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Project Manager Job in Egypt at Kantar Group and Affiliates

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Role Description

The purpose of this role is the day-to-day management, to ensure execution that meets client’s needs, for all market research projects commissioned by all Kantar Brands.

This is Cairo-based regional project management role where you will be empowered and accountable for successful delivery of client projects. 

Direction

  • Directly responsible and accountable for the hands-on project management of all inputs and outputs of projects by overseeing all stages of the project lifecycle

Efficiency, quality & productivity   

  • To deliver against all work sold by the Client Service team, ensuring effective management and delivery of projects
  • To contribute to process enhancements and automation
  • Knowledge of Kantar market strategies
  • Using a solid understanding of the operating environment, contribute to the effectiveness of products, processes, cost drivers and client priorities

Capacity management        

  • Ensure adequate resources across teams and suppliers

Project management           

  • Responsible for the accomplishment of the project as per the timeline, through to conclusion, adhering to quality standards and best practices.
  • Responsible to brief all PDC members; new/existing, on final RACI
  • Review starting points shared by field team/GIO team, adding his inputs based on previous experience
  • Responsible for taking accurate briefs from Client Services team
  • Negotiation of timings in line with Client expectations, and Ops
  • Sign off timelines
  • Manage Project Implementation Executive to ensure daily project tasks are completed to ensure execution
  • Escalation of all issues for a timely resolution
  • At all times, manage the timelines of all projects to ensure deliverables will be met
  • Check Kantar Projects timeline for accuracy and alignment to timings discussed in kick off meeting
  • Oversee translations and suppliers
  • Check and sign-off quotations received
  • Monitor and escalate any queries or feedback from Field to CS.
  • Monitor coding/ DP queries to and from DMS/ DP Supplier – know when to call meeting to discuss constant requests to update banners, etc.
  • Ensure delivery of all final data to analyst teams or suppliers
  • Lead the debrief/ wrap up meeting, set agenda, and collate information re challenges, learnings, highlights, and so forth.

      

Costs & proposals   

  • Attend proposal and cost discussions providing insight based on experience of best practices in operations
  • Sourcing costs for proposals for review with costing team

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in any relevant field of study.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • At least 4 years working experience at a management level, and relevant project management and implementation experience
  • Must have a sound knowledge of the research process and marketing research and previous research experience a distinct advantage

Location

Cairo, Downtown MallEgypt

Kantar Rewards Statement

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. 

 

We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. 

 

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. 

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 30,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.

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Company: Kantar Group and Affiliates

Company Location:  Egypt

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