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Market Research Analyst
Ref No.: 17-11131
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/13/2017
Title: Market Research Analyst
Location: Chicago (River North)
Type: Direct Hire

Primary Purpose:
Conduct research, consolidate and analyze data to identify commercial opportunities and threats. Collaborate with internal stakeholders from Product Management, Sales, Market Research, Marketing and other areas to evaluate the market. Support the development of market entry, pricing, sales and marketing strategies and tactics. Enable continuous learning from ad-hoc analyses, and ensure alignment across business units. This individual will play an important role in the continued success and growth of the Health Solutions business.

1. Lead all statistical analysis projects utilizing internal and external data sources. Effectively communicate key performance indicators and progress toward goals. Work with management to develop and implement new strategies that contribute to improved data quality. Make recommendations to improve processes.

2. Synthesize and aggregate data sources to develop analyses that will be used to evaluate market opportunities. Identify patterns, correlations, and inconsistencies among various data points to prioritize market opportunities and threats. Maintain data on competitor pricing, product and market trends on monthly basis.

3. Conduct various types of data research and analysis, including:
  • Research industry trends
  • Analyze internal and competitive products and performance
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Cost Analysis
4. Inform the sales and revenue forecasting process with recommendations gathered from market insights. Effectively communicate insights and information to a broad group of stakeholders through exceptional oral and written communication.

5. Analyze financial reports of publicly traded customers and competitors based on management direction.

6. Support the implementation and integration of the CRM system with other internal systems. Gather and consolidate sales data from databases.