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SAR Application Form

Being a SAMRA member, and: being on the SAMRA Honorary Roll or, SAMRA Partner status for at least 5 years, with suitable work experience;
Adherence to the ESOMAR/SAMRA Code of Conduct;
Commitment to ongoing professional development activities;
Payment of an application fee, invoiced on receipt of the application, and
Payment, within 30 days of acceptance as a SAR, of an annual, inflation linked, SAR recognition status fee to maintain accreditation.

CONTACT DETAILS

E.g. Nelson
Name that colleagues use to address you, e.g. Madiba
E.g. Rolihlahla
E.g. Mandela
E.g. 17 The Manor
E.g. 1 Maxwell Drive
E.g. Sunninghil
E.g. Sandton
E.g. Gauteng
E.g. 2191
E.g. PO Box 1713
E.g. Randburg
E.g. 2125

REFERENCES

At least one referee must be in an organisation other than your own and at least one must be a SAMRA Partner or SAMRA Accredited Marketing Researcher (SAR).

SECTION A: BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The language you use most of the time at home
Please use the following format: DDMMYYYY For example: for 31 December 1970, type 31121970
 
 
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR IDENTITY BEFORE CONTINUING

SELF ASSESSMENT FOR SAR APPLICATION

Please go through all questions very carefully and make sure you answer every item. Most people find the self-assessment task takes up to 45 minutes to complete. We ask you to work through each point, candidly assessing your knowledge and experience across the more than 250 aspects of research practice identified below. Please clearly indicate the ranking that best describes your knowledge and experience by selecting the relevant point on the scale provided. Guidelines 1. Please be honest and indicate whether you do or don’t have knowledge or experience/skill with respect to the stated areas. 2. It is unlikely any one applicant will have knowledge or experience of every facet included – an applicant claiming to do so is likely to be carefully vetted. 3. In general successful SAR applicants will be required to achieve the specified minimum level for each of sections B, C and D. 4. If an applicant does not reach the required levels they will be advised of appropriate paths for addressing gaps.

SECTION B: GENERAL RESEARCH PROCESSES EXPERIENCE

All applicants are required to achieve a minimum level of 66% for Section B. If you do not know what an item is then you should circle 0 A pass score is based on achieving an average score of 3
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR IDENTITY BEFORE CONTINUING

SELF ASSESSMENT FOR SAR APPLICATION (CONTINUED)

Please go through all questions very carefully and make sure you answer every item.

SECTION C: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

For Sections C & D applicants are required to achieve a minimum of 50% in one and 33% in the other.
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR IDENTITY BEFORE CONTINUING

SELF ASSESSMENT FOR SAR APPLICATION (CONTINUED)

Please go through all questions very carefully and make sure you answer every item.

SECTION D: QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

For Sections C & D applicants are required to achieve a minimum of 50% in one and 33% in the other.
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 
You can relate your answers to, for example, business, social, marketing, political or technological contexts, depending on your experience and knowledge.
 
CONFIRMATION OF AGREEMENT WITH APPLICATION CONDITIONS

a) A detailed CV covering your educational and employment history, including companies and/or organisations worked for, in what positions (job titles), length of time at each and a contact person for each organisation
b) Verified copies of certificates, diplomas, and/or degrees in support of professional and other qualifications and courses listed in your CV and in the SAR application form