Research Manager | C2 Mandarin | Undutchables

Research Manager | C2 Mandarin

Utrecht, reference 2020-01011

Company description

My client is an award-winning market research institute, working with clients such as Nestle, Samsung and Johnson & Johnson, to name a few. As a Research Manager, you and your team form the heart of this company. By delivering top notch research projects you provide your clients with the data they need to push their businesses to the next level.

Job description

As a Research Manager, your tasks will include:

  • developing and programming questionnaires
  • planning and coordinating field work
  • analyzing data
  • making graphs and PowerPoint presentations
  • giving conclusions based on your research, finding detailed answers to your clients' questions
  • being responsible for the day-to-day tasks and activities related to running research projects

You will do all of this together with your client, a consultant and the rest of the Research Team. You will also be busy with the development and execution of new ideas around questionnaire techniques, statistical analysis etc.


The ideal Research Manager should combine the following background and skills:

  • an HBO or university diploma in a quantitative study (marketing research, business administration, economic psychology, sociology etc.)
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience, within commercial research projects.
  • being fluent in Mandarin and English, bonus points if you have good knowledge on the Dutch and Cantonese language
  • the willingness to go for your next step in your career
  • an eye for detail, quality and a strong sense of responsibility for the data you handle
  • an analytical mindset, curiosity and the drive to get to the core of questions

Working conditions

As a Research Manager at my client your smart work will be rewarded with:

  • a fulltime (40h) position, working in a dynamic and informal work environment
  • a competitive salary depending on your experience and skills
  • the possibility to learn a lot in a short amount of time by being independent and responsible for your own research projects
  • the chance to work at the intersection of research and business
  • the chance to design your own, internal educational program, with a focus on research techniques and further knowledge on different subjects
  • the possibility to present your own development program for which you will also receive a budget
  • a monthly reimbursement for your gym membership
  • 27 vacation days
  • travel costs reimbursement

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Mark van der Velden, Undutchables Utrecht
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