Research Manager, Ipsos Public Affairs Job Vacancy – Ipsos

Organization: Ipsos
Kampala, Uganda
Ipsos is a
world-leading research company operating in more than 85 countries. It has
revenues in excess of £1Bn and employs over 16,000 staff worldwide. Ipsos
provides research services and strategic insights to the world’s largest
corporations and many public sector organisations. Ipsos is organized in each
country of operation across its global business lines and its functions, in a
matrix organization that is designed to achieve operational excellence,
functional expertise and client satisfaction.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Client & Account Management (30%)
Apply expert level of knowledge and understanding
of your clients and their business in all interactions with clients.
Deliverables and analysis conducted applies this knowledge and commercial
implications and realities.
2. People Management (30%)
Maximise individual and team performance and efficiency
through effective people management;
Steers the performance management process, as and
when required
3. Insights Generation (20%): The incumbent
designs appropriate research solutions to drive meaningful insight for clients’
needs and their business
4. Business Development and Financial
Management (20%:
Developing the research business amongst existing clients
and identification and development of new business opportunities outside the
existing client base
Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate for the Ipsos Research
Manager, Ipsos Public Affairs should hold preferably a Master’s degree in a Public
Affairs related field is an advantage
A minimum of five years’ experience in social
research at executive level
Broad knowledge and understanding of social issues
and current affairs
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate
insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and meaningful
Proven ability to turn data into actionable
intelligence / insights
Strong research relationships and networks
Exceptional client relationship management skills
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Ability to work and deliver under tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal, people and team management
Self-driven, results oriented, shows exceptional
initiative and is focused on quality and profit
Exceptional analytical and reporting writing
Strong skills in research design and methodologies
to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their applications and updated CVs
detailing experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to; careers.uganda@ipsos.com. Please
include “Research Manager, Ipsos PA – Uganda” in the cover letter and email
subject header.
Application will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.
Friday, 22nd January, 2016
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