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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Ipsos Research Manager Job in Uganda

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A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team
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.
Research Manager – Ipsos in Uganda
The Role: The role mainly is a technical market research role with staff management and business development tasks.
The Research Manager is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with current and potential clients by being the acknowledged expert in their field.
The holder of the position assists the management and leadership of the research team in staff development, creating efficiencies within the system, ensure staff continuity, and build capacity for research across different skill levels and in multiple markets in Africa.
Required Experience and Qualifications
  • First Degree (Bachelors degree) with upper second class honors and a minimum of 5 years of relevant research experience at senior executive level.
  • Masters degree an added advantage
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English and strong communication and influencing skills with proven ability to effectively communicate insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and meaningful way
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting and analyzing information
  • Nurture/develop team members through coaching and performance management
  • Proven ability as a team manager
  • Recognize team and individual achievement
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word and SPSS and other survey analysis systems like Quantum
  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Good management and supervisory skills
  • Good people skills and good organizational skills
  • Time, costing and project management skills
  • Self driven, results orientated, shows exceptional initiative and is focused on quality and cost efficiency
  • Mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with clients
If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Ipsos values.
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to: careers.uganda@ipsos.com
Application will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.
Include “Research Manager” in the cover letter and email subject header.
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for application Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 5pm

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