Research Associate, Taipei

Counterpoint Research is a fast growing global analyst firm. Our analysts produce a significant body of research that needs to be optimally presented. We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic research associate to assist our research efforts.

Job Description:

As a Research Associate you will be contributing to our original insights on how the tech and telecom markets are developing. You will have the opportunity to develop skills and insights to become a future star analyst.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Researching, analyzing and tracking relevant data and information on IT related subjects such as semiconductors.
  • Developing compelling research and expressing your industry viewpoints to support a rich body of qualitative and quantitative research insights.
  • Conducting appropriate analyses on collected market data, constructing and managing data models.
  • Utilizing and monitoring Excel data files and guiding global data collection.
  • Participating in interactions with clients and customer consulting projects.

The role will involve:

  • Contributing analysis to create a rich body of qualitative and quantitative research insights.
  • Manage databases within Counterpoint Research model database and ensure timely completion and check points at various stages.
  • Contributing analysis to ad-hoc requests and analysis by working and cooperating across various teams within the company.
  • Working with the team on the Counterpoint Research smartphone tracker program by researching, interpreting and recording relevant information in proprietary databases.
  • Understanding key drivers and inhibitors in the mobile devices and ecosystems space and how these will impact overall industry trends.
  • Expressing your industry viewpoint through blogging and sharing weekly industry insights within the team.

Key Skills/Experience Required:

You hold a B.S. or B.A with 1-3 years of relevant work experience, advanced degree (MBA or other Masters preferred).

You already have interest and basic knowledge of tech and telecoms and can express your views clearly and concisely.

In addition, you can demonstrate the following:

  • Self-motivation and a keen interest in analyzing the technology and telecom sectors. You are ready to interpret trends and can articulate your understanding in an engaging way.
  • The ability to analyze and synthesize the available data and bring out value-added insights.
  • High level of analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in written form.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills especially Excel.
  • Ability to work confidently as an individual contributor as well as being comfortable as a team player.

Location: Taiwan

We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

How to Apply:

  •   Apply via the link (please attach your CV and cover letter in English)
  • Please explain why you are applying and why you are a right fit for the role. Be creative in your application but be concise.
  • We will receive applications until we finish hiring.

What we can offer:

Competitive base salary + bonus based on company performance. As a key member of the team you will have a direct impact on company performance. In addition to financial remuneration you will have the rare opportunity to grow with a young company which is already making its mark.