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EIU Healthcare


Clearstate, a business of the Economist Intelligence Unit, offers specialised healthcare market tracking intelligence complimented by strategic advisory services to help medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare service firms understand their current and potential markets, and implement pragmatic and innovative strategies to ultimately tap into new growth opportunities within Asia Pacific. Headquartered in Singapore, Clearstate aims to augment its field operations by seeking to add a high calibre and enterprising field lead to the team.


In the role you would be expected to:

  • be the market research vendor liaison: Maintain close liaison with vendors to communicate fieldwork requirements clearly at the start of project and to ensure fieldwork timelines are strictly adhered to
  • ensure training and SOP compliance: Train vendors and inhouse field team on the proper application of field surveys and interviews and ensure that they adhere to standard operating procedures
  • oversee field project management: Maintain over-watch on project deliveries while managing vendors’ compliance and flagging up any issues to analysts if necessary
  • ensure field data quality assurance: Take ownership of each project’s quality control and logic check requirements before vendor engagement to ensure adherence during delivery
  • conduct project execution: Conduct field surveys and interviews with medical professionals either face-to-face or on the phone.

Experience, skills and professional attributes

To succeed in the role you must have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in market research
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Highly meticulous and possess exemplary organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a friendly demeanour
  • Efficiency at multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to be a strong problem solver and independent worker
  • Ability to think inside and outside of the box and being versatile 
  • Ability to speak fluent English and other Asian languages