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Research Quality Control Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is a world leader in market research, global market information and business analysis.

They are looking for a Quality Control Manager to work in the Nairobi area, who shall report to the Operations Director.

Job Purpose

Take overall responsibility for internal communications and quality controls of Back-check including financial controls of Quality Control (QC) wages.

Job Responsibilities

Department management and communication:
  • Ensure cost-effective resource utilization in Back-check Dept
  • Ensure ongoing improvement of field quality standards through advising appropriately and proactively
  • Liaise effectively with relevant internal departments/managers on omissions and queries
  • Provide regular feedback to manager on dept and bookings
  • Accurately produce and collate all statistical information relating to Data Collection ,quality and productivity
  • Advise on issues relating to capacity and availability in dept bookings
  • Proactively solve problems in dept/display initiative, innovation and pro-activeness
  • Effectively manage team; ensure balanced workload; coordinate team activities; monitor performance of staff; take timely corrective action
  • Address HR issues in teams
  • Identify growth potential/skills gaps and provide or ensure appropriate coaching/training
  • Maintain personal wellbeing and balance and encourage same of team

Admin duties:
  • Ensure accurate and timely field wages and other claims
  • Ensure accuracy of check-back wage claims and ensure cost-effective resource utilization
  • Provide accurate and timely stats relating to back-checks and findings
  • Project-related duties:
  • Ensure efficient, accurate and timely communications relating to all project booking/traffic flow
  • Ensure internal customer satisfaction with regard to accommodating requests for bookings
  • Liaise with internal clients on any matters pertaining to project bookings/traffic flow
  • Manage internal customer expectations with regard to feasibility of project timings
  • Ensure accurate and timely bookings of all projects in Support Services Departments
  • Ensure quality standards from Field through back-checks in line with global standards

Key challenges and opportunities
  • Creative and decisive under pressure
  • Acute flexibility and adaptability
  • Manage diversity in a complex context

Scope of the Role

Number of people reporting into this role: 4 + New Durban positions (Quality control Supervisor, Quality Control Capturer, Assistant Administrator & 2 x Admin temps) 

Manage projects and team on all client accounts supporting the Quality Control and Traffic Department

Client contact: Internal client contact

WPP/Regional responsibilities: None

Required Qualifications
  • Must be a graduate
  • 5 or more years’ relevant experience required
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Management experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of the research process and marketing research
  • Self-educator/desire to improve own knowledge and skills
  • A self-starter committed to completing projects
  • Works well under pressure and is deadline-driven
  • Strong logical/analytical abilities
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Displays good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Has a proactive and progressive (“can do”) approach
  • Highly accurate, detail and quality orientated
  • Willing to accept responsibility and accountability for work
  • Prepared to work overtime should the need arise
  • Willing to adhere to Research Management System ethics and standards

Each employee is expected to demonstrate the Precision Growth values and behaviours in addition to their specific responsibilities: Enquiring challengers, Precise thinkers, Influential advisors, Leading experts.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (Quality Control Manager) on the email subject to   

The job closes 19th of September 2013.

Kindly indicate current or last salary in the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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