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Egg Farmers of Canada

Market Research Analyst

Operations – Ottawa, Ontario
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Scope:

Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) is seeking a Market Research Analyst to join the Operations team in a fast-paced, challenging, and exciting work environment. The ideal candidate for this position will have 5-8 years’ of experience in market research analysis and will be responsible for providing market analysis and forecasting expertise in relevance to the Canadian egg industry. Working in a team of four, the Market Research Analyst will be comfortable working with Excel and other statistical software and analyzing data to understand and solve business problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform environmental scanning tasks to assess relevant industry trends in Canada, the US and internationally
  • Conduct market forecasting for egg production, demand, and prices
  • Provide analysis, calculations and ongoing reports relevant to management of production focused programs at EFC
  • Produce reports and presentations outlining market expertise
  • Lead EFC to be a Canadian centre for egg market expertise for the Canadian, US, and international markets. This includes production, demand, and pricing factors
  • Maintain relationships with industry organizations in both Canada and the US
  • Interpret information and data sets to assess current market trends
  • Lead for the development of new programs and projects as directed by the manager
  • Contribute to the management of crisis or emergency situations, specifically in regards to market intelligence and analysis

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables and advanced formulas for example if and lookup statements)
  • Proficient statistical and mathematical skills including methodologies and techniques (e.g. advanced regression analysis, ARIMA models, Monte Carlo simulations, etc.)
  • Ability to prepare estimates and forecasts using programming languages (e.g. STATA, SPSS, etc.)
  • Ability to apply logical and evaluative thinking to problem identification and resolution
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative and be results-oriented
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in project management considered an asset

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Business or a related discipline
  • Master’s degree considered an asset
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience

About Egg Farmers of Canada

Egg Farmers of Canada is a not-for-profit national organization that helps hard-working farmers supply Canadians with fresh, local, high-quality eggs. Our team manages the national egg supply and promotes the benefits of eating eggs while representing the interests of over 1,000 regulated egg farmers in all ten provinces and the Northwest Territories. We also administer national on-farm programs, carry out government and media relations, run national marketing and nutrition programs, fulfill our commitment to research, and manage the national Industrial Products Program. Egg Farmers of Canada is the proud recipient of Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and has been named one of National Capital Region’s Top Employers. To learn more about us, visit eggfarmers.ca, follow us on Twitter (@eggsoeufs) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/eggs). 

Now in its fifth decade as one of Canada’s leading agriculture organizations, Egg Farmers of Canada manages the national egg supply and promotes egg consumption while representing the interests of regulated egg producers from coast to coast. We are very proud to announce that Egg Farmers of Canada was named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures and we have again been selected as one of the National Capital Region’s Top employers for 2018! For more information about Egg Farmers of Canada, visit eggfarmers.ca.

Egg Farmers of Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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