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  • Posted: Jul 23, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MMR Research is the global consumer and sensory FMCG research agency.
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    Survey Programmer


    We are looking for an enthusiastic Programmer to join our talented Programming Team as a Survey Programmer based in Durban, South Africa.


    About MMR…


    • MMR is an independent, global consumer and sensory research agency specialising in food, drink, personal and household care research. We are industry leaders, guiding best in class innovation for our clients – partnering with over 50% of the top 100 global food and drink brands.
    • Our team of over 500 highly engaged, multi-disciplined employees are primarily dynamic research professionals, sensory experts and data scientists. We’re a diverse bunch, with backgrounds in R&D, insight, marketing, sensory science, data sciences and psychology. We also boast a true global reach with offices in the UK, US, China, Singapore, Mumbai, Thailand, South Africa, Columbia, Brazil and the Netherlands.
    • We are a “people first” company that prides itself on collaboration, honesty and mutual trust. A company who obtained some fantastic feedback for company engagement and team spirit in a recent employee study with 80% of employees stating they’re happy and proud to work for MMR.
    • And one more thing, we work with 50% of the world’s food and drink brands so the chances are the last time you went to the supermarket, you bought something that we’ve influenced on its way to the shelves.


    • The MMR Data Sciences team is fast growing and now comprises of statisticians, analysts, developers and programmers. We are now looking to expand our Online Survey Programming function which is a key area of development for the Data Sciences team.
    • You will get the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting new projects whilst being well supported by a large and multi-disciplinary Data Sciences team.

    We are ideally looking for candidates with some programming experience and an interest in data science / digital technology.

    The role:

    • The primary responsibility is creating online surveys using specialist market research programming software (ConfirmIt)
    • Project Management is an essential part of the role and our internal stakeholders are the global research teams. The role will include liaising with our team, researcher teams and suppliers in order to meet exact project requirements and timings.
    • Strong attention to detail and a high level of numeracy is required


    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Whilst training will be provided you will have the aptitude and ability to learn to use the specialist survey programming software and manage the resultant data files that the process creates.
    • Be highly data literate, including a good working knowledge of Excel
    • Be a fast and accurate typist, comfortable using a keyboard
    • Have great attention to detail – checking data, tests and validating databases is part of the role
    • Possess strong self-management and organizational skills
    • Possess good problem solving and logical thinking skills
    • Have excellent communications skills – including fluent spoken and written English
    • Be good at working with others – maintaining open and honest relationships with your colleagues and clients
    • Have a desire to continuously learn and improve, taking up opportunities for new experiences

    Desirable Requirements:


    • Fair knowledge in HTML/HTML 5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
    • Fair understanding on responsive design, web standards


    • At MMR, our people are central to MMR’s success and therefore we foster a culture where everyone can thrive. Some of the ways we achieve this is by operating in an open, dynamic, varied & non-hierarchical environment, providing bespoke training through the MMR Training Academy and by promoting our staff purely on merit.
    • MMR Research Worldwide is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MMR Research Worldwide on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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