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Account Manager - Marketing Research - Quantitative Research

Benefits:Medical Aid, Pension Fund, Bonus
Location:Johannesburg, Sandton and Surrounds
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:LayerCake Recruitment

Job description

Join a global research company as an account manager (quantitative research)

My client is looking for an experienced researcher who has highly evolved project management skills.  Someone who has a passion for working across countries and cultures. The role requires someone who is quality driven and can manage multiple projects and countries. We are looking for someone who has a highly established work ethic, who can quickly learn to be agile and flexible in the face of project demands/issues.

Join one of the world’s largest research agencies and drive growth by helping clients make the most of the moments that matter. Advise on leading research, data and insight brands.  

Key outcomes
  • Independent project management and experience in research
  • Excellent interpersonal skills which foster brilliant working relationships across departments and countries
  • Fantastic internal and external supplier management
  • Solution-based thinking – leading to quick problem/crisis resolution
  • Proactivity in the area of project improvement – the ability to step back and assess areas of improvement/where deficiencies could be found
Please read this carefully before applying. 

Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum criteria. 

Please submit a copy of your CV in Word with details of your current salary package, notice period, and two written references.

If you do not receive a response within five working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

In accordance with our clients EE requirements, preference will be given to previously disadvantaged groups.


  • Completed tertiary education (degree - B.Com, marketing, B Bus Sc, business administration, project management or equivalent)
  • Three to five years' working experience
  • Sound knowledge of the research process and marketing research
  • Analytical ability with proven numeracy skills
  • Computer literacy – proficiency on all MS Office packages
  • Business writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Basic commercial skills (cost and time management)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organisation and administration skills
  • Project management skills
  • Proven people and client management skills
  • Proven record of work experience in deadline-driven pressurised environment
  • Research and project management abilities
  • Critical thinker
  • Excellent communicator with good negotiation skills
  • Commercial maturity
  • Business maturity

Posted on 04 Feb 14:43

Alison Eastwood

021 674 5320
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