Research Executive Job Vacancy in Kenya – Ipsos




Research Executive

Ipsos in Kenya

Can you deliver a first class service?

A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team…

Ipsos is a world-leading research company operating in more than 80 countries. It has revenues in excess of €1Bn and employs 16,000 staff worldwide.

Ipsos provides research services and strategic insight to the world’s largest corporations and many public sector organizations.

Ipsos is organized in each country of operation across its global business lines and its functions, in a matrix organization that is designed to achieve operational excellence, functional expertise and client satisfaction.

The global business lines are research services that fall into the categories of marketing, advertising, loyalty, media, communications and technology and public affairs.

In Kenya, Ipsos is especially active in the media, communications and technology, public affairs and marketing research areas.

Research Executive

Job Purpose: This role exists to manage and execute research projects in a manner that ensures client satisfaction.

The role holder manages and oversees multiple projects, ensuring that the work standards are of a high quality, deadlines are met and that projects are completed within budget.
The role holder is also responsible for day to day client liaison in terms of queries and feedback.
Knowledge and Skills
  • A relevant University Degree
  • A minimum of 1 year continuous experience in market research
  • Solid knowledge of market research services and tools (preferably with an emphasis on quantitative custom research, but having both quantitative and qualitative experience will be an advantage)
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SPSS and other survey analysis systems like Quantum
  • Knowledge and experience in preparing budgets and cost management
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Self-driven, results orientated, shows exceptional initiative and is focused on quality and profit
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively
  • Strong Analytical skills and report writing skills
  • Excellent computing skills especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting and analyzing information
  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Interpersonal skills, good people skills and good organizational skills
If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Ipsos values.
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV in detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to careers-ke@ipsos.com.
Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.
Include “Research Executive” in the cover letter and email subject header.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for application: Friday, 14th February 2014, 5pm

For more information on Ipsos please visit: www.ipsos.com

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