Senior Research Executive

Role Description

Join a team that deals largely with brand tracking doing the following:

Ensure the smooth running of research projects from start to completion
Build a strong day to day working relationship with the clients
Add value by continually building your technical expertise as a market researcher and apply it to the work you do for your clients
Manage a mini-team of junior researchers
Business development
Work mainly unsupervised and produce for sign off by line manager

Proposals and budgets
Reports and Presentations decks
Designing of research tools e.g. questionnaires
Fieldwork materials e.g. briefing notes
Data/Coding specs
Point of views
Manage the following processes/ duties mainly unsupervised

Manage multiple projects
Project deadlines / prioritise work appropriately and logically
Costs and resource management
Day to day project management
Liaise with other departments – operations, finance
Identify actions/issues that may have cost implications
Problem solving/trouble shooting
Presentations to clients

Role Requirements

Completed tertiary education – degree in Marketing or Statistics
Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in the research industry
Excel & PowerPoint proficiency

Core Research Competencies

Originality / fresh ‘’adhoc’’ thinking to suit our adhoc client requests
Analytical mindset
Ability to generate insights
Deliver accurate, high quality work under pressure
Attention to detail

Client Focus

Ability to establish and maintain strong professional client relationships
Have a passion for brands

Financial Focus

Ensure profitability of jobs
Keep an eye on and drive targets
Seek and drive new business opportunities
Business development skills
Commercial acumen
At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

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Kantar is one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. Working together across the whole spectrum of research and consulting disciplines, its specialist brands, employing 30,000 people, provide inspirational insights and business strategies for clients in 100 countries. Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies. For more information, please visit us at www.kantar.com