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  • Posted: Dec 8, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 10, 2021
  • Welcome2Africa International is a private sector development company headquartered in London, United Kingdom Founded in 2012 with the vision to redefine the image of Africa, Welcome2Africa specialises in catalysing investment interest in the continent, with a current focus on agribusiness. The private sector has long been acknowledged as the engine of econo...
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    Research Associate

    Location: Maitama, Abuja

    Job Description

    • We are currently looking for a Research Associate to support our next phase of growth, of which entails strengthening our investment and trade facilitation services and initiatives whilst also providing additional services such as project management, market entry research services, data mapping, and bespoke trainings and events - targeted at the international community, whilst maintaining a viable presence in Nigeria - where we operate from.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop research designs, sampling plan, questionnaires, banner and analytical plans.
    • Review and interpret survey results and draft reports.
    • Understand client’s business issues and industries.
    • Support Market Research and Client Relationship staff with design of customer report.
    • Gain awareness and operate multiple reporting platforms for ad hoc reporting requirements.
    • Oversee programs and act to meet contractual obligations.
    • Interact with support staff to resolve client and operational issues.
    • Compile program metrics periodically.
    • Escalate client issues to Client relationship manager.
    • Act as backup to fielding and Quality Assurance groups.
    • Support new project ideation and development.
    • Collect user and market requirements through online research and feedback from Sales and Analysts.
    • Oversee and report on marketplace information to offer input into survey updates.
    • Review consumer survey responses to assess survey and validity effectiveness with the team.
    • Maintain research dictionaries.

    Person Specification

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree
    • Must have a good understanding of Africa’s Agribusiness Sector
    • Must have some corporate experience
    • Must be responsible, reliable and trustworthy
    • 5+ years experience in marketing or related field
    • Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office
    • Posses search engines, web analytics, and business research tools acumen
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Working knowledge with CRM programs
    • Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc)
    • Advise clients or management on the best ways to use provided data
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking
    • Deep knowledge of data warehousing, and mining

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a Cover Letter of no more than detailing your suitability and experience to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: This job description is not contractual and may be amended or revised from time to time, in accordance with the needs of the business. The job description will be reviewed periodically.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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