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Ipsos Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa.

We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Senior Research Executive (QUANT) – Tanzania

The Role:
  1. Responsible for both accounts and individual projects within a quantitative remit, for growing business within the specialism from both existing and new clients, managing and leading the research team in terms of development, efficiency, staff continuity, capacity and research. This function takes on both a management role as well as a technical role.
  2. Ensure profitability of all projects at proposal and work stage.
  3. Enable Ipsos Synovate Tanzania to maintain the cutting edge in terms of personnel, research methodologies, knowledge and insights. This involves an influence on the strategic direction and operating plan of the business through reporting on emerging opportunities and threats, and providing a consistent and integrated view of customers through the interpretation of market and customer data.
  4. Developing & strengthening relationships with current and potential clients.
  5. Ensuring the team’s focus is in alignment with Ipsos Synovate Global & Ipsos Sub Saharan Africa strategic focus.
  6. Support sales through input into research design for key clients as well as insights into results obtained from research conducted for key clients.
  7. People management in the research team in terms of recruiting, training, retention and promotion, allocating and monitoring work.
The Person:

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Preferably hold Tanzanian Citizenship
  • Bachelors degree with second class honours
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience in market research at executive level, specialism in quantitative research
  • Good command of written & spoken English, strong communication and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and meaningful way
  • Ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Exceptional Client Relationship Management skills
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting & analyzing information
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word and SPSS and other survey analysis systems like Quantum
  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Good report writing skills
  • Strong management and supervisory skills
  • Interpersonal and good organizational skills
  • Time, costing and project management skills
  • Self driven, results oriented, shows exceptional initiative and is focused on quality and profit
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 Synovate’s values.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to;

Deadline for application is 31st January 2012

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