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Senior Research Executive - Quantitative

Benefits:Medical Aid, Pension Fund
Location:Gauteng, Sandton and Surrounds
Education level:Honours
Job level:Mid/Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Reference:#SREp JHB
Company:LayerCake Recruitment

Job description

The Senior Research Executive is responsible for coordinating research projects without day-to-day supervision, including all aspects of project delivery, team management, handling relevant client communications and general queries, and bringing in subject matter experts where appropriate. The team includes some / all of the following: Research Executives, Junior Research Executives and Research Assistants.

Key Performance Areas

  • Responsible for all projects allocated to themselves and their team
  • Brainstorms proposals with regards to research design, costs and timing
  • Project Brief and Timing
  • Sample Design
  • Screener, Questionnaire / Discussion Guide Design and Testing
  • Data Collection Brief
  • Design Tables, Analysis Plan and Coding (Tabspec, Analysis Plan, Data Request, Report Design)
  • Data Processing
  • Report Writing and Presentations
  • Team Development


  • A Degree or Diploma in Marketing, Arts or Business is essential (an Honours degree would be an advantage)
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Research Executive in a Market Research company
  • Minimum three years’ practical experience and understanding of the research process in order to coordinate a research project from start to finish
  • Understanding of basic methodologies and techniques to provide input into research design
  • Understanding of client issues and processes to enable input into client discussions, research design and analysis, brainstorming etc.
  • Additional requirements
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills
  • Must be able to build and maintain internal and external client relationships
  • Analytical skills / Training skills / Delegation skills
  • Excellent computing skills especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proactive with high energy levels


Posted on 12 Nov 07:58

Alison Eastwood

(021) 674 5320
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