Research Associate – Japanese Speaking – TMT – Shanghai

Research Associate – Japanese Speaking – TMT – Shanghai

March 3, 2022


  • Engaging with customers • You will thrive learning in a rich, fast paced, deadline-driven yet thoughtful environment that is customer-focused. Working closely with more senior team members, you will engage with our Consulting and Knowledge Teams daily with the aim to understand, scope, and deliver accurate, timely, and relevant data and information Thinking analytically
  • You’re an organized thinker who commits to learning research analysis including methods, databases and tools, synthesis & packaging Working accurately in a fast-paced, deadline focused environment
  • You will have strong attention to detail by clarifying request objectives under the direct supervision and discussing the most appropriate and timely research approach. You will do this whilst communicating directly with company stakeholders to evaluate and recommend the most efficient and successful research strategy per project Working well independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Working closely with fellow DRS colleagues, you will approach all interactions with the highest level of quality and customer service. You will also guide outsourcing partners in their research analysis and do quality assurance Seeking professional development
  • You will welcome the opportunity to grow and learn in an apprenticeship culture where you can quickly build and expand your research knowledge base to the next level Communicating with confidence and ease
  • You will be a clear and confident communicator, able to deliver messages in a concise manner with a positive disposition and you will help build a loyal customer base for DRS


• Undergraduate degree minimum (a preference for a degree in engineering, sciences)

• 0-2 years relevant working experience in Telecom, Media and Technology
research/consulting field

• Excellent English and Mandarin

• Japanese proficiency of JLPT N1 is a must

• Proven research and commercial database searching capabilities in Japanese (e.g. Nikkei Telecom)

• Works with flexible hours (e.g. 8AM – 5PM)