Analyst


Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

Do you want to be part of a team that helps our clients to decide what products to launch? Are you curious about what’s next on the market? Do you enjoy trying new things?

If you answered YES to these questions, this could be the role for you!

From Day 1 in this role, you will work on multinational FMCG companies across geographies. You will be part of a team that helps our clients decide how best to innovate their products and optimise their profit. Nielsen’s Innovation team are at the heart of helping our clients decide what the next new product on the shelf will be; ranging from ice cream, chips, laundry powder, dog food and more!

We’re a fun, smart team, full of curious minds that are constantly learning from each other and from our clients. We’re a global company in 100+ markets providing data on consumer behaviour which means your career could go anywhere.

We put our clients at the centre of what we do, we work hard, and everyone contributes to a team environment of learning and fun. Nielsen also places a great importance in giving back to the community. In fact, we take a day out of the office every year to contribute to the community and have opportunities to get involved in company initiatives that drive social good, social outings as well as personal health & wellbeing.

Duties

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A curious and open mind
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication
  • Excellent organisation and time-management, and the ability to multi-task
  • Interest in marketing (particularly consumer product marketing) and research
  • Attention to details
  • Experience with consumer marketing, statistics, research techniques, and experimental designs (preferred)

Key responsibilities:

  • Review data for errors and inconsistencies
  • Summarise data for the production of tables, charts, and graphs
  • Prepare inputs and run forecasting models
  • Develop preliminary forecast summaries
  • Analyse in-market data
  • Analyse study results to draft emails, reports, and presentations
  • Prepare initial client correspondence
  • Attend client meetings and presentations
  • Participate in research proposal and design

This opportunity is just the beginning of your future at Nielsen. We want you to be you - and we want to help you excel and grow in your career with us.

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