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Senior Manager/Manager, Business Insights (APAC)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 993929BR Location Singapore, Singapore Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 31, 2022

Job Summary:

This role is based in Singapore and is responsible for 13 APAC markets spanning North Asia (5), Southeast Asia (6) & ANZ (2).

The Walt Disney Company’s Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business segment with the mission of providing consumers worldwide access to the content they want most, on the right platforms, at a time of rapidly evolving consumer habits. DMED’s business focus spans across Studio, Media, Content Sales as well as the Company’s latest direct-to-consumer streaming service, Disney+, one that aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

This role will be part of the APAC Corporate Strategy team. The incumbent will aim to provide a good understanding of key market trends & consumer behaviour, their attitudes & preferences, and leverage relevant data & insights to work with business teams and form appropriate business strategies or answer the critical strategic questions.


  • Develop customized primary research approaches based on business needs
  • Synthesize complex quantitative and qualitative data into clear, actionable insights
  • Leverage & integrate secondary databases to provide holistic business solutions
  • Conduct desktop research to support and provide insights based on business needs
  • Collaborate with overseas cross-function teams on insights and analysis projects
  • Work in an ever-changing and complex environment, and comfortable with ambiguity and navigating a fast-paced environment
  • Prepare and share analytics with the relevant stakeholders
  • Track performance of business strategies

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years experience in top manage consulting firms, specialized in consumer goods or consumer internet; or 5-10 years of relevant experience in the consulting function of market research firms
  • Extensive experience with the full lifecycle of consumer research: designing the approach/sample, writing questionnaires/discussion guides, managing fieldwork and related vendors, developing analytic plans, conducting data analysis, preparing compelling deliverables
  • Experience in a range of research methodologies (e.g., MaxDiff, TURF, segmentation, conjoint, derived importance, attitudes & usage studies, focus groups, online communities, etc.)
  • Preference for candidates with demonstrated experience using analytical skills to generate insights that inform business strategy. Mastery of Excel required; familiarity with tools such as Alteryx, SPSS, and Tableau a plus
  • Insights about media/entertainment consumers, sensitive to identifying and following market trends
  • Familiarity with the APAC markets highly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for all newly hired employees in Singapore.


About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte. Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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