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Senior Research Analyst, Market Insights in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Partner with portfolio managers to design and execute research strategies in support of new product development projects throughout the PMO process. Support Marketing Managers across the spectrum of primary and secondary research needs for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Perform strategic analysis of primary and secondary market research, market data and financial data to develop industry analyses (e.g. competitor brief, market share analyses, trends in healthcare payment options, physician referral patterns, etc.).
  • Responsible for producing the comprehensive annual market summary, FactBase, using corporate guidelines.
  • Act as a knowledge expert in an advisory role to marketing managers in the use and interpretation of market forecasting, competitive intelligence and market research information.
  • Craft plans to make routine reporting automated and continually determine ways to innovate in the creation & reporting of market data.
  • Develop organizational capability through systems and training to allow core team members to analyze and sort data from multiple sources.
  • Support the overseeing data/information management and reporting. Act as a knowledge expert of system‐wide primary and secondary market research tools.
  • Basic understanding and willingness to learn about primary research tools, to support the team in the selection and execution of research methodologies such as conjoint analysis, observational research, focus group discussion, and in-depth interviews to develop high impact insights. 
  • Work with market research vendors to review information, services and tool offerings. Participate in product evaluation, identify opportunities for innovation, and compare to existing tools to identify opportunities for cost reduction. Be a primary interface for these relationships, from contracting to implementation to training to ongoing management.
  • Present results with actionable recommendations of analytics to project work teams.
  • Attend research industry functions and training opportunities to bring improvements back to Stryker  
  • Develop customer and vendor relationships while working in the field to gain additional experience and insight specific to the Stryker portfolio
  • Supports in-field data capture and diligence with confidential business development opportunities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product/brand marketing, user experience, design research, market research, technical product development, engineering or data analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree required. Masters preferred.
  • Basic proficiency in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Basic understanding of statistical and strategic planning and marketing analysis concepts.
  • Excellent ability to build cross-functional relationships and work with senior organizational leadership.
  • Ability to transform complex ideas into straightforward presentations.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Must possess excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and e-mail applications
  • Basic proficiency in Tableau or Microsoft Power BI is preferred
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with technical Stryker employees and vendors
  • Must be able to mentor others and provide direction on execution of project related workload.
  • Must be able to teach teammates to use the tools and processes they manage.
  • Must be able to create process for managing business needs related to data requests.
  • Must possess unwavering ethics & integrity in a competitive and demanding work environment
  • Must be detail oriented and possess conceptual/creative thinking skills
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and establish (and re-establish) priorities for self and team

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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