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Research Executive

Remuneration:negotiable 
Location:Johannesburg, Craighall Randburg
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Travel requirement:Occasional
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Research Executive
Company:BMi Research


BMi Research is looking for a Research Executive to assist in building and developing the Consumer Behaviour and Business Insights division. An all-rounder with qualitative and quantitative research interests is required.

Research functions:
  • Preparing costings for research projects
  • Draft research proposals, discussion guides and questionnaires with supervision
  • Preparation of fieldwork material e.g., schedules, recruitment questionnaires
  • Fieldwork planning and execution of research projects
  • Manage deadlines and cost efficiencies of projects
  • Organising the project team including co-ordinating all suppliers
  • Actively participate in client meetings
  • Attending focus groups to oversee sessions, manage clients and research participants, notetaking, manage clients and research participants (will require working after hours, and potential overnight travel, on an ad hoc basis)
  • Desk research
  • Conduct analysis of qual and quant data, including actionable insights
  • Charting of quantitative and qualitative findings
 General administrative functions
  • Various ad hoc administrative functions as the need arises
  • Liaison with IT and finance departments on issues related to the Division, including invoicing and quotations
  • Overall document control
Skills, qualifications and education requirements:
  • Matric Certificate or equivalent with matric exemption
  • BCom with Honours (must have studied subjects relevant to market research e.g., psychology, research psychology, statistics)
  • Min three years’ experience in a market research environment
  • MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint essential
  • Must have driver’s licence
Required attributes:
  • Passionate about market research
  • Analytical (accurate, attention to detail)
  • Confident communication skills (articulate)
  • High level of personal accountability (professional)
  • Independent and creative thinking
  • Promote team spirit and group success
  • Strong problem-solving skills (self-directed)
  • Strong project management skills (energetic, proactive, punctual)


Company Description

BMi Research (Pty) Ltd is a research house specialising in consumer, retail, FMCG, educational and industrial research and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the South African-based Cognition Holdings, a JSE-listed company.

Posted on 22 Sep 15:41, Closing date 21 Nov