UBS Financial Services Director of Market Research in New York, New York

Your role:

Do you love thinking through complex research design, developing questionnaires and executing on a diverse range of market research studies? Are you detail orientated, have experience working with broad spectrum of methodologies and can apply these to answer research questions? Are you interested using your market research skills to support investment banking equity research analysts in answering key questions important to our clients? We are looking for people like that to:

• Interpret briefs from internal equity research analysts who cover a broad range of industries including and not limited to Technology, FMCG, CPG, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Automotive

• Create robust survey designs, questionnaires and discussion guides that address pivotal questions and use your analytical skills (SPSS and Excel) to transform data into actionable insights

• Work closely with external vendors and suppliers to manage fieldwork and execute on the market research studies

• Work closely with colleagues based across UBS's offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas to leverage expertise, and be the go-to person for key stakeholders in the research department including senior management and product teams

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be based in New York City and working in the Investment Banking Equity Research Department, working closely with the firm's equity research analysts to help them get unique information on the industries they cover by conducting surveys of end-customers. Your immediate team works together to leverage each other's experience and share best practices to ensure the effective development of an internal capability across UBS's offices in Europe, Asia, and North America. Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

You can learn more about Evidence Lab here .

Your experience and skills:

You have:

• Experience in designing, executing, and analyzing results of quantitative market research projects (including writing questionnaires) in a leading market research agency or a consulting firm

• Experience with multiple quantitative research methods (internet, phone, intercepts, etc.), including tracking studies

• Strong knowledge of quantitative research and related statistical principles

• Experience with both consumer and business-to-business research

• Deep knowledge in one or more industries (FMCG, Technology, Healthcare, Financial Services etc.)

You are:

• Creative in designing research to meet clients' information needs and budgets

• Able to explain market research principles and interpret findings for clients with little market research experience

• Currently working at an SRE, PM, AD, or Director level at a research agency or equivalent in-house on the client-side

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 153109BR

Business Divisions: Investment Bank

Title: Director of Market Research

City: New York

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New York

Function Category: Research