Kandar: Graduate Recruitment Programme 2015 x 3 Positions

Posted on :

13 Oct, 2014

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose Of The Job

Work with your line manager to set up and run research projects
Build a strong day-to-day working relationship with the operational departments to ensure the smooth running of projects through the department
Checking research materials
Learn and apply market research skills
Learn about your clients’ markets (set up and maintain knowledge files)
To ensure that Millward Brown, Added Value and TNS offer client service and levels of research expertise that is second to none.


Key Responsibilities

Setting up of projects under supervision
Interdepartmental project management
Questionnaire design & management
Preparing fieldwork materials under supervision
Specking and checking of code frames
Data/chart/coding specking and checking
Initial analysis of data and report preparation
Checking and proofreading presentations
Travel to client meetings as and when required (very occasionally may require overnight trips)
Internal presentations
General project administration and client files
Contact reports for client meetings


Minimum Qualifications:

3 year degree, preferably in Research, Marketing, Stats, Business Science, Economics.


Previous experience of:

No previous research experience is required but a passion for brands and advertising is a must, a curiosity to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients how to improve their brand’s performance in the market place.
Previous in-house media planning knowledge / experience an advantage.
A natural aptitude for Quant / Qual / Brand development


Technical Competencies required:

PC literacy in Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Excellent English writing and verbal skills
Numerical competency
Personal / Behavioural Competencies

Project management
Set priorities and manage tasks
Manage multiple projects
Client orientation

Understand and manage client expectations
Present a “can do” attitude
Interpersonal skills

Build rapport with and show consideration for all work colleagues
Courteous, respectful and professional in all communication


How To Apply

Click here to apply online

Location: Johannesburg

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