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Research Director Job in Kenya

Our Client, a Market Research Company is looking to recruit a Research Director.

The ideal candidate MUST have at least 10 years experience in market research and 5 years in brand / marketing. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Development, implementation, monitoring and achievement of business targets and plans.
  • Overall in charge of research project management & analysis and data collection. 
  • Providing technical support and business development assistance to local and regional offices.
  • Writing, reviewing and presenting research proposals, instruments and reports.
  • Reviewing new client briefs, discussing the research approach & allocating proposal work to the research teams.
  • Reviewing research proposals.
  • Reviewing research instruments (questionnaires, discussion guides, observation checklists).
  • Reviewing analysis plans.
  • Reviewing research reports.
  • Preparing research instruments for key or complex projects.
  • Preparing & presenting research reports.
  • Reviewing client mails/ calls, and answering them appropriately.
  • Reviewing progress & job updates with the research, analysis & data collection teams and resolving conflicts.
  • Providing all the support above to country offices outside Kenya on need basis.
  • Recruiting, motivating, training and evaluation of research project teams, analysts and data collection workers.
  • Reviewing business performance, developments and implementation of business plans.
  • Advising on organisation structure and resource development strategy.
  • Generation of new business.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, statistics, commerce, economics or related fields.
  • Must have a Masters degree in Business Administration / Management.
  • Must have training in market research and data analysis.
  • Must have further education in Management from reputable institutions.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Team building and team leadership skills.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Good mentoring skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Honest, Integrity, Reliability, Curiosity, Leadership and Problem solving ability
  • Quick thinker, Proactive and confidence
  • High energy and self-driven
  • High level of accuracy/attention to detail
  • Open mindedness and Results oriented
  • Diplomatic and tactful
  • Creativity and analytical skills
  • Must be open to regular international travel, mainly within Africa
  • Must be willing to work for long hours
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.300,000/= (Approx. 3,000 USD) 
Deadline: 20th December 2015    
To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen road, 
We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. 

If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successfully on this occasion. 

This does not mean you will not be consider for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.  

**** Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job ****

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