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Market Insights Specialist|
|Post Date:||Nov 02, 2021||Type:||Full time|
|Start Date:||- n/a -||Salary:||EMail Us|
US - Massachusetts - Boston
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,600 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe and is recognized as a top consulting firm to work for. For more information, go to www.lek.com.
Title: Market Insights Specialist
Location: U.S. (Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York or San Francisco)
The position reports to the Manager of Market Insights and is responsible for supporting case teams in the execution of all aspects of primary market research and interacts with external data collection partners to ensure all tasks are conducted according to L.E.K. specifications in a quality and timely manner. The candidate is expected to facilitate the adoption of industry best practices and methods, especially in regard to the development and review of surveys and other study materials created by staff to insure the highest standard of quality and compliance with internal policies. The Market Insights Specialist will work with the Director, Manager, and Professional Development group in the preparation of staff training materials. The position will also support the Managing Directors in their client development efforts by providing research design recommendations and external third-party cost estimates for inclusion in client proposal submissions. The candidate is expected to optimize knowledge, applied experience and professional skills to promote best practices throughout the organization.
Provides guidance and inputs for primary research designs, sampling plans and survey questionnaires
Develops standard questionnaire templates tailored to specific industry sectors for use by consulting staff in drafting study materials
Reviews questionnaires and other study materials, checks the accuracy of test links for online surveys and reviews soft launch data for overall integrity
Coordinates vendors, and identifies and secures external resources needed to efficiently execute projects
Solicits bid requests from external data collection companies and field agencies
Oversees quality controls for all external communications and vendor deliverables
Assists in the identification, preparation and dissemination of staff training materials
Supports the execution of internal surveys and benchmarking initiatives used for client development and case analyses
Assists the Manager and Director of Market Insights in advancing market research best practices to consulting staff
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred
3-5 years of relevant market research industry experience, preferably on the supplier side.
Strong communications skills, including a comfort level communicating across all levels within the organization.
Broad range of industry b2c and b2b experiences, ideally in the life sciences/healthcare, consumer goods, basic industries/industrials, and media and technology areas.
Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
Basic working knowledge of market research tools for survey programming (Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, etc.) and analytical software (MarketSight/Q Research, IBM SPSS, Tableau and others) a plus
Detail oriented with excellent written/verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Energy, enthusiasm and drive to create positive working relationships with vendors and case teams
Ability to multi-task, incorporating good organizational skills and flexibility, to prioritize work and deliver maximum business value
Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
For more information and to apply, go to https://www.lek.com/join-lek/apply/apply-now
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess eligibility to work in the United States
L.E.K. Consulting offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
L.E.K. Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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