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Research Manager - Strategy, Research, and Analytics

Company: Eastman Chemical Company
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

Research Manager - Strategy, Research, and Analytics Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA Role Description The primary role of the Research Manager II is to lead market research projects, commissioned by Marketing Directors, Product Directors, or other BLT members, and Strategy Teams, that provide the data and insight needed for both tactical /short-term and strategic decision making. The Research Manager has two secondary roles. One is to mentor and develop Research Analysts in terms of research methods and skills, as well as project planning and execution. The other is to create and maintain a comprehensive, accessible, and up to date Fact Bases as possible. This includes but is not limited to building and maintaining market intelligence dashboards and designs/executes research projects. This ensures that our business and functional teams have the data/insights about markets, customers, and competitors that they need to make both tactical and strategic decisions.
The Research Manager II is expected to be experienced with all relevant methods of research (primary, both quantitative and qualitative, and secondary), as well as the selection and management of research vendors. The research manager will collaborate with cross functional partners to execute complex projects with little to no direct guidance from the Research Team Leader or from the Global Market Research Director
-- Accountabilities
--- EBIT and Cash Flow: Provide insights and market intelligence through reports/dashboards & research projects that lead to formed market and business choices
--- Growth: Support market and business strategies through market research
--- Capabilities: Provides research subject matter expertise and coaching to research analysts; navigates and owns personal career development
--- Productivity: Plans projects and allocates time effectively to meet deadlines; quickly adapts to shifts and resources and priorities
--- Safety & Wellness: ensure an injury free workplace; maintain or improve personal health
--- EBIT and Cash Flow: Provide insights and market intelligence through reports/dashboards & research projects that lead to formed market and business choices
--- Growth: Support market and business strategies through market research
--- Capabilities: Provides research subject matter expertise and coaching to research analysts; navigates and owns personal career development
--- Productivity: Plans projects and allocates time effectively to meet deadlines; quickly adapts to shifts and resources and priorities
--- Safety & Wellness: ensure an injury free workplace; maintain or improve personal health Responsibilities ROLE DESCRIPTION
The primary role of the Research Manager is to lead research projects, commissioned by P&L and Strategy Teams, that provide the data and insight need for both tactical/short term and strategic decision making. The Research Manager has two secondary roles. One is to support the development of Research Analysts in terms of research methods and skills, as well as project planning and execution. The other is to help the P&L and Strategy Teams create and maintain as comprehensive, accessible, and up to date Fact Bases as possible. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Assist the Research Team Leader or Strategy Director, to design and launch research projects ensuring appropriate knowledge gaps are filled to support tactical and strategic decisions
--- Identify potential sources of data, including pre-existing studies
--- Evaluate potential research methodologies for gathering particular types of data
--- Establish technical parameters for each research project
--- Scope projects, draft project charters and work plans for research projects
--- Identify and qualify external research vendors, including drafting RFPs, conducting initial negotiations with potential vendors and conducting comparative analyses of vendor proposals
--- Translate business issues into researchable business questions
--- Structure interviews that can provide definitive answers to business questions
--- Lead the effort to gather the data, including: conduct interviews with customers, subject matter experts, and provide interview guides for other Eastman employees
--- Manage research vendors on a day to day basis
--- Assemble research data into well documented, easily searchable, accurate databases
--- Create clear, complete, and insightful reports and presentations
--- Ensure that all stakeholders understand the data, learnings, and insights
-- Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS
--- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is required
--- 3+ years of primary/secondary research
--- Experience developing research strategies which provide useful insights to primary clients
-- Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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