Job Vacancy For Senior Researcher – Global Participation



Responsibilities:

• Lead purposeful relationship-building with a wide array of partners and other research teams
• Lead the proactive discovery, exploration, development and presentation of insights to drive strategy in the global participation space
• Partner with Design, Product, Engineering and Data Science teams to build in research at multiple stages of the product development process
• Collaborate with domestic and international research and product partners
• Ensure problems are approached through the integration of multiple data streams, including qualitative and quantitative research along with cultural trends and patterns
• Advocate for insights in order to drive action and impact by providing compelling narratives and artefacts
• Lead purposeful relationship-building with a wide array of partners and other research teams
• Promote and lead the building of foresight and synthesis of trends through investigation of rapidly shifting marketplace dynamics, emerging data sources & technologies and the ever-changing consumer and business landscape to drive better business decisions around emerging opportunities

Qualification Required & Experience

• 7+ years conducting user research and/or market research, with an excellent command of both qualitative and quantitative methods
• Experience working with teams and conducting research globally, across culture and languages
• Experience working in startups or on highly ambitious zero-to-one projects.
• Fluency in English. Fluency in at least one local language in West Africa
• Bachelor's Degree (minimum requirement)
• (Optional) Advanced degree in Business (MBA), Communication, Psychology, or a related field
• Strong foundational knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research tools and techniques
• An ability to develop a deep understanding and empathy for customers whose daily life, circumstances and needs might be very different than your own.
• A track record of thought leadership and delivering research to inform business, marketing and product development strategies and roadmaps
• An entrepreneurial mindset and a creative approach to problem-solving
• Strong cross-organizational negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to sell an idea
• Forward thinking
• Ability to manage through ambiguity, proactively assess needs and create plans
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize initiatives
• Strong business acumen; an understanding of business goals, strategies and pressures while being aware of industry trends and competitive actions as a context for doing research
• Ability to build collaborative relationships remotely and cross-functionally to influence strategy and decisions
• Can express ideas clearly and simply; listen to others; create an environment where all are comfortable expressing thoughts; and promote timely and ongoing flow of information
• Strong project management skills and experience guiding multiple internal and/or outsourced projects simultaneously
• A growth mentality that fuels your desire to constantly learn and improve
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Interested in new and experimental methodologies
• Have demonstrated experience discovering, synthesizing, and socializing actionable insights that have shaped product strategy and produced a business impact

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 12 May, 2021
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