Research Associate (Intern) at Kantar

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  • Company: Kantar
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Internship
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

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.

Role Description

As an Intern for the Worldpanel division in Kenya, you will be responsible for developing an understanding of Worldpanel services pertinent to the appropriate FMCG sector. As well as developing the analytical skills & knowledge required of this role, with the view to servicing the client’s contract by responding to client data requests, handling project briefs and delivering required consumer research information.

  • Proactively seek to understand the client’s business, world panel products and services and using this knowledge to improve the work you do.
  • Employ an appropriately professional tone in all communications including emails, presentation materials, telephone calls and face-to-face meetings
  • Be responsible for/involved in producing the regular deliverables of data and ensuring that they are dispatched on time and accurately.
  • Begin to learn how to build stories from the data by recognizing patterns and draw logical conclusions based on your analysis of the data set
  • Assist in preparing and delivering presentations to clients. Seek opportunities to practice presentation skills to develop a confident style in delivery.
  • Build category and brand awareness by reading trade press, making store visits, having an opinion on your clients’ products and advertising (and their competitor products/advertising) to be able to identify/explain key influencers to market Performance.
Role Requirements
  • At least Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency.
  • At least 1-year cumulative experience in a corporate environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Operate as a friendly, flexible and willing team member who seeks opportunities to help others and in doing so develop their own knowledge, and influence their own reputation positively
  • Communicate effectively, as the job environment requires confident individuals who are socially adept.
  • Organize own work and priorities independently if required.
  • Be dependable and take responsibility for own work.
  • Be inquisitive and interested in exploring theories and ideas – using the available analytical tools to aid them.
  • Be self-disciplined in their approach to their work and learning.
  • Listen, seek feedback and take on board suggestions to help develop knowledge and skills.

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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We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well-being is taken into consideration.

We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.

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  • Company: Kantar
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Internship
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 22nd April, 2021
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