Research Associate

Job Highlights

  • Competitive salary and benefits packages
  • Pioneer innovation and futures thinking in emerging markets
  • Build innovation capacity in emerging markets for a ‘better norma

Job Description

Embiggen is a consulting firm, helping firms in emerging markets build their innovation capability and fuel digital transformation. To serve our clients effectively, we take the latest insights from the management literature and also conduct our own studies to generate new knowledge. Embiggen aims to be the leader in innovation research for emerging economies. To support this goal, we are building a research team that will conduct novel studies to understand the unique challenges and opportunities that firms in emerging markets face. We aim to publish our insights to top management journals.

A day in the life of this role includes:

  • Ideal candidates have a background in academic & technical market research (preferably B2B) with 2 years experience in this field
  • Some programs we are looking for are communications research, market research, broad communication, development communication, social sciences; essentially, people who do a lot of interviews and research
  • Has experience in handling purposive interviews
  • Conduct complete nationwide research study from planning to publication for a digital transformation company 
  • Manage the relationship with different stakeholders including CEOs, directors
  • Handle necessary administrative paperwork and other documentation needed for project setup 
  • Handle scheduling and follow up of interviews
  • Conduct and transcribe interviews for the qualitative phase
  • Help in writing academic papers and industry reports 
  • Do lead-generation for MSMEs, business owners, large enterprises, corporations, etc. 
  • Strategize research related to innovation

An ideal candidate ideally matches most, if not all, of the criteria below:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in market research or similar line of work (preferably in a consulting and/or academic context)
  • Data organization, analysis, and visualization
  • Research skills
  • Documentation and report-writing
  • Stakeholder coordination
  • Communication skills
  • Work experience in research
  • Innovative mindset
  • Organizational skills
  • Great attention to detail; systematic and organized approach to work
  • Ability to work independently and with a team

Application Process: