Research Executives [2 positions] – IPSOS-SYNOVATE


Ipsos-Synovate is the
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 & social issues.
Research Executives
[2 positions]
Responsibilities
& Deliverables
Final Project
Execution:
Executing field
brief and supervising the process until the final deliverables i.e. a draft
report or transcripts are produced.
Quality Control: Review and ensure that high quality
standards of work are maintained on all: Project documents, Project plans,
Field execution, Draft study materials, Draft reports, Data- Final
Transcripts Client Relationship Management & Business.
Development: Ensuring that the client is regularly
updated on the progress of the project
Research Design: Providing input into the design of
relevant research instruments (questionnaires, discussion guides, interviewer
briefs, sampling plans, etc)
Report Writing: Write accurate and insightful reports,
keeping proposal requirements and objectives in mind, adhering to relevant
Ipsos- Synovate standards.
Presentations: Ensure that a presentation review
meeting is set up with senior Research Executive/ Senior Research Manager,
Design presentation according to client and company standards.
Team & People
Management:
Responsible for
coaching/ on the job training for junior team members, pro-actively responsible
for their own learning and development, promote team spirit.
REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge & Skills:
  • A relevant University Degree
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in
    market research Good knowledge of market research methodologies
    (preferably with an emphasis on quantitative research, but having both quantitative
    & qualitative experience will be an advantage)
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Excellent command of spoken and
    written English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work under pressure and
    manage time effectively.
  • Team leadership and project
    management skills. Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent computing skills
    especially in MSWord, Excel & PowerPoint.
How
to apply: 
If you are this
person, then you are right for us and we are right for you! This is a
challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals, with
a strong commitment to Ipsos- Synovate’s values. If you believe you are the
candidate we are looking for, please submit/e-mail a CV and a covering letter explaining
why you are interested in specified position to careers-ug@synovate.com.
Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.
Deadline for all applications: 17th February 2012, 5pm. Synovate
Uganda. Plot 32 Nakasero Rd. P.O Box 21571, Kampala-Uganda.
Tel:(+256)41237990/1. Fax:(+256)41347195
www.ipsos.com
/ www.synovate.com

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