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Position: Market Research Analyst (Based in Hong Kong)

Position Overview

Decision Resources Group (DRG) is a leading consulting and market research firm that offers best-in-class, high-value information, and data-driven insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. We offer a broad range of research and analytical services that incorporate both quantitative and qualitative techniques to solve client issues. Our client base includes a wide range of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies.

Working out of the DRG Hong Kong office, this Market Research Analyst will produce comprehensive market research reports, conduct custom consulting projects, and support other MRG China products. As well, this person will gather, interpret and synthesize data on market conditions, business opportunities and global trends in medical and healthcare industries.

Primary Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Research the Chinese medical, diagnostic, and healthcare markets using primary and secondary research.

Typical duties include:

  • Interviewing industry participants and related medical professionals
  • Overseeing online and in-person physician surveys
  • Searching MRGs proprietary in-house research repository/library for relevant data
  • Using financial, regulatory, and government documents to find key medical approval data
  • Keep a updated perspective on the Chinese Medtech market by building relationships with key people in the market and tracking markets with secondary research

Model and forecast Chinese medical, diagnostic, and healthcare markets, including but not limited to:

  • Integrating disparate data points into a unified market model
  • Interpreting qualitative data into useable quantitative measures
  • Creating hypotheses on market and competitive dynamics based on primary and secondary data
  • Using MS Excel and database programs to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Forecasting markets based on expectations, new product developments, and other market disruptors
  • Identifying data trends and outliers through the use of time-series tables and graphs

Write and prepare comprehensive research reports. Examples include:

  • Providing insightful market analyses to explain trends and support accompanying market figures
  • Writing in-depth competitive analyses based on primary and secondary research
  • Illustrating key market trends with graphs
  • Integrating numerical data points into tables and text
  • Drawing hypotheses on potential competitive strategies in these markets

Perform customized consulting projects. These projects are specifically requested by clients and can include many unique tasks. Some examples include:

  • Identifying the market potential for products
  • Assisting the marketing of a new medical device(s) and/or product line(s)
  • Analyzing qualitative trends in various medical sectors
  • Performing specialized research by medical technology or geographic region
  • Interviewing physician luminaries


Education and Experience Required:

  • Undergraduate degree with a proven record of academic success (all disciplines, although science backgrounds and graduate degrees preferred)
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Mature communicator capable of handling high-profile clients from Fortune 500 companies
  • Prior business development experience an asset
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Strong initiative and proven leadership capabilities
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Proven multi-tasker
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines
  • Works independently
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fluency in Mandarin (Simplified Chinese), Cantonese & English, written and spoken
  • Interest in the healthcare market necessary
  • Knowledge of Chinese medical device industry an asset but not mandatory

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