Associate Director
Kantar Public
Nigeria, Lagos
27d ago

Within our African Region, Kantar Public is looking for an to support the overall Division Director in growing our development business in Nigeria into the future.

This is a permanent and pensionable position. The role involves working on a wide range of research and evaluation projects for clients in the development sector with a small team of researchers and evaluators, reporting into the Head of Division.

KEY OUTCOMES

Client Management / Development :

  • Accountable for achievement of annual sales targets and profitability
  • Generate, design and write proposals in response to research and evaluation briefs for local and international projects
  • Have a thorough understanding of our clients businesses and markets
  • Project Management :

  • Responsible for project design, implementation, analysis and reporting of large scale policy evaluation and research studies
  • Proactively work with the team to ensure process improvement to benefit clients and the business
  • People Management :

  • Responsible for the direct management of a team of 4 persons
  • Maintain motivation in the team through clear communication
  • Essential Experience

  • Proven track record (4 / 5 years) in managing research and / or evaluation projects in social research or development context.
  • An understanding of evaluation methods is necessary. Strong technical understanding of the different stages of a research project.

  • Proven track record in preparing new business proposals, proposal writing, client servicing and proposal designing for Development clients.
  • Proven track record in delivering to client requirements to the highest quality and agreed time schedules.
  • Proven track record in managing people
  • Desirable Experience

  • Ideally with experience in a consulting organization or individual consulting, so used to a private sector and commercial environment
  • Focus in Public Health or Agriculture would be an advantage
  • Skills

  • Good communication and social skills, gravitas and authority with clients
  • Very strong project management skills able to deliver high quality research and evaluation assignments in challenging environments, working to schedule with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and keeping to budgets
  • Innovative thinking to overcome challenges and get things done
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Highly motivated individual with strong quality standards
  • Willing to work evenings / flexibly when required
  • About Kantar Public

    At Kantar Public, we help universities, corporations and governments to make the right decisions and improve people’s lives.

    We create a better future through data, analytics and research. Using our behavioural insight and knowledge of best practice, we advise on elections, service design and public policy and communications.

    Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.

    Additional info

    Kantar Public is a global organization focusing on research-based evaluation and consulting, with a strong and growing division in Nigeria.

    We help development clients to more effectively impact on social challenges across sub-Saharan Africa through access to insightful and inspiring research and evaluation.

    At Kantar Public in Nigeria, we help development organizations and government make the right decisions and improve people’s lives.

    We create a better future through data, analytics and research. Using our behavioural insight and knowledge of best practice, we advise on development programmes, public policy and behavioural change.

    Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.

    More information on Kantar Public is available at www.kantar.com / public and our regional blog, www.publicempiricus.com.

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