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Senior Research Consultant

Johannesburg Research Consulting Services
Your role

What is it about

As a Senior Research Consultant in our Johannesburg office, you are part of a team of enthusiastic marketers and researchers that are determined to bring the voice of consumers into the heart of our clients’ businesses, though online market research. We help our clients to let go and delegate real power to consumers, the ultimate key to making better marketing decisions and driving business growth. In your role as a Senior Research Consultant, you will report to a Senior Research Team Director. You will fully manage research projects, with a senior team member providing training, guidance and final signoff. While the role is mainly quantitative in nature, hybrid projects that include qualitative components, do form part of your portfolio.
Your responsibilities

What you'll do

  • You will be responsible for the successful day to day running of projects that you work on.
  • Questionnaire design - translating of client research objectives into questions.
  • Script testing – including liaising with client and our programmers.
  • Briefing of data analysts – providing detail on the analysis and outputs we require.
  • Preparing an impactful report, while keeping the business objectives in mind at every step of the process.
  • Trouble shooting (if needed) at any stage of the project.
  • You form strong relationships with colleagues at all stages of our value chain, including panel managers, programmers, and data analysts.
  • You are in contact with your clients to understand their strategic goals, which you translate into concrete research objectives. You manage client relationships throughout a research project and on an ongoing basis.
  • You work closely with Research Managers that coach and support you.
  • You develop market research and marketing expertise and knowledge on client projects.
Your profile

What you'll bring

Honours or Masters Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Research Psychology, Marketing, Applied Economics, or other related fields. You have 3+ years experience in market research and a solid marketing interest. You are fluent in English (verbal and written).

Why this is(n't) for you

  • Connecting with clients and colleagues comes naturally to you.
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and dedication.
  • You’re creative, humorous, and fun to work with.
  • You have a proactive and hands-on mindset.
  • Helping colleagues is not your primary goal in life, you prefer focusing on your own projects.
  • You prefer slides in bullet-point black-and-white style.
Our offer

What’s in it for you

We believe the best work comes from happy people.
Here are just a few of the professional and personal benefits you’ll experience at InSites Consulting.
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Pay & benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 1 Personal Day per month
  • Bonus plan based on  company-wide performance
  • 3.3% contribution to a pension fund on top of your salary.
  • Dedicated Well-being team to support your mental and physical health
  • Wellbeing days
  • Happy moments celebrated


A great place to work

Hear from the team

The biggest thing that I truly love about InSites Consulting is how inclusive the company is; they are very people-cultured so you’re coming into a family of people that truly just care about each other.”

Puleng Thutlwa, Junior Research Consultant
Our location

Where you'll work

Our selection process

What to expect when you apply

  • Our recruiting team will review your application and follow up on whether we’ll move forward with your application or not.

  • We will take the time to learn more about you and share more details about the career opportunity.

  • In this stage, we will combine a skill-and-knowledge test (related to the role you are applying for) with an interview, with two of your future team members.

  • You will meet your soon-to-be Team Leader.

  • After a positive evaluation, you receive an offer. In other cases, we always provide candidates with thoughtful feedback.

Are we a match?

Join the team!

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