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Senior Market Research Analyst

  • Freiburg, NDS, Germany
  • Not Remote
  • Sales
  • REF12613U

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare’s hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere—we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture—our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real-world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential. 

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position:

The EU Senior Market Research Analyst is a critical role in support of Market Intelligence activities in the EU and Global Distribution markets. This individual will be a primary contact for Marketing, Commercial, and Finance leaders and managers - and must reflect the qualifications below in a way that allows them to be successful with senior internal stakeholders.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Support the Evaluation of market opportunity and risks for Global Distribution markets:


  • Gather insights on the market (economics, market size, risks indicators)
  • Build presentations summarizing opportunities and risks at country and region level
  • Contribute to calculating MRs (Minimum Requirements expected from the distributor) for submission
  • Contribute to the update of the country prioritization matrix for presentation to commercial/financial executives

Primary Market Research (PMR) projects:

Lead/support studies executed by third party research partners:

  • Lead discussions with internal stakeholders to understand and document the business objectives
  • Develop or assist in the development of the research instrument (moderator guide, questionnaire)
  • Work closely with vendors ensuring the successful execution of the fieldwork
  • Upon completion, review the collected data, review reports and correct/revise/enhance as appropriate

Manage direct Primary Market Research (PMR) in coordination with surgical societies or other customers

  • Lead discussions with internal stakeholders to understand and document the business objectives
  • Develop or assist in the development of the research instrument (moderator guide, questionnaire)
  • Upon completion, review the collected data, write report

Hospital analytics:

  • Collect hospital data
  • Map the data: align external hospital names and code and internal format
  • Consolidate hospital level data across geographies; ensure consistency about fields and procedure definitions

Regional Competitive intelligence support:

  • Analyze the information gathered in the internal “post tender” awards surveys
  • Load and analyze the data at account level for competitor installations


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Health Science, Engineering or Data Science
  • 3-4 years of market research/analytical experience
  • Experience in medical/healthcare/hospital market
  • Quantitative reasoning/application skills and ability to critically think through complexity
  • Ability to discern strategic insights from data analysis
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, models building, advanced formulas)
  • Ability to leverage PowerPoint to artfully craft a cohesive and impactful narrative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German, including the ability to interact with senior leadership
  • Ability to support and prioritize multiple projects concurrently
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization
  • Office based in Freiburg – but can be localized in a radius of 90 minutes travel time by car (France, Switzerland and/or Germany.) Should be able to be in the Freiberg office 2-3 days per week, or as desired by Intuitive in the future.

Additional Information

Intuitive ist ein Arbeitgeber, der gleiche und gerechte Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten bietet. Wir bieten allen qualifizierten Bewerbern und Mitarbeitern gleiche Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten, unabhängig von ethnischer Herkunft, Geschlecht, Schwangerschaft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität, nationaler Herkunft, Hautfarbe, Alter, Religion, geschütztem Veteranenstatus, Behindertenstatus, genetischen Informationen oder einem anderen Status, der nach den geltenden Gesetzen auf Bundes-, Landes- oder lokaler Ebene geschützt ist, und verbieten jegliche Form von Diskriminierung und Belästigung.

Gemäß den „Fair Chance“-Gesetzen berücksichtigen wir qualifizierte Bewerber, die verhaftet wurden oder Vorstrafen haben, für offene Stellen.

Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time

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