Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Marketing and Branding Research Manager Job in Kenya

Marketing and Branding Research Manager

Our Client is one of Africa's fastest growing market research agencies that services FMCG, Finance, Telecommunications and Healthcare companies and with presence in twenty different countries.

Job Title Reports To: Research Director

Main Purpose of the Job: Business planning, client service, project management and leadership to achieve company’s business objectives.   
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 preparing, field and analysis briefing and overseeing and report presentation
  • Ensuring the completion of the necessary documentation on approval of proposal to facilitate proper and early commissioning and payment of projects
  • Overseeing the execution 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
Person Specification

Criteria: Education Qualification and Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, statistics, commerce, economics or any other related field
  • Post graduate Marketing Diploma    
Desirable: Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or in Business studies

Criteria: Knowledge and Skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building and team leadership skills
  • Good organisation
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
Criteria: Experience
Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in Marketing, Brand Management, Advertising or Market Research in a reputable company

Criteria: Personal Attributes
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Consumer empathy
  • Curiosity
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to think on feet
  • Proactivity and confidence
  • High level of Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
Criteria: Judgement and Mental demands
  • Creativity
  • Ability to handle client pressure
Criteria: Physical demands and work environment

  • Ability to work long hours and to withstand pressure
  • International travel
Please send your application to stating your expected and current salary
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