Professional vacancies

Joining Ipsos means developing your career in the very top tier of research. With 16,600 people employed in 88 countries, we are one of the largest and best known research companies.

As a curious and intuitive individual, an enthusiastic professional with a passion for creating knowledge, at Ipsos you will be fully dedicated to finding the best solutions for our clients.

For market researchers who have a passion for establishing their skills and who want to grow with an industry leader, Ipsos is a firm that provides opportunities globally. We off er both specialist and generalist career opportunities, are one of the industry’s fastest growing and most financially successful firms, and operate under clearly-defined client and ethical commitments. Unlike our main global competitors, Ipsos is proud to still be owned and operated by researchers. Our most valuable assets are the people who work for us. We have over 15,000 full-time employees globally and want all our staff to be highly trained, well motivated and professional people, who take pride in their work. Ipsos believes the best way to motivate is to empower people. We aim to set the minimum of rules which will provide the framework within which our staff can operate efficiently and flexibly; this framework should motivate people to reach their own potential and carry out actions in the best interests of clients and of our Company.

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Junior Data Processor

The Junior Data Processing Executives are responsible for editing and creating computer programs & scripts needed for the purpose of conducting market research.
Key Performance Areas:

  • Editing and creating computer programs and scripts
  • Investigating and solving data related queries independently most of the time
  • Establishing and maintaining filing system


  • Matric as a minimum
  • Tertiary education in a programming language (preferable Visual Basic) with a high grade or in Statistics
  • Exposure to [SAS, SPSS, Dimensions] advantageous – Able to use their software knowledge to translate client requests into technically achievable outcome
  • Some understanding and knowledge of data files types [ASCII, SAV, SAS, CSV]

Key attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with the MS Office package
  • Ability to learn other software packages
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Problem solving (Is good at understanding all needs and factors that are / can be part of the problem or the solution)
  • Maintains a constructive approach under pressure
  • Gives priority to the customer needs, internal and external

Closing date: 15 February 2019
If you wish to apply, please email your updated CV to:



Mid Data Cleansing Analyst


The Mid Data Cleansing Analyst is responsible for the setting up & ongoing maintenance of the respondent databases needed for the purpose of conducting Market Research. Responsible for producing data quality & usability reports relating to the content of the databases and to address queries relating to the data. Problem solving is required as involvement in process definition on new projects / project changes is required. Setting up of new projects or applying changes to existing projects is a key function of this position. Responsible for the administration of all CATI projects on the Converso interviewing system.

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensuring projects responsible for run efficiently.
  • Data is loaded timeously, according to the business rules as well as a good quality according to the schedule & timelines.
  • Submission quality reports are used to pick up any discrepancies.
  • Performing pre-defined queries in Microsoft Access & Microsoft SQL.
  • Applying & testing changes to pre-defined queries in Microsoft Access & Microsoft SQL.
  • Providing data quality & usability reports to Researchers & Client Services team.
  • Setting up & maintaining electronic submissions databases & updating code list relating to these.
  • Builds databases on SQL server & adds names on SQL server.
  • Questionnaire checking against CATI standards.


  • Microsoft Excel advanced
  • Microsoft Outlook intermediate
  • Relevant degree or diploma as a minimum
  • 2-5 years’ experience in the SQL industry
  • SQL 2008 / 2012 & above (BIS, SSIS advantageous), database design

Additional requirements

  • Good people management skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Willing to complete routine tasks
  • Ability to out in extra effort to complete tasks (working extra hrs)
  • Proficiency with the MS Office packages
  • Ability to learn other software packages
  • Eye for detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Out the box thinker
  • Team player

Closing Date: 15 February 2019