Senior Research Executive

January 26, 2022

Job Description

Kantar Nigeria

Kantar, backed by Bain Capital, is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 25,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.
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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Research Executive
Job ID: R048220
Location: Ikorodu Road, Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Purpose of the Role

In collaboration with the Account Manager, you will take responsibility for the design, execution and delivery of quantitative research projects (both adhoc and tracking), from responding to a brief to presenting the findings through insight reports.
You will be expected to develop existing business and client relationships, contributing to the success of other team members.

Role Deliverables

Project design: Provide appropriate research methodology, guidance on analysis techniques and sampling designs using the recommended and appropriate Kantar solutions.
Project output: Must be capable of writing quantitative reports using data, providing sound research recommendations, “finding the story” ensuring strategic content of conclusions and recommendations, always adding value to the research results
Client Management: Acquire relevant client background knowledge, having a very clear understanding of the client business. Focus on relationship building, meeting deadlines, managing general client expectations. You are responsible for liaising with clients on all aspects of a study, from briefing to presentation on a project basis.
Project planning and Management: Prioritise project requirements and delivery, determine tasks and actions for the team, allocate resources effectively, schedule and meet deadlines, brief support services, manage and evaluate project progress. Supervise the work of younger team members on project preparation, execution and completion.
Team mentoring and training: Identify skills gaps and growth potential of team members, involve senior colleagues and juniors in planning and design of projects, provide on the job training. Provide feedback to younger experienced team members on challenges and successes
Quality control: Set standards of excellence to ensure high quality through checking procedures, conduct detailed checks of proposals, questionnaires, data tables, presentations.
Presentation: Required to present both insight reports to the marketing and research teams and clients.
New business: Responsible for managing new business of existing clients where relationships sit with senior colleagues.

Role Requirements

Completed tertiary education – Degree in Marketing, Arts, Humanities amongst others (preferably Hons)
Must have 3-5 years' work experience in the research industry
Research acumen
Analytical ability with proven numeracy skills
Computer literacy – proficiency on all MS Office packages
Business writing skills
Presentation skills
Basic commercial skills (cost and time management).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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