TrendSource

Insights Manager II

US-CA-San Diego
ID
2017-1100
# of Openings
1
Category
Customer Service/Support

Overview

TrendSource is a San Diego-based company providing market research/data collection for some of the largest, most sophisticated manufacturers, restaurants and retailers as well as many other industries in the world. At TrendSource, we promote an energetic and positive work environment, and while we take our roles seriously, humor is welcomed and a casual dress code is permitted. We maintain the belief that a relaxed work setting is a humble catalyst for fulfillment and elevated performance and stewardship. Check us out on Instagram #lifeattrendsource.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the tactical execution of programs/projects throughout the product development pipeline, while providing consumer insights to clients. The Insights Manager drives a Cross-Functional Team (CFT) to meet client requirements, quality standards, and schedule deadlines for product release, as well as conducts research analysis in determining key findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

 

You have a strong research background, an analytical mindset and understand how to interpret data insights to provide actionable recommendations for clients. You can manage client expectations and program requirements with little oversight. The ability to lead cross functional teams is key to the successful execution of programs aligned to you. You will need to possess the capability to breakdown complex concepts and data, and turn that into insights clients can understand. 

 

  • Results Driven: Drives change and strive to implement continuous process improvement.
  • Risk Mitigation & Issue Resolve: Establishes contingency plans and plan-of-actions to resolve program/project problems, while working with the cross-functional team.
  • Leadership: Exhibits leadership qualities and teamwork.
  • Collaboration: Works well with colleagues and share tacit knowledge points for codification.
  • Proactive: Takes action on overcoming obstacles and roadblocks to ensure product success.
  • Travel: Meet with clients off-site as needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or recent, comparable work experience in lieu of non-business discipline).
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ general business experience with minimum 2 years in a comparable role (specific to position).
  • Experience with research design, execution, and analysis of field research projects.
  • Excellent communication skills that includes clear articulation of complex information.
  • Must be data-driven, detailed oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of product development processes and program/project management.
  • Experience working with a variety of project management and business analytic tools (e.g., ERP, Salesforce, SharePoint, and MS Office Suite) a plus.
  • Demonstrate high levels of professionalism, sound judgement, and emotional intelligence.

Compensation: Salary DOE

 

Pre-employment testing including drug screening (marijuana prohibited) & background check. EEO. 

 

Keywords: research, data analytics, questionnaire design, research project management, manager, research design, research execution, market research, analyst

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