Research Executive Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Research Executive for one of our clients; a leading research and marketing firm.
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manage, lead and motivate the people working under you on various projects.
  • Work in collaboration with the Project Manager / Field Coordinator to ensure high levels of integrity are withheld by the field team so as to deliver quality data.
  • Prepare field tools and monitor fieldwork costs for projects as required.
  • Assist the project managers in proposal writing, data analysis and report writing as required.
  • Assist Project Managers (Local/Other Countries) in ensuring all fieldwork instructions, translations, questionnaires, briefing notes, show cards, and other field tools, budgets etc. are received on time.
  • Assist in preparation and dissemination of stimulus materials for different studies as well as ensure all field tools are ready on time.
  • To manage and monitor project actual expenses vis-à-vis project budgets for all projects entrusted to you.
  • To prepare and present Weekly Project Status during progress meetings on Monday morning.
  • Highlight areas of training after observation during the various projects.
  • Coordinate day-to-day management of the projects entrusted to you.
  • Ensure all company field tools e.g. phones entrusted to the teams you are working with are surrendered back after project completion.
  • Carry out reconciliations for projects you are handling.
  • Perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role.
  • You may be required to travel to various destinations within the country and beyond as required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Economics or other related course.
  • 3+ years working experience in a research environment.
  • Experience with coordinating fieldwork, proposal and report writing, client liaison and overall research projects management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
Reports To: Regional Research & Insights Manager.

Supervises: Research Assistants, Field team, coders, project coordinators and supervisors. 

How to Apply

Applications letters (maximum 2 pages) and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “ 2075”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2075, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications:
26th Feb 2016

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