Data Jobs – Quantitative Research Analyst – MTN Uganda

Organisation: MTN Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Research & Insights
Manager
About us:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in
Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile
services.
Job Summary: The Quantitative Research Analyst
-Business Intelligence Division will provide a deep understanding of market
drivers, opportunities and risks in order to create and maintain a competitive
advantage and develop brand equity through quantitative research and market
modeling
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Conduct both desk and consumer survey data
analysis and reporting as business operation dictate from time to time
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Analyze raw data, write and interpret research
reports for internal studies and summarize external ones
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Set research data analysis guidelines in
compliance with tested leading practices.
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Identify and apply new global tools, methods and
approaches in market research
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Review questionnaires and other research tools
and ensure compliance with tested leading practices.
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Interpret research findings and distil key
highlights from survey results. Present research findings to user
departments/divisions/units as required.
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Conduct regular reviews of all data sources and
suppliers to ensure quality control.
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Creates and updates comprehensive industry,
competitor and customer models including, but not limited to, market share,
growth projections and trends, and market forces.
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Review trends in the telecommunications industry
and provide insight into issues and events that could be factored into the
business planning process as it affects MTN Uganda operations and services.
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Develop forecasts for business planning, inventory
decisions and network capacity planning
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Identify information needs and research
requirements and ultimately conduct market research to provide actionable
information to drive revenue, profitability and customer satisfaction.
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Conduct market and customer analysis review on
MTN products via primary and secondary data information sources.
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Build analytical tools/models for use in the formulation
of research analysis
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Provide geographical analysis and support about
the needs and behavior of the customer, trade and traffic patterns
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Manage competition benchmarking and geospatial
analysis to highlight stronghold areas, (areas that require immediate
attention, areas where competition aggressiveness is observed) and carry out
all necessary measures to maintain /enhance our strength.
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Integrate and analyze market research data,
official statistics to adequately profile the market at both national and
decentralized levels (territories, regions, circuits, etc)
·       
Liaise with various national and local governmental
agencies, research institutions and other organizations to access secondary
data for a robust geo-marketing capability
·       
Provide in-depth understanding of regional
operational and financial performance



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The ideal applicant for the MTN Uganda Quantitative
Research Analyst -Business Intelligence Division job must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Finance /Social Sciences, Economics/ Statistics/Mathematics/Computer Science
and/or Business Management
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Work experience in a research or consultancy
environment will be an added advantage
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Three years of experience conducting primary
research for market segmentation studies, applying research
·       
methodologies in gathering market and customer
insights that inform products/services value
·       
propositions and customer segment strategies
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Experience in application of statistics,
operations research, econometric modeling advantageous
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Statistical methodologies and techniques
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Demonstrated awareness of what information is
relevant and how it drives and affects current
·       
and future corporate strategies and overall
goal(s) is also required.
·       
Good Interpersonal Skills and Initiative
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Ability to drive cross functional projects
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Able to work under pressure
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Good Communication and presentation Skills
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Time management
Trainings & Knowledge
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Project management
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Statistical modeling and multivariate analysis
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Complex market research
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Forecasting techniques
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Advanced statistical software skills (SPSS, SAS,
SPAD, etc)
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Requires keeping abreast of trends on Data and
Analytics as well as data visualization trends in the market.
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Ability to organize time and meet deadlines
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Good interpersonal communication skills.
NB: Please note that presentation of false
academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
email their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic
certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview), recent pay-slip
and copy of driving permit to ugrecruitment.UG@mtn.com, Please use this format
in the Subject Line i.e. Quantitative Research Analyst -Surname First
Name-current Dept.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th December 2019
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