Senior Research Manager, Marketing

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Job Description

A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team!

Ipsos is a world-leading research company operating in more than 85 countries. It has revenues in excess of £1 Bn and
employs over 16,000 staff worldwide. Ipsos provides research services and strategic insights to the world’s largest

corporations and many public sector organisations.

Ipsos is organized in each country of operation across its global business lines and its functions, in a matrix organization
that is designed to achieve operational excellence, functional expertise and client satisfaction.

Senior Research Manager, Marketing WSBL- Ipsos in Uganda

The Senior Research Manager is responsible for managing and leading the Market Research Team in terms of development,
efficiency, staff continuity, capacity and research. This function takes on both a management role as well as a technical role.
The management role includes the building and managing of a team of research professionals and the management of all
aspects of research projects. The SRM will ensure profitability of all projects at proposal and work stage. In addition, the SRM
will also have the responsibility of managing their own projects

Roles and Responsibilities

Business Development

Overall responsibility for meeting or exceeding monthly, quarterly and
annual gross tumover and operating profit targets for the Research

Active monitoring, management and improvement of client
satisfaction and loyalty

Technical Research Role

Advising on the Interpretation of findings and the planning of

presentations/ deliverables

Adding value to all client deliverables

Providing solutions expertise from a design, analysis and an

interpretive prospective

. Project Management

Ensuring that the Research Team complete all stops in the research
process on time and to the expected quality standards
Skills transfer to and supervision of Research Team members
. People Management and Development

Being a role model for staff in terms of own professional and personal
approach to work

Overall responsibility for staff in terms of; recruiting. induction
training, performance management, retention and promotion,
recognizing, rewarding, and disciplining

. Networking and Relationship Building

To build relationships with key global specialists within Ipsos
To build relationships with key industry experts


Bachelors degree with upper second class honours from a reputable

Masters degree or Professional qualifications in a relevant area of
specialization is encouraged

Knowledge and Skills

  • At least 8 years’ experience in research at Manager level
    Fluent writton and spoken English and strong communication and
    influencing skills with proven ability to effectively communicate
    insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and
    meaningful way
  • Ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting and analyzing Information
  • Proficiency in Excel. PowerPoint and Word and SPSS and other survey

analysis systems like Quantum

  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • A good understanding of client-side expectations
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good management and supervisory skills
  • Interpersonal skills, good poop*o skills, good organizational skills and
  • strong presentation skills
  • Time, costing and protect management skills
  • Self-driven, results orientated, shows exceptional initiative and «s
  • focused on quality and profit
  • Mature, credible and comfortable in deafcng with clients at a senior level

If you believe you are the candidate we are
looking for, please submit your application and
CV detailing your experience for the post and
Include daytime telephone contacts to;

Include ‘Senior Research Manager, Marketing – Ipsos in Uganda” In
the cover letter and email subject header. Only Shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.

Deadline for application: Saturday, 31st March 2018, 5pm

Application will not be considered If covering letter Is not attached