Executing awareness research with prospects, client satisfaction & NPS surveys, competitor analysis, and contributing to decisions on new market entries via your data-driven estimates of market size. Are these projects motivating to you? As Market Researcher on our Marcom Team, you will execute these projects and play a crucial role for Sales and Marketing to become even more successful.

What does a Market Researcher’s day look like?

You start your week with planning. Your contribution to the weekly team stand-up could be:

  • “This week I’ll be finishing the summarizing PowerBI dashboard for the client satisfaction survey.
  • In 2 days, we’ll close the awareness survey if our external panel supplier continues to redirect well-screened candidates at the same pace.
  • I am also preparing for a kick-off meeting next week on how we can automate reporting on industry trends through our market intelligence tool, in addition to our existing automated competitor news monitor.”

PowerBI reporting proves difficult, but with the help of colleagues, you get it done. You had to turn down a request for an unplanned ad hoc market survey; your current awareness results reporting took priority over this request. You were, however, able to advise them on an alternative solution.

What’s your team?

You are part of the Marketing Communication team (7), reporting to the Manager Marketing Communication. Together with the Digital Marketing team (7), Marketing is part of Commerce that includes Sales as well. The team is diverse & international in background & work location, is very cooperative and highly motivated to be commercially successful. You partially work from home; some meetings are via TEAMS with colleagues in our offices outside the Netherlands. Some of your meetings are in-person in our Rotterdam or Amsterdam office.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a challenging and rewarding role in a growing company, while being part of an inspirational globally expanding business with a lot of opportunities for personal and professional career development. The salary range is € 55,000 - € 68,000 on a yearly basis, including holiday allowance, fixed 13th month and bonus, dependent on your competency profile and experience.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer you excellent benefits, including:

  • participation in the pension scheme,
  • commuting and business travel allowance,
  • hybrid work and internet allowance,
  • 27 vacation days and the possibility to buy more.

Moreover, we offer:

  • An open and informal work environment (Active staff association, annual ski trip, staff social events, annual summer and Christmas party and much more) with inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues.
  • Opportunities to develop yourself with a training program as well as weekly research and knowledge meetings.
  • Hybrid working, meaning working at the office in Rotterdam (preferred)/Amsterdam, with the possibility to work partly from home (of course you’re welcome to work every day at the office) – our head quarter is in Rotterdam, beautifully located overlooking the Nieuwe Maas near Blaak station and we have a spatious Amsterdam office within two minutes’ walk from Sloterdijk station.
  • The prospect of a permanent contract because we strive for a long-term relationship.

Who are you?

You prefer facts over impressions, you like to measure buyer journey elements, you feel confident in configuring market research tooling and other research or intelligence tools. You enjoy automating standard processes and testing and launching new commercial intel initiatives with colleagues or external vendors with whom you have not worked before.

You recognize yourself in the following:

  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Structured and with a very keen eye for detail
  • Very familiar with Excel, and at least 1 market research tool
  • Commercial B2B mindset, eager to learn and develop, and you enjoy “selling” your skills and projects internally.

And of course, you identify yourself with our core values.

You have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a business or marketing study
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably at different employers
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, specifically MS Excel, and you know the ins and outs of at least 1 market research tool
  • Fluency in the English language. Dutch is a plus.

In addition, the following aspects are important to us:

  • A background in Market(ing) research
  • Experience with Qualtrics, Intelligence2day, and PowerBI
  • Experience in market, tender or competitor analysis in B2B financial industry markets.

Who are we?

Working at Ortec Finance means working somewhere else. It means working in a world where colleagues meet, gather knowledge and where likeminded peers are always willing to help each other. Where the organizational culture is friendly, flat and non-political.

Working at Ortec Finance also means working in a continuously innovating world where science, academics and mathematics dominate, since models are key in helping Ortec Finance’s clients with complex financial decisions. Because that’s what we love: giving our clients the best advice possible. Where the daily job is very in-depth, based on evidence and relevant for society. It means a job that matters. Where the learning curve is steep; we learn something new every single day. And we need to, because continuous innovation is key. Especially in a fin tech world. We don’t necessarily follow all conventions. Because yes, we are a bit rebellious too.

Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. More at www.ortecfinance.com.

Being you at Ortec Finance

Being you at Ortec Finance is our commitment to you in creating a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment and to provide equal opportunities for every employee.

  • Great people: we hire great people from a global job market and offer equal opportunities to applicants of all backgrounds, cultures and personal drives
  • Motivational environment: we deeply believe that employees being themselves enables them to perform at their best. And that this is fundamental to our continued success
  • Diverse perspectives: we encourage diversity of thought and personal initiative. We stimulate our people to be courageous and give each other space to see and do things differently.

Read more at BEING YOU at Ortec Finance

More information or do you want to apply?

For more information regarding this position please contact Michiel Gankema, Manager Marketing Communications via +31 10 700 5000 or send an email to recruitment@ortec-finance.com.

So, do you want to join Ortec Finance? Please use the application button to submit your curriculum vitae and your cover letter. Be creative if you want.

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We hope to meet you soon!

  • Experienced Professional
  • Rotterdam en Amsterdam
  • Fulltime
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