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Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description
 

            Job Title: Research Manager 

                                     

           Job Title Reports To: Research Director 

 

 

  1. MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

Business planning and prospecting, client service, project management and leadership to achieve company’s business objectives.      

     

  1. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

    • Achieving the agreed monthly & annual business targets

 

    • Ensuring operating systems are adhered to in execution of all projects

 

    • Client relationship management including prospecting; brief taking; proposal writing and presentation; data collection and analysis briefing; and report writing and presentation

 

    • Ensuring the completion of the necessary documentation on approval of proposal to facilitate proper and early commissioning and payment of projects

 

    • Overseeing the implementation of research projects to ensure timely and accurate execution of all parts of the projects

 

    • Regular follow up with key client contacts on existing and potential research projects

 

    • Developing and growing the team of people working with you, by motivating, training, appraising, and guiding them

 

    • Collecting the final payment and getting client feedback on research projects

 

    • Any other task that may be assigned by the Research Director or Managing Director from time to time

 

  1. PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

 

  1. JOB IDENTIFICATION

 

Job Title: Research Manager 

                                     

           Job Title Reports To: Research Director 

 

 

  1. MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

Business planning and prospecting, client service, project management and leadership to achieve company’s business objectives.      

     

  1. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

    • Achieving the agreed monthly & annual business targets

 

    • Ensuring operating systems are adhered to in execution of all projects

 

    • Client relationship management including prospecting; brief taking; proposal writing and presentation; data collection and analysis briefing; and report writing and presentation

 

    • Ensuring the completion of the necessary documentation on approval of proposal to facilitate proper and early commissioning and payment of projects

 

    • Overseeing the implementation of research projects to ensure timely and accurate execution of all parts of the projects

 

    • Regular follow up with key client contacts on existing and potential research projects

 

    • Developing and growing the team of people working with you, by motivating, training, appraising, and guiding them

 

    • Collecting the final payment and getting client feedback on research projects

 

    • Any other task that may be assigned by the Research Director or Managing Director from time to time

 

  1. PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

 

 

Criteria 

Essential 

Desirable 

 

4.1

Education

Qualification and

Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in in

Social Sciences or in

Business studies

  • Post graduate

Marketing Diploma 

• Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or in Business studies

 

4.2

Knowledge and

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal

skills

  • Good team building and leadership skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good computer skills  

 

4.3

Experience

At least 5 years’ experience in a reputable market research agency

 

4.4

Personal Attributes

  • Honesty
  • Integrity 
  • Reliability
  • Curiosity
  • Consumer empathy
  • Problem solving ability
  • Proactivity and confidence
  • High level of accuracy 
  • Attention to detail

 

4.5

Judgement and Mental demands

  • Creativity 
  • Ability to handle client

 

 

Criteria 

Essential 

Desirable 

 

 

 

and work pressure

 

 

4.6

Physical demands and work environment

  • Ability to work long hours and to withstand pressure
  • Local and international travel

 

 

 

     
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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