Associate Director (Shanghai)

Permanent Position in Shanghai

  • Associate Director of our China Operations
  • Develop new local clients in China and secure additional new revenue ventures
  • Manage current client accounts
  • Train, develop, and manage a team of professional researchers

About Our Company:

Established in 1941, Morpace is a leading market research firm with strong international presence in multi-cultural and multi-lingual qualitative and quantitative research. We specialize across several industries including automotive, financial services, healthcare, retail and consumer goods, and work with a range of leading fortune 500 companies in these sectors.

Job Description:

This role will report to the director of operations and will plan, assign, and direct work of team members as necessary; provide training to junior staff members; take ownership of project processes and assume responsibility for project quality, deadlines, and deliverables.  The position also requires client support in the design, execution, analysis and reporting of various market research studies.

These studies can vary across a wide-range of methodologies including central-location product clinics, online studies, and qualitative research. Other key skills include:

  • Extensive research background which includes ad hoc and tracking program experience
  • Competency across all major research methodologies
  • Strong analytical ability with strong writing / presentation skills
  • Exceptional management skills to lead a team of at 10 researchers
  • Ability to develop strategies for achieving goals, and motivate team to execute on these strategies
  • Internal and external stakeholder management skills

The Successful Applicant:

You will be degree qualified in Marketing, Marketing Research Psychology, Anthropology or Sociology. The ideal candidate will also have a minimum of 7 years of research experience, ideally within the automotive research industry.

The ability to work autonomously and manage multiple activities at the same time is critical. Furthermore, leadership and management skills are essential to the role, as is fluency in both Mandarin and English.

What We Offer:

Other benefits include:

  • Work with a range of fortune 500 companies and MNC’s
  • Attractive salary package
  • Ongoing business and career growth
  • Work for an international business

If you are self-motivated, innovative and responsible, we look forward to hearing from you!

Morpace is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of Morpace Inc. to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation.

If you are interested in joining a fast growing dynamic team please send your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.