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Director Advanced Analytics: Price and Promotion

Company: NielsenIQ
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

NielsenIQ (NIQ) is a global leader in business insights and intelligence. Through rebranding and substantial investment from its new owner, Advent International, NielsenIQ has exciting new products in its Advanced Analytics business unit-we are poised to grow markedly. We recently purchased Cornerstone Capabilities, a Revenue Growth Management (RGM) software and consulting boutique, which has been described as "best-in-class" (by a third-party reviewer) for its Enterprise Planning solutions. Combined with NIQ's best-in-class Price & Promotion models, our RGM solutions bring clients unrivaled success. We invite you to apply to one of our positions in our burgeoning Practice Area-further your career and join our team that brings industry-leading innovation to revenue management and growth analytics.

The primary role of the Advanced Analytics Director in our Price & Promotion Practice Area is to build deliverables for assigned solution area(s), and effectively activate clients through our insights and solutions. Associates will primarily focus on one solution, Revenue Management and Optimization/Revenue Growth Management

He/she will be responsible for all aspects of the analysis including conducting analysis of results, simulating client plans, creating deliverable materials, and supporting presentation/training/tool delivery. This position is off-site and involves some, but not much, travel

Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead client teams through designing, executing and presenting analytic studies to meet clients' research objectives
  • Ensure pro-active insights and action-oriented solutions are delivered to the team by being an expert in your practice area(s) with an ability to explain methodology behind all key analytical consulting in respective area to client
  • Manage timelines and priorities both internally and externally, sometimes consisting of moving targets and conflicting deadlines
  • Creatively find ways to enhance the capabilities of our Advanced Analytics team, whether that might be through process improvement, best practices, consulting skills or cross-functional initiatives
    Qualifications

    General Skills
    • Strong logic, deductive reasoning, problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Skilled & polished communicator, including group presentations
    • Demonstrated mastery in data analysis & application to client business issues
    • Demonstrated strength in maintaining positive client relationships in complex situations & resolving client issues
    • Strong people management and team leadership skills
    • Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams
    • Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes
    • CPG industry knowledge, experience and acumen
    • Expertise in Manufacturer Sales functions (RGM/Revenue Growth Management, RMO, Category Management, Key Account Analytics, Headquarters Sales, etc.)
      Background and Technical Skills
      • Bachelor's degree required
      • MBA or advanced/analytics degree preferred
      • 8-12+ years of relevant experience in Market Research, Consumer Packaged Goods, Consulting or Analytics
      • Strong analytic background
      • Strong Marketing/Research background
        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

        About NielsenIQ

        NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what's happening now, what's happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That's why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world's population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

        NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: NielsenIQ, Chicago , Director Advanced Analytics: Price and Promotion, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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