Research Specialist

Qurate Retail Group (Chiba, 日本) 8日前
Remote Friendly Programming Asia Full-time

Keeping millions of global customers engaged through entertainment 24 hours a day, seven days a week takes the insight, intelligence and ingenuity of a global team of switched-on media professionals. We are QVC. The world’s biggest broadcaster-retailer and the 2nd largest online retailer. Always on - and on a mission to change the way the world shops.

We are currently recruiting for a Research Specialist, to participate in design of projects and conduct research projects in support of global primary research plans.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Collects and analyses data.  Synthesizes primary research data with transactional, behavioural, demographic and segment data to inform stakeholders of business issues and opportunities.
  • Continuously drives toward reporting improvement and efficiency by simplifying and automating where possible, eliminating redundancy across the organization, refining metrics, and building new reports to support decision-making.
  • Creates and distributes regular reports.
  • Employs rigorous research methodologies.  Employs new methodologies and technology to improve efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness of results.
  • Provides data and analysis to support global consumer insights.
  • Participates in communicating research results to executives and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in questionnaire design, survey execution, data analysis and communication of results.  Proactively manages primary research projects to maintain rigorous methodology.
  • Plans, design and facilitates customer and prospective customer focus groups.  Analyses and reports on focus group results.
  • Completes short-term or ongoing assignments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Executes professionally conducted, rigorous research, including qualitative and voice of the customer.
  • Prepares regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Participates in development of insights and recommendations.
  • Coordinates with other researchers on projects.

Experience and Education:

  • Experience with research methodologies, including survey design, survey programming, survey analysis, and focus group design. 
  • Experience with secondary sources and use of secondary survey research. 
  • Experience in focus group moderation, with professional certification preferred.
  • Experience in presentation of survey results and translation of complex findings into layman’s terms.
  • Experience in synthesizing survey results with other data sources.
  • Strong analytic skills (text mining, social listening tools, survey software’s).
  • Experience in statistical methods.
  • Skilled in presenting data visually to provide a clear story.
  • Digital design: python, R, tools available/ and or relent in each market if any  
  • Experience or knowledge of software (SPSS, Tableau, Azure, Access, Excel macro etc).
  • Extensive experience in related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Master’s degree a plus.
  • Business level English and Japanese.
  • TOEIC score: over 850.

Other Information (Terms & Conditions apply):

  • Employment Type: Full-time Regular Employee (Probation period- 6 months, no change in working conditions during this period)
  • Compensation:
  • Incentive bonus (paid once a year depending on business & individual performance), Merit increase (depending on business & individual performance), Overtime allowance as per the company regulations, Commutation allowance.
  • Working Conditions: Flextime System (Staring time 5am~closing time 10pm), No core hours.
  • The prescribed working hours for one (1) month shall be as follows: Scheduled working hours per month: Working days of the month x 8 hours
  • Work from home policy
  • Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays and company-designated holidays, Annual paid leave (15 paid leaves in the first year of joining), Birthday leave, Condolence leave

Other benefits:

  • Childcare leave system, Nursing care leave system
  • Welfare: Employment insurance, Industrial accident compensation insurance, Employees’ health insurance, Employees’ pension plan, 401(k) plan, Yearly health checkup, Condolence money, Care Family Program, Team Member discount
  • Engagement activities / facilities: Company-recognized club system (with partial subsidies for activities according to regulations), Employee cafeteria, Nap room, Relaxation room, and Free coffee service
  • Education and training: New employee training, Manager training, Special departmental training programs, e-learning, Business English learning support programs
  • Human resource development: Certification acquisition support, Internal Job application


Kaihinmakuhari (Headquarters)

※JR Keiyo Line, 30 mins train ride from Tokyo station (Direct line), 3 mins walking from Kaihinmakuhari station.

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