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08/11 Ankita Kumari
Recruiter at The Connecting Dots

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Qualitative Research Lead - Market Research - Advertising Industry (10-23 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Mumbai Job Code: 762632

My client who I am hiring for, has established themselves in Qualitative Market Research business from last few decades. I am looking to hire Senior Qualitative Market Research Professional. They are based out of few cities in India, Asia and now London.

Below is the JD for the position:

AVP/ VP/ SVP is responsible for managing large Account/s. S/he is responsible for managing the end to end process cycle of client's requirements.

S/he manages large team of VPs, Researchers &Senior Researchers in achieving company objectives.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

- Provide the vision, leadership, and strategic objectives to team

- Partners and collaborates internally with other senior leaders and managers to share the vision and goals and engage partnership for successful execution of the vision/strategy

- Drive client partnership to create client delight and ensure business development to maximize client potential

- Pro actively identify growth opportunities

- Be the business lead and the knowledge partner for the client business

- Provide thought leadership to various client teams as well as internal talent in line with company vision

- Have strong appreciation of how research can be used towards creating competitive advantage and answering business questions

- A high level of motivation and excellent communication skills are required to manage an incredibly diverse slate of work, clients, and team personalities

- Oversee and play a lead role in conducting a variety of qualitative research engagements, an increased role in business development and proposal writing/methodology creation. This includes hands on creation of research reports and presentations

- Provide Strategic and Marketing Leadership - Works with clients to uncover business needs and objectives, craft appropriate strategies, and identifies/implements products to help achieve client goals

- Build and Grow Client Relationships - Understand client's business and generate new ideas to enhance client performance; Build trust, credibility, and client referrals; Foster teamwork and a constructive work environment

- Manage Financial Performance - Achieve client targets within the context of the underlying opportunity; maintain or improve account profitability; develop new client sales proposals

- Balance client demands with participation in broader agency initiatives

- Manage budgets & project Financial management, Cost negotiations & Client profitability

- Appreciation of marketing and an imagination to translate findings into recommendations

Requirement

- Ideally a person playing a similar role in direct competition firms, or a product / marketing manager from a leading consumer goods company, or equivalent partner from the advertising industry, an independent marketing consultant or a insights professional from the client side

Desired Skills and Experience

- Demonstrated critical thinking skills, decision-making, and problem solving skills

- Self-motivated & Proactive

- Ability to multitask

- Ability to successfully work with all levels of management

- Strong attention to detail

- Ability to manage diverse teams with diverse experience

- Should be inspirational and aspirational for the team in terms of knowledge and leadership

- Should be able to challenge boundaries and inspire new ways of thinking

- Problem solving & long term solutions

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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