TNS Research International Jobs

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

TNS Research International East Africa works for a variety of blue chip multinational companies as well as local andinternational Non-Governmental organizations, covering a vast range of business sectors in East, Central, West and Southern Africa.

TNS Research International is now recruiting an individual for the post of an:

1. Account Manager {two posts}.

One of these will be a generalist manager as per below, and one must have specific monitoring and evaluation skills.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and executing research projects
  • Managing and developing client relationships by providing the highest level of client service
  • Monitoring project costs and implementing cost effective solutions
  • Creation of proposals to meet client needs
  • Participating in costing processes, preparing draft costs & checking quotations
  • Project scheduling and managing change effectively
  • Creating project related materials
  • Working with team to analyze findings to generate insights and recommendations to meet clients' needs
  • Coaching/ on the job training for junior members
  • Promoting team spirit

    Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of progressive experience in market research and in particular social, public and political research, ideally in a commercially oriented research agency or organization.
  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject in addition to the following skills:
  • Excellent project management – able to manage the details of research projects in multi-country environments ensuring perfect timing and great quality.
  • Good sales/negotiation/persuasion skills
  • Strong research knowledge, and enthusiasm to keep up-to-date with the latest in methodologies.
  • Self driven
  • Good communication and social skills
  • Demonstrated excellent client relationships development skills
  • Superior IT skills
  • Team player and organized team leader
  • For the M&E expert, at least 2 years in an environment designing and managing M&E programmes would be necessary.

    Send CV and application letter to: Melissa.baker{at}tnsglobal.com

    Application deadline: 15 November 2011

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