Market Research Analyst Job in South Africa Nov 2016

By | November 23, 2016

Market Research Analyst Job in South Africa Nov 2016

Market Research Analyst Job Opening in Cape Town, observatory Nov 2016

Career recruitment : GetSmarter New Jobs 2016

Employment Vacancy : Market Research Analyst Work in South Africa Nov 2016


Remuneration: Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Cape Town, observatory
Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #GSMRA


Job description

The market research  analyst is required to produce valuable insights from research activities, that will help decision making for new courses with university partners. The research analyst will be required to support the market research function with proactive industry research, reactive research into new course proposals and market testing of new courses.

Company description

GetSmarter aims to improve lives through better education by helping working professionals advance their careers. We offer a portfolio of short courses, postgraduate degree programmes, and professional accounting programmes presented in partnership with international and South Africa’s leading universities.

Key responsibilities

  • Production of viability analysis reports, and application of research methodology.
  • Desktop research on new course ideas.
  • Research and reading of industry reports and information available to the general public.
  • Quantitative analysis of keyword search trends, job availabilities and other key data sources.
  • Writing recommendations to the Select function to guide decisions on new course selections.
  • Management of the market testing data and reporting back on results.
  • Qualitative interviews and surveys of customers and interpretation of these responses.



  • Tertiary qualification.
  • Analytical skills with basic knowledge of statistics.

Job specific competencies

  • Learning mindset – constantly looking for new ways to develop.
  • High work ethic with dogged determination to produce results.
  • Ability to work well with colleagues and to get buy in to new ideas.
  • Organised and process oriented – able to manage small projects.

If you are experiencing any problems with the application process, please email

Start date: as soon as possible 

No agencies.

If you do not hear anything back within two weeks after applying for this position, please consider your application unsuccessful.