Associate, Market Research (96723BR) Weehawken, New Jersey

Salary: commensurate with experience

UBS seeks an individual with a strong market research background, and equal measures of analytic, strategic thinking, and communication capabilities. UBS seeks to hire a talented individual with high potential who will help expand the impact market research has on the organization.

Job Description

The Market Research team delivers actionable research-based insights throughout UBS Wealth Management Americas to drive business growth. We partner closely with the Strategy team, Marketing team, and Business heads to take on some of the most important and challenging opportunities within the firm. We utilize a variety of research methodologies to understand the key issues, inform strategy development, and provide execution support. Our primary internal clients include the Client Strategy Officer and other members of the Executive Committee, providing exposure to all aspects of the wealth management business. UBS's senior management believes in the value of market research, evidenced by our work regularly being shared with the Executive Committee, the CEO of the Americas as well as the Group Executive Board.

Subject to the individual’s degree of experience, responsibilities include:

• Design and execute research programs among clients / investors as well as among financial advisors and other employees
• Execute research internally (conduct in-depth interviews, surveys)
• Partner with outside vendors to deliver against research objectives
• Synthesize and incorporate findings from secondary research to complement our own work
• Manage projects independently / take ownership to meet tight deadlines
• Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization
• Communicate findings / recommendations and influence the organization to act

Behavioral Competencies

• Driven, excited by challenge – able to roll up his / her sleeves to get the job done
• Intellectually curious, with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Ability to analyze detailed findings, identify insights and package into a compelling story
• Collaborative and works effectively in a team environment as a participant or leader
• Possesses a high degree of personal and professional integrity

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