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Field Researcher

Keywords / Skills : Retail, CAD, Travel, English, Soft skill, Communication

0 - 1 years
Posted: 2019-03-25

Industry
Consultancy
Function
IT
Sales/Business Development
Role
Fresh Graduate
Education
Bachelors
Degree
Diploma
Non Degree Tertiary
Salary
192000 - 300000 THB
Posted On
25th Mar 2019
Job Description
Company: LocalGravity Sdn. Bhd.

LocalGravity is a consultancy service that supports retailers with their store network planning. We provide retail market data, tools and advice to help retailers open stores in the right location. The founders of LocalGravity learned first-hand the challenges of gaining objective insights into emerging and unfamiliar commercial areas in Asia, Europe, North America and beyond. The company has been operating in China for 6 years with 200+ employees and works with retail clients like McDonalds, Nike, Esprit and Ralph Lauren.

LocalGravity is now expanding operations to Southeast Asia (SEA). The main office is based in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia. The countries to be covered will include Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia. This is an exciting International startup environment where you will be able to take pride in developing a new and unique product and working with clients and colleagues from around the world.

Job Details:
This is an exciting role for a bright, ambitious and proactive young professional to be part our SEA operations team. This job requires frequent travel, hence the candidate must be able to work independently, can react quickly in resolving issues and have an eye for detail. A successful candidate will be attending training locally and in Malaysia.

The Field Research team is responsible for collecting data on Shopping malls in all major cities in their home country. LocalGravity has developed mobile tools to help capture data on all the retail brands located in shopping venues and to map out the mall layout. This role will appeal to someone who loves traveling, does not want to be tied to a desk and has the energy and drive to get work completed with a high level of accuracy.

Data collection – Visiting cities across the region to collect field data and understand the retail landscape;
Coordination – Organising the work schedule and coordinating information flow with SEA team;
Market Survey – Keeping up-to-date on the retail movement and insight for SEA;
Reporting to:


Field Research Team Leader (South East Asia) who is based in Kuala Lumpur.


Position Requirements:
  • Minimum Diploma/Degree (not limited to any major) with strong business acumen;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English is required;
  • Proficiency in English and other SEA languages are highly preferable;
  • Drive and proactivity – able to work independently when required, show determination to get the work done and have the self-belief to identify ways of doing things better;
  • Problem solving skills – able to understand issues quickly and propose solutions;
  • Inquisitive and desire to travel – be interested in other cultures and be prepared to go on business trips;
  • Interpersonal skills – outgoing and able to get on with people from different backgrounds;
  • Candidates with retail and/or CAD knowledge would be an advantage;
  • Possess own transport with driving license.

Potential for development
  • This is a small and growing business. Hence, a strong candidate who proves to be motivated and quick to learn has the chance for advancement.
  • High Potential candidates would have the opportunity to progress to the position of City Owner, where you will become an expert on the retail landscape in a key city and give advice to retailers on the right malls for their brand.
  • Job Type: Full-time




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