Account Manager at TNS Global

We are part of Kantar, one of the world's largest insight, information and consultancy groups. The company is a leading global provider of custom research, serving customers in about 75 countries. It offers market data focused on automotive, consumer products and retail, financial services, politics, and information technology sectors. TNS provides a variety of branded online research products specializing in ad effectiveness, concept development, website evaluation, and consumer behavior analysis. In October 2008, media giant WPP acquired TNS Group for £1.1 billion ($1.9 billion). TNS now resides under WPP's Kantar Group division.Account ManagerJob Type: Full Time  Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  Experience: 5 yearsLocation: LagosJob Field: Sales / Marketing / Business Development   PURPOSE OF THE ROLEThe primary function of an Account Manager is to provide growth strategy within financial services, telecoms and technology sectors and leading a team to achieve set goals. You will be responsible for managing all aspect of projects, from client briefing to proposal, through design and implementation, to reporting. In addition, the ideal incumbent will work closely with senior team members to improve research efficiency and quality and assist in the development of less experienced research executives.At Kantar TNS we understand consumer behaviour like nobody else. One of the world’s largest research agencies, we drive growth by helping our clients make the most of the moments that matter. Our global teams advise on everything from brand, communications and innovation to shopper activation and customer relationships. Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and 12 world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.KEY OUTCOMESInfluencing the winning of pre-sales activities in the telecoms and technology sectors.Successfully supervise major projects from sampling design to report writing.Deliver insightful reports and presentations to clients at C-Level/board team.Develop strong understanding of the financial services, telecoms and technology sectors.Drive engaging conversation with clients in the financial services, technology and telecoms sectors.Obtain briefs from clients to ensure full understanding of the nature of the project.Help develop the research teams in terms of organizing trainings and motivating them in research environment.

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