Market Insights Manager

Posted 11 Oct 2018

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 183017


A career at Our Company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Key Accountabilities

The China Market Insights Manager position:

Your role:

  • Designs & implements an approach to country-level market insights, achieving optimal outcomes with limited resources
  • Enables Chinese leadership team through high quality sector- and function-overarching market insights via regular and effective communication & presentation
  • Support China Strategy activities by providing reliable market insights which serve as a basis for cross-sectoral strategy formulation
  • Supports country-level priorities by steering of and contributing to relevant projects & events
  • Analyses Chinese market landscape across Company’s industries by connecting internal as well as external data & information in efficient, impactful ways
  • Drives selected market & competitive research activities individually as well as with internal/external support
  • Supports business development efforts (e.g. customer and potential strategic partner identification), competitive analysis and business case development
  • Applies state of the art digital market research approaches, technologies & tools


  • Master’s degree in business or master’s degree in science with additional business qualification

Work Experience

Who you are:

  • Min. 5 years work experience in market intelligence/research
  • Min. 3 years experience in Merck-relevant industries
  • Preferably with close link to strategy development

Job specific Competencies & Skills

  • Basic project leadership experience in the field of market research/intelligence
  • Very strong ability to handle enormous amounts of data & information in MS Excel or comparable software
  • Very strong, proven ability to build compelling, visually appealing presentations using MS PowerPoint around a coherent, appealing story flow
  • Strong presentation skills on all hierarchical levels within the organization
  • Analytical thinker with sound reasoning skills and the ability to logically connect diverse inputs
  • Ability and willingness to effectively collaborate with varying internal stakeholders
  • Strong inter-personal and inter-cultural skills with the ability to win people over through inter-personal skills & charisma
  • Initial experience in people management and development
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex matters
  • Basic understanding of at least one of the three markets healthcare, life science & performance materials in China

HR 95593,  Functional Area: Strategy&Business Development


What we offer: At Our Company, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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