Millward Brown Vacancies: Senior Market Research Executive

Posted on :

11 Jul, 2011

Category :

Marketing Jobs in South Africa, Research Jobs in South Africa

The responsibilities of a Senior Market Research Executive are to ensure the smooth running of research projects from commissioning to final presentation. As well as to build a strong day to day working relationship with the clients that the team services thereby continually build technical expertise as a market researcher and apply it to the work you do for Millward Brown. This then enables Millward Brown to offer client service and levels of research expertise that are second to none.
Key Responsibilities
  • Project management
    • Set priorities and manage tasks
    • Manage multiple projects
  • Client orientation
    • Manage day to day client liaison effectively and professionally
    • Understand and manage client expectations
    • Foster a 2 way relationship
    • Build strong relationships
    • Develop new business independently
    • Ability to run client meetings and presentations
  • Interpersonal skills
    • Build rapport with and show consideration for all work colleagues
    • Courteous, respectful and professional in all communications
    • Strong ability to work in a team.
    • Integrity
  • Organisation skills
    • Meet deadlines
    • Follow procedure
    • Time management/prioritise work
    • Team work
    • Deliver accurate work under pressure
    • Attention to details
  • Self development
    • Take initiative
    • Proactive self starter
    • Commitment to quality
    • Flexibility
  • Analytical skills
    • Spot problems early on
    • Independent report-writing
  • Developing others
    • Delegate appropriately
    • Guide and counsel others
    • Assist with team training where appropriate
  • Integrity and high ethical standards
  • Communication skills
    • Clear and accurate communication 
 Important Relationships 
  •  Build a strong working relationship with your client service account team
  •  Build a strong and mutually respectful relationship with the operational departments within the company
  •  Develop a strong professional relationship with your clients
  • Be an ambassador for Millward Brown at all times
  • Develop a strong professional relationship with external suppliers
Technical Competencies required:
  • Pc literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills
  • Level appropriate qualitative research skills
Previous experience of:
  • At least 4 years’ qualitative market research experience in a research agency, client company, or management or marketing consultancy. (Proven marketing research experience essential)
  • Project Management a must
  • Formulating methodology, samples and proposals
  • Moderation and fieldwork management
  • Analysis and reporting
  • Presenting results
  • Minimum 6 months experience on an SRE level
  • Experience in team management added benefit.
Minimum qualifications:
  • 3 year degree, preferably in Research, marketing, business, psychology, social sciences
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