The Insights Analyst – Insights and Consultancy, Japan is part of the North Asia Insights team and whose main responsibility is to support Account Management Team to identify consulting opportunities to build growth of Mintel’s custom solution in Japan and to conduct data analysis and generate actionable insights that can make the impact to clients’ business. This role is crucial in delivering consulting projects to clients, building and enhancing the relationship.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively support account managers to identify consultancy opportunities aiming to identify client questions suitable for consultancy/custom solutions and design correspondent solutions jointly in consultation with the North Asia Insights/Consultancy Team
  • Work independently to conduct consulting projects using Mintel syndicated tools and draw strong conclusions that can be applicable to clients’ business
  • Take a lead role in creating contents for Macro Consumer/Innovation Trends, including (but not restricted to) localization of Global Trend Presentations to ensure relevance to Japanese clients, Japan local market trends and develop Japan F&D trends for overseas clients
  • Should be largely self-sufficient in terms of managing workload and deadlines

Experience and Personality Traits:

  • The incumbent is expected to have a proficient knowledge of market research methodology ((qualitative and/or quantitative) and the role market research plays in the fast moving consumer goods sector
  • Previous experience of working with complex data sets including econometrics, statistics, consumer surveys and syndicated sales data
  • Capable of working independently and balancing a demanding workload
  • Shows confidence in front of clients; able to co-present report findings and provide valuable input in discussions
  • Good communication skills, able to communicate with effectively wider insights/consultancy team in APAC and Mintel’s global research community and able to translate English into Japanese for presentation decks, offering interpretation in on-site presentations when English speakers come to Japan, whenever necessary
  • Filled with curiosity and hunger to learn new things


  • University Degree
  • 2-4 years of market research/insights/consultancy experience in Consumer goods sectors, preferably but not limit to FMCG, F&B, Beauty, ingredients and flavour house
  • Native Speaker of Japanese, Proficient in English (confident to present in English)
  • Willingness to travel, 20% expected

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