Ipsos Business Development Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Ipsos Business Development Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • Ipsos is a leading provider of research and evaluation for Development across Africa, with fully staffed and permanent research offices in 11 countries.

  • In SSA we provide evidence-based recommendations on program design and implementation at both a strategic and tactical level to a wide range of multi-lateral and bilateral donors, foundations, international and local NGOs.

  • Ipsos leads the way in application of new methods of information collection and analysis, and on the delivery of high-quality data sets and analytical reports, alongside the ability to create impact through integrating recommendations into program design and improvement.

  • We work across sectors, but particularly focus on MNCH, SRH, trade and markets-systems development (particularly in agriculture and financial access).

    Key Responsibilities

  • This role is an administrative role to working extensively with our teams across Africa as a resource to identify opportunities through tender searching, liaison with assistants in other teams, preparing and keeping up-to-date boiler plate materials, seeking consulting partners and keeping data bases up to date, and other administrative roles.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or other related field of study.

  • A general understanding of qualitative, quantitative research and / or M&E methodologies.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in business development preferably in an organization bidding for donor-funded work.

  • Experience working in a fast-growing research organization is an added advantage.

  • Experience in business development for social development organizations, such as in proposal development or supporting proposals teams.

  • Absolutely and unfailingly organized regarding
    work and deadlines.

  • Tenacious in ability to follow up and get teams to meet deadlines with contributions. Very forthright and confident in communicating to teams across Africa.

  • Experience in preparing proposals and pitching for business.

  • Supporting the ability to build, maintain, and grow client relationships and extensive experience interacting with senior executives and account managers in both professional and social settings.

  • Experience working with teams in different countries.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Willing to work hard with long hours due to dealing with clients and teams across time zones.

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and online searching capabilities.

    How to Apply

  • 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;

  • careers-ke@ipsos.com

  • Application will not be considered if a covering letter is not attached.

  • Include “Business Development Assistant, Public Affairs – Ipsos SSA” in the cover letter and email subject header.

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications: Sunday, 18th July 2021.


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