In-Country Research Analyst – Kuwait 5 views

Euromonitor International seeks an analyst to research and report on consumer goods markets in Kuwait. In-country analysts are tasked with regular project-based work and are employed on a contract basis, working for commissioners based in one of our offices around the world. It is role which suits self-starting individuals who are looking for the flexibility of working from home and the challenge of reporting on consumer markets for the world leader in business strategy research.

Our projects

Our research addresses the following types of question in order to deliver insightful business intelligence:

  • How much fruit juice was sold in Kuwait in 2015? Why did sales increase/decline over the previous year?
  • What companies are the leading players in the shampoo category? What share of sales is held by the leading brands?
  • Is there a market for this product in Kuwait? What channels could it be sold through? How should the product be positioned to maximise its potential?
  • Why is company X doing better than company Y? What strategy is being employed and how is this supported operationally?

Your profile

  • You will be located in Kuwait, be willing and able to work from home and have access to a PC (Windows) and the Internet (Broadband).
  • You will be available to work at least 20-25 hours a week or more on our projects, which take place on an intermittent basis throughout the year. In total we expect you to work for around 25-30 weeks a year for us.
  • You will be involved in certain aspects of our research process, including personal visits to stores, secondary source information gathering and interviewing industry experts.
  • You will enjoy problem-solving, be able to work independently and demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude while being tenacious in your pursuit of information.

Required Skills

  • A high level of numeracy
  • The ability to work with, analyse and interpret data
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Tenacity in the pursuit of information and a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills – conducting interviews with industry players is a key part of the role
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Arabic is essential
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)

Required Experience

  • A solid understanding of consumer trends and cultural influences in Kuwait
  • A degree in market research, economics, marketing or other business-related discipline is desirable but not essential
  • Research experience preferable
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