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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Kantar is one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. Working together across the whole spectrum of research and consulting disciplines, its specialist brands, employing 30,000 people, provide inspirational insights and business strategies for clients in 100 countries. Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over ...
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    Senior Research Executive

    Job Details

    Our insights colleagues are experts in human understanding. With expertise covering brand, innovation, creative, media, commerce and customer experience, they help clients define what brands should stand for, how to disrupt and renew their offer, how to connect with audiences and how to win with consumers and customers.

    Job Title - Senior Research Executive

    Location - Nairobi, Kenya

    Role Description

    Join a team that deals largely with brand tracking doing the following:

    • Ensure the smooth running of research projects from start to completion
    • Build a strong day to day working relationship with the clients
    • Add value by continually building your technical expertise as a market researcher and apply it to the work you do for your clients
    • Manage a mini-team of junior researchers
    • Business development

    Work mainly unsupervised and produce for sign off by line manager

    • Proposals and budgets
    • Reports and Presentations decks
    • Designing of research tools e.g. questionnaires
    • Fieldwork materials e.g. briefing notes
    • Data/Coding specs
    • Point of views

    Manage the following processes/ duties mainly unsupervised

    • Manage multiple projects
    • Project deadlines / prioritise work appropriately and logically
    • Costs and resource management
    • Day to day project management
    • Liaise with other departments – operations, finance
    • Identify actions/issues that may have cost implications
    • Problem solving/trouble shooting
    • Presentations to clients
       

    Role Requirements

    • Completed tertiary education – degree in Marketing or Statistics
    • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in the research industry
    • Excel & PowerPoint proficiency
       

    Core Research Competencies

    • Originality / fresh ‘’adhoc’’ thinking to suit our adhoc client requests
    • Analytical mindset
    • Ability to generate insights
    • Deliver accurate, high quality work under pressure
    • Attention to detail
       

    Client Focus

    • Ability to establish and maintain strong professional client relationships
    • Have a passion for brands
       

    Financial Focus

    • Ensure profitability of jobs
    • Keep an eye on and drive targets
    • Seek and drive new business opportunities
    • Business development skills
    • Commercial acumen

    At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

    We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kantar on kantar.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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