Field Project Manager - Research - Job Details

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Job title: Field Project Manager - Research
Reference code: Fse0005
Job category: Other
Position status: Vacant Min Salary (p/m): R20000
Position type: Permanent Max Salary (p/m): R25000
City: Sandton  
GENERAL • Responsible for planning, co-ordinating & executing research projects in the field
o One of the main objectives would be to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and meets the quality standards of the company
• Managing a team of regional supervisors and a national field force

Key Outputs:

• Manage day to day operational aspects of multiple projects whether it’s small or on large scale
o Maintain deliverables across projects
• Understand the key drivers of project profitability and propose/execute cost saving solutions where possible
• Participate in discussions about appropriate logistical design/project set-up together with other involved departments (account managers, field, management, etc.)
• Respond in an efficient and timely manner to costing enquiries, escalating where necessary
• To be the main contact in terms of field responsibilities within the company (or where applicable external parties)
• To be responsible for orderly and effective logistical process and quality documentation (such as technical reports, field feedback, etc)
• Prepare and provide internal project booking
o Making sure that questionnaire scripting and routing works according to specifications from account managers
o Quota management – ensuring the required sample is achieved at the end of fieldwork
• Contribute to agreed client targets through effective management of the field/operations process
• Provide information and guidance to field supervisors
o Serve as team leader for internal team meetings (representing field supervisors)
• Recruit interviewers and/or supervisors in order to ensure a demographically representative network of interviewers and/or supervisors in all areas where interviews are required at all times
Skills Required
• At least 5 years experience in field management
• Deadline driven
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Highly professional
• Ability to work both independently as well as within a team
• Highly accurate and detail focused
• Ability to deal with a variety of tasks
• Initiative and follow through
• Fluent in English and/or other vernacular languages (where required)
• Excellent communication skills
• Self-motivated
• Responsible
• Flexible
• Logical
• Attention to detail
• Willing to learn
• Strong management/analytical skills
• Experience in research and/or processes in a market research agency
Valid driver's license/own reliable car
Tertiary education

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