Associate Account Director – Qualitative – Offshore recruitment services in Dubai
An ASSOCIATE ACCOUNT DIRECTOR – QUALITATIVE – IS REQUIRED FOR A MULTINATIONAL MARKET RESEARCH COMPANY Job Title: Associate Account Director – Qualitative Job Location: Dubai Job Type: Full time Employer Profile: One of the largest multinational market research and consulting companies in the world with presence in 58 countries is looking for professionals to be based in Dubai. It is a 40 year old organization with an excellent and well known brand . Job Description & Requirements: Main purpose of the job This is a senior role within the company and you would take full responsibility for: • Maintaining relationships with designated clients and building that business further • Pitching for designated new business • Manage, coach and develop, appraise a team of researchers • Contribute to the running and management of the company Key responsibilities • Manage and co-ordinate client research projects • Take briefs, interpret and write proposals/pro-actively suggest research that may be required • Build the client relationship to ensure all required service levels are met • Develop and manage job costs to ensure profitability • To assist and develop your team • Provide internally training in your areas of expertise • Identify and implement “best practice’ research techniques Minimum Qualifications/Work Experience Minimum qualifications: • Must have a degree and preferably post graduate; in Research, marketing, business, economics of social sciences, psychology Previous experience of: • At least 5 – 6 years in market research, related industry (marketing, advertising, etc.), management or social sciences area (e.g. social research, psychology, sociology, anthropology) • Regularly presenting to clients action oriented presentations • Demonstrable project management skills • A track record of developing/winning new/incremental business • At least 2 years experience of leading and developing a team • A passion for brands and advertising research Technical Competencies required: • Pc literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint • Excellent English writing and verbal skills • Level appropriate research skills Personal/Behavioral Competencies • Team leadership ? Know how to get the best out of a team ? Keep people focused on goals ? Willing to make difficult decisions ? Make the right decisions for the business ? Have a clear set of priorities that everyone understands • Client orientation ? Understand and mange client expectations ? Understand the needs and concerns of their business/commercially aware (trusted advisor) • Communication skills ? Clear and accurate communication ? Persuasive Key Attributes • Must be hands on, high energy, confident team player • Must be willing to travel when necessary Organisation chart • To report into the head of Qualitative.
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