Research Associate/Research Consultant (Fixed Term)

February 8, 2019
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Job description

Stork, a market leading provider of knowledge-based maintenance, modifications and integrity engineering to the global energy sector, is seeking to appoint an interim research associate/research consultant to assist in the development of a business plan for its Cooperheat division. Cooperheat, headquartered in Southport, supplies furnaces, heat treatment equipment and heat treatment services globally to a diverse and growing client base.
The research associate/research consultant will be responsible for quality-assured and rigorous market research and analysis to quantify the current and expected market size for Cooperheat products and services (split by geography and industry segment); to identify specific emergent and historic market drivers and market trends; to verify the competitor landscape (to include a split by market share and key differentiators); to identify client requirements and expectations; to identify potential growth opportunities for the company and routes of entry into these opportunities.
The research associate/research consultant will be guided and mentored by the company’s Aberdeen-based analyst. The successful candidate will have access to previous intelligence documents, including a framework for the project, as well as a wide range of data and information subscription services.

Job requirements

At Stork we attach great value to the key competences of our employees. We expect you always give safety the highest priority and that you are strongly working together with others. You are a specialist in your area of expertise and you have a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude.

Person Specification:

Undergraduate degree in business/marketing/accountancy/economics/statistics/mathematics, with 0-5 years of professional working experience, preferably in an analytical/research role. Knowledge of primary and secondary research techniques, as well as data manipulation, are distinct advantages. Some industry experience is preferred but not necessary. The candidate will be based in Aberdeen.

Working conditions

Stork is a dynamic, international and rapidly growing organization. We offer a highly competitive salary and an extensive package of fringe benefits. Next to this we attach great value to personal development of our employees and therefore offer a wide range of education programs and have a strong focus on accompaniment and knowledge sharing and transfer.

Location: Dyce, Aberdeen
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Temporary until December 2018

Company Information

Stork, a Fluor company, is an expert provider of maintenance, modification and asset integrity services to the global oil and gas, chemicals and process, metals and mining, power, and manufacturing industries. We are dedicated to improving asset performance, safety and cost efficiency for our Clients throughout the complete asset life cycle.
With a team of 19,000 employees in over 100 countries, we serve more than 4,000 Clients across 6 continents.
Stork is dedicated to reducing risk, assuring safety and reducing environment impact through our award-winning value driven HSEQ platform; REACH Beyond Zero. Whilst safety will always remain our core value, the platform not only communicates on Safety but also on Health, Environmental and Quality issues too. We are committed to our transparent, employee-led approach to HSEQ.

Our culture and people:

As a knowledge-based integrity management company our people are our greatest asset. Our culture and shared values underpins everything we do. By caring for the development of our people, who are proud to contribute to Stork’s high performance culture, we provide a positive, dynamic and supportive working environment. In turn, this aids in the enhancement of our employees’ personal development as well as career opportunities and advancement.  As part of our team we will strive to help you achieve your greatest potential.

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