Senior Research Executive Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Senior Research Executive for one of our clients; a leading marketing and research agency in Nairobi.
 
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain long term relationship with the clients
  • Ensure the research and financial process if carried out with utmost level of integrity and professionalism – from request for POs, to invoicing, to payments
  • Manage and develop both new and existing client relationships at the highest client service level
  • Actively participate in business development which involves working with targets
  • Manage, lead and motivate the people working under you on various projects
  • Give support during recruitment and training of Coders, Field Coordinators and Supervisors as required.
  • Work in collaboration with the Project Coordinator / Manager 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
  • Carry out the duties of 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.
  • Monitor and appraise the performance, attitude and behavior of any team members placed under your care, including the establishment of personal objectives/targets and individual training needs.
  • 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
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Economics or other related course
  • 5+ years working experience in a research environment
  • Excellent client service and liason
  • Experience with coordinating fieldwork, proposal and report writing and overall research projects management
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to carry out business development
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
Reports To: Regional Research & Insights Manager

Supervises: Research Executives, Research Assistants and Project Managers

Terms of Employment: Permanent
 

How to Apply
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to apply@dumaworks.com. 
As the subject line of your email, write “2074” and please make sure to include your Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2074, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx.in the message body. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 24th February 2016

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