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Graduate Program 2020 - Durban

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The Programme

The KGP program is designed to offer 8 top local graduates an exciting career in market research with 2 of Kantar’s South Africa based businesses. The Kantar Graduate Program provides exciting opportunities that includes the option to rotate between our Brands.

You will receive a world class Research Experience and Exposure as a Trainee in TNS and Millward Brown. This 12 month program will provide you with one of the best working experiences and a taste of what Kantar companies are about via rotation and exposure to three sister companies. You could gain expertise and understanding of branding, product development, communication and marketing strategies; you will extend yourself beyond market research to “see the client’s side”.

What You Will Do

  • Work with your line manager to set up and run research projects.
  • Build a strong day-to-day working relationship with operational departments to ensure the smooth running of projects through the department.
  • Checking research materials.
  • Learn and apply market research skills.
  • Learn about your clients’ markets (set up and maintain knowledge files).
  • To ensure that Millward Brown and TNS offer client service and levels of research expertise that is second to none.
  • Setting up of projects under supervision.
  • Interdepartmental project management.
  • Questionnaire design & management.
  • Preparing fieldwork materials under supervision.
  • Speaking and checking of code frames.
  • Data/chart/coding speaking and checking.
  • Initial analysis of data and report preparation.
  • Checking and proofreading presentations.
  • Travel to client meetings as and when required (very occasionally may require overnight trips).
  • Internal presentations.
  • General project administration and client files.
  • Contact reports for client meetings.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • 3 year degree, preferably in Research, Marketing, Stats, Business Science, Economics.
  • No previous research experience is required but a passion for brands and advertising is a must, a curiosity to understand consumer thinking and opinion and a desire to advise clients how to improve their brand’s performance in the marketplace.
  • Previous in-house media planning knowledge / experience an advantage.
  • A natural aptitude for Quant / Qual / Brand development.
  • PC literacy in Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills.
  • Numerical competency.
  • Project management.
Closed 8 months ago
Closed 8 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Business and Commerce, Economics, Marketing and

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Durban (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:10th Oct 2019, 6:00 pm


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