Account Manager – Qualitative Research at Kantar

Job Summary

  • Company: Kantar 
  • Deadline Date: 12th April, 2019 
  • Specialization: Accounting / Audit / Finance 
  • Work Level: Manager (Staff Supervisor) 
  • Job Type: Full-Time 
  • Location(s): Lagos 
  • Date Posted: 12th March, 2019 

Kantar is one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. Working together across the whole spectrum of research and consulting disciplines, its specialist brands, employing 30,000 people, provide inspirational insights and business strategies for clients in 100 countries. Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Account Manager – Qualitative Research
Job ID: R003149
Job Location: Lagos

Job Details
Key Outcomes:

  • Accountable for key client sales targets (financial / Key Performance Indicators)
  • Working with the qualitative head to run monthly reviews of client performance vs. QRF targets – and establishing proactive plan for growth
  • Lead development of account strategy and communication to the team
  • Has a deep understanding of the client business, industry, strategy and business issues
  • Shares relevant industry information/trends with key stakeholders to keep them informed and connected with TNS
  • Challenges strategic direction of client organization when appropriate
  • Demonstrate research & marketing expertise to inspire clients and team
  • Ensuring roles & responsibility for reviews are tasked at commissioning
  • Prepare Precision Growth oriented winning proposals and provide insight and thought leadership for team member’s proposals
  • Application (and development of) products/tools – design projects in line with Global Practice Area guidelines and maximizing utilization of Global Business Solutions
  • Prepare and present Precision Growth client deliverables that deliver growth insights which are sense checked vs. business issues & research objectives
  • Recruit, develop, and retain high quality people through succession planning and performance management
  • Demonstrate excellence in technical and marketing expertise to inspire both clients and team members

Capabilities Statement:

  • Relevant tertiary education (B.Com / B. Bus. Sci. Marketing / relevant Degree prefered)
  • 3-5 years experience at Manager or Consultant level in qualitative research role/s
  • Confident sales/ negotiation/ persuasion skills
  • High level of business/client understanding and insight
  • Strong knowledge of marketing, research
  • Clear, fair decision making ability
  • Nurture/develop team members through coaching and performance management
  • Recognize team and individual achievement
  • Empowers others by instilling a sense of ownership

Kantar Rewards Statement

  • At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles
  • Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

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