Researcher

Job Location

Cairo, Egypt

Deadline

August 30, 2021

Department

Research and Development

About the job

We’re looking for a highly motivated Researcher who wants to join an international start-up and take on the challenge of their life! Our vision is to build the world’s best company, therefore we need to build the world’s best team.


Capiter is a b2b marketplace that brings together FMCGs, Wholesalers and merchants to the same platform, enabling merchants to order their products through the e-commerce platform and receive credit on their purchases. As of today it’s serving +20k merchants and +150 FMCGs and wholesalers.The focus is to create value for merchants and improve their income.

We are a versatile team of close to 130 problem solvers who love making the impossible possible. We strive for a diverse and entrepreneurial company culture with people who are curious and want to be the best at what they do.

We are backed by top tier VC’s such as Shrooq Partners, MSA and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Middle East.


Profile:


Researcher's duties include aligning methodologies with research goals, using a range of tools to acquire information and interpret data, writing up reports and presenting findings and schedules to management and other stakeholders, identifying trends and patterns, conducting fieldwork and Interviews when required, as well as taking initiatives that solve for merchant experience. You should be able to deliver presentations and communicate effectively at all levels.

To be successful as a researcher, you should be resourceful, and demonstrate excellent time management and patience. Outstanding researchers are passionate about their subject matter and able to meet strict deadlines & we won't expect anything less from you


Key responsibilities:

  • Interpreting research specifications and developing a work plan that satisfies requirements in line with improving merchant experience

  • Conducting desk review, and using books, journal articles, newspaper sources, questionnaires, surveys, polls, and interviews to gather data on our b2b market & merchants

  • Analyzing and interpreting patterns and trends from primary as well as secondary data

  • Recording findings by taking written notes and using appropriate software.

  • Assisting management with budget and time schedules of projects picked.

  • Anticipating research issues and promptly resolving them.

  • Promptly reporting any problems to the relevant stakeholders.

  • Following a strict code of ethics and protecting any confidential information at all times.

  • Writing proposals and delivering presentations when required.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Sociology, psychology or Political Science.

  • Proven experience in a research field.

  • Sound understanding of research methodologies.

  • Proficiency in MS Office & NVivo

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Practical experience in database management.

  • Attention to detail and exceptional written, verbal, and communication skills.

What you can expect from us

  • Learn and work with some of the best entrepreneurs that will give you insights to all relevant aspects of building a company.

  • Work in a flat, modern organisation with no bureaucracy where trust is the most important trait

  • Explore and learn from new cultures that are most likely very different from what you’re used to.

  • Work in a fast-paced company where time between decision to action is minimal.

  • The opportunity to build a b2b marketplace in retail space, a global business, meaningful network and experience.

  • Salary in line with market benchmarks and stock options with potential of significant gains.