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Business & Industry Analyst

Marketing - General
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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

  • Conduct primary and secondary research in various industries
  • Collate and tabulate data systematically and accurately
  • Perform meaningful data analysis, including developing assumptions and parameters
  • Develop strategic recommendations and quality solutions for clients
  • Write detailed, concise and professional research reports and business plans, both for the client and public consumption
  • Maintain ownership on assigned projects
  • Build and foster lasting client relationships

Job Requirements

If you are:
  • Resourceful and persistent in data gathering
  • Able to structure and solve analytical problems
  • Comfortable in qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Detailed-oriented and meticulous
  • Strong in articulating your thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent in narrative report-writing in English
  • Versatile in adapting to multi-country, multi-industry projects
  • A good team player but able to work under minimum supervision
  • Able to multi-task effectively and work within tight deadlines
… and you have the following:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline
  • 1-2 years’ experience in market research and/or management consulting
  • but fresh graduates are encouraged to apply too
  • Strong command of English ​​
  • Strong command of Cantonese, or another Asian language, will be an added advantage
  • Exposure to corporate finance and investment banking will be a further advantage

Our Culture


At SMITH ZANDER, we pride ourselves in our core values: our commitment to quality; our focus on client needs; and our respect for an open, respectful culture.

SMITH ZANDER is a performance-based employer, where we recognise and reward achievements and results above all else. We believe in empowering our employees, where we provide an environment for independent thinking, ownership of responsibilities and strategic decision-making. We are committed to developing, nurturing and retaining our best talents as we aspire to strengthen our position as the leading player in our specialised, niche industry.

In you are interested in doing challenging analytical work in a fast-paced corporate environment, yet be immersed in an easy-going and fun office culture with young, dynamic colleagues, we would love to hear from you. And if you have a sense of humour, you would fit right in with us.


SMITH ZANDER is a specialist research and strategy consulting firm, offering expert best-in-class market research, industry intelligence and strategy consulting solutions to our clients. We enable clients to make informed business and investment decisions through our solutions and services, while our published work help regulatory authorities, professional advisers and the general public and investment community understand and appreciate the dynamics of specific markets and industries.

At SMITH ZANDER, we provide our clients with the latest market and industry insights, through bespoke deliverables covering areas such as market sizing, competitive landscape, market share, outlook and prospects. These help our clients and target audience better understand the markets and industries they operate in, by providing documented information founded on practical, on-the-ground research. Our consulting work takes fundamental data uncovered through our research and uses it to develop strategies and solutions for our clients, to ensure that our advice and recommendations are pragmatic and fact-based.

Our team at SMITH ZANDER has led and executed independent market research exercises for IPOs and other capital market transactions in a wide range of industries across Asia Pacific, primarily in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Our strategy consulting work has seen us give advice to our clients ranging from local conglomerates to international corporations, as well as government agencies and SMEs.