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Research Manager – Market Strategy and Understanding at Ipsos Group

Ipsos Group Job Vacancies (3 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Ipsos Group


Research Manager – Market Strategy and Understanding at Ipsos Group

Research Manager – Market Strategy and Understanding at Ipsos Group

Ipsos is one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers, ranking as a #1 full-service research organization for four consecutive years. With over 75 different data-driven solutions, and presence in 90 markets, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts to deliver top-quality research and insights.

Simply speaking, we help the biggest companies solve some of their biggest problems, serving more than 5000 clients across the globe by providing research, data, and insights on their target markets. And we’re proud to share we’ve received our Great Place to Work Certification in 2022 & 2023!


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Manager – Market, Strategy and Understanding

Job ID.: 1356
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Research

About the Team

  • The Market Strategy & Understanding (MSU) Service Line performs strategic research to deliver contextual understanding to help clients navigate dynamic markets. Our offer portfolio consists of strategic brand research as well as category & consumer fundamentals.
  • We work with clients to understand the size and composition of a market as well as the segments/profiles/demand spaces therein.
  • We also specialize in brand equity, brand assets, brand stretch and open category opportunities (e.g. whitespace).

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall management of selected client accounts.
  • Oversees all team projects, research disciplines, meeting objectives, adherence to quality standards, value add / insights, meeting of deadlines and budgets.
  • Supports the Service Line Lead in managing the research team – RA, RE, SRE levels.
  • Liaises with relevant specialist teams on behalf of team.
  • Has core solutions knowledge.
  • Report writing
  • Presenting to clients
  • Proposal writing
  • Business development / retention and achieving sales targets.
  • Thought leadership and collaboration across all teams.
  • Liaises with support functions, project management and operations to ensure successful delivery of all projects.
  • Account planning and strategy.


  • Relevant Degree / Diploma in Marketing, Arts or Business is essential (an Honours degree would be an advantage)


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Senior Researcher with Account Management experience (or equivalent) in a Market Research company
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience and understanding of the research process in order to coordinate a research project from start to finish
  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with the MS Office package
  • Ability to learn other software packages
  • Excellent understanding of research, with strong technical skills
  • Strong research methodology knowledge.

Application Closing Date
1st March, 2024 (06:02 AM).

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