Research and Innovation Manager

Main responsibilities:

 1.      Researches:  organizes systematic collection of data, necessary for making decisions related to the Company’s marketing strategy. Controls the process of conducting researches in the field conditions, focus groups; development of questionnaires, survey forms and other documents which include the results of the surveys, tests and etc.;

2.      Assortment management: analyzes CBAZ assortment effectiveness, defines vulnerabilities /opportunities for the optimization. Calculates business cases on launching new products, cost optimization, delisting and etc. Maintains data actuality in global systems;

3.      Planning, budgeting and forecasting: Engages in the developing of annual and strategic marketing plans. Manage the budget for conducting research, also control duly payments and prepare financial reports;

4.      Analyzes data and give data, necessary for the defining of CBAZ marketing strategy (macroeconomic indicators, market performance, segmentation, consumer trends, competitors activity, supply, paying capacity and etc).

 Requirements for candidates:

  •  Higher education – preferably in marketing and/or statistics;
  • A confident user of MS Office;
  • At least 5 year of experience in the research sphere ((preferably in a large FMCG company);
  • Effective project management;
  • Have knowledge about statistics theory, methods of collecting and processing of statistical data, methodology of conducting different quantitative and qualitative researches;
  •  Have strong knowledge in marketing, sales and finance. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  •  Fluency in Azeri, English, Russian languages;
  • A confident user of PC (including specialized programs such as SPPS or Pulsar), MS Office;
  • Good organizational, communication and oratorical skills;
  • Focus on results;
  • Ability to work in multitasking mode;
  • Willingness to independently master new skills;
  • Self-motivated.

If you meet the above profile and would like to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity please apply by forwarding your CV to Please include the job title in the email subject line.