Millward Brown Job Vacancy : Senior Research Executive / Account Manager – Quantitative Researcher

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Job Description

Job description

Main purpose of the job

This position is a managerial position. The person will be required to:
Play an active role in developing line reports including: training, mentoring and coaching them where necessary;
Manage the day to day relationships with clients;
Ensure the smooth running of research projects from commissioning to final presentation.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and develop a team of researchers including, but not limited to; managing their performance appraisals, and providing them with training and development;
  • Forge strong client relationships and high satisfaction levels by building strong rapport and trust;
  • Assist the Associate Account Director/ Group Account Director in management of revenue budgets set for clients;
  • Develop individual job costs, monitor job costs throughout the project and ensure profitability;
  • Prepare proposals independently;
  • Identify and act on new business opportunities amongst existing and new clients;
  • Analyse data, draw recommendations and present to clients;
  • Manage quality control and ensuring deadlines are met;
  • Cost projects and monitor costs on projects;
  • Contribute towards Millward Brown learning;
  • Take responsibility for the project process that includes:
  • Design of questionnaires/discussion guides;
  • Preparation of all material for fieldwork/briefing fieldwork;
  • Data and coding/checking and specking;
  • Presentation preparation;
  • Ensure all employees adhere to the requirements of our quality management system ISO20252.

Qualifications/Work Experience

Qualifications:

  • Degree preferably in Research, Marketing, Economics, Social Sciences
  • Masters’ Degree in the above fields will be an added advantage

Previous experience of:

  • At least 5+ years’ relevant market research experience in a research agency, client company, or management or marketing consultancy.
  • Great knowledge of the Kenya market
  • International exposure is an added advantage

Personal/Behavioural Competencies

  • Project management
  • Client orientation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Self-development
  • Analytical skills
  • Developing others
  • Integrity and high ethical standards
  • Communication skills

Personal Attributes
A passion for brands and advertising, a curiosity to understand consumer thinking and opinion and, a desire to advise clients how to improve their brands performance in the market place
Must be a hands on, high energy, confident team player

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application online : Click Here

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