndicated research.


Major Responsibilities:

~ Provide survey development support; provide guidance and review all final reports.

~ Manage research projects including advanced product and marketing launch vehicle clinics, post-launch analysis of new models (e.g., Early Buyer studies), and various custom consumer research projects.

~ Select and manage research vendors to executive research projects, vendor management which includes providing direction on research sample plan, ensuring projects are hitting milestones on-time, working with vendor so projects are within scope and within budget.

~ Collaborate with stakeholders (including executives) to design research to produce meaningful and high impact business implications.

~ Analyze complex data sources and information to find patterns in data to “tell a story” about the research results that has business implications to the respective client groups.

~ Create and present research results to a large stakeholder audience including senior-level executives. Typical presentations will include 30+ attendees.

~ Manage research projects with a very broad scope including advanced product development, next generation product planning, telematics, marketing and communications, and sales/service.

~ Independently assess research needs and determine the best methodology and sample plan to address business requirements.

~ Analyze primary and secondary research findings to advocate the voice of the customer and provide meaningful recommendations.

~ Independently conduct qualitative research or quantitative research (including advanced statistical methods such as conjoint or segmentations) as needed to address research needs.

~ Manage the Hyundai owner online market research community to provide quick ad hoc owner insights as assigned by management. Manage community supplier who handles day-to-day community management. Connect with internal stakeholders to determine research needs to be tested with our owners.

~ Manage syndicated research related to emerging technology, product features, and powertrains.

~ Provide consulting and ad hoc analysis of market and consumer research to support internal clients.

~ Leverage data mining tools such as SPSS, mTAB, and our online survey platform to interpret data and provide meaningful insights.

~ Periodically develop and program on-line surveys (using existing vendor’s online platform).

~ Includes analysis and reporting of results to various stakeholders including senior level executives.



~ This position has the authority for independent data gathering, analysis, report preparation, and final presentation. 

~ Selecting and managing research vendors for projects he/she is responsible for managing. 

~ Developing, overseeing, and meeting the project timeline for various research projects. 

~ Providing product or business recommendations based on findings.



~ Must be a high school graduate.

~ Bachelor’s degree preferred.

~ Master’s degree a plus.


Related Experience:

~ At least six years of market research experience managing various custom qualitative and quantitative consumer research.

~ At least two years of experience at an automotive manufacturer (OEM).



~ Strong knowledge of research methods and statistics.

~ Strong ability to translate research findings into meaningful business decisions.

~ Exhibit strong negotiation and problem-solving skills to overcome challenges and align expectations.

~ Ability to work with all levels of management.

~ Strong oral and written communications skills.

~ Strong project management capabilities.

~ Ability to manage multiple projects at a given time.

~ Strong analytical skills.

~ Strong vendor management.

~ Strong PowerPoint and Excel proficiency.


Physical requirements:

~ Normal office duties.


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.



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State/Province: California
Country: United States

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