Business Development Director - Marketing & Consumer Insights (AD)



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

    Skills required

    • Anticipate client needs through intimate familiarity with their business and proactively engage to help create a sense of collaboration and to generate business opportunity.
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with hands-on approach.
    • This position relies on a person's deep understanding of customized research, the skills and capabilities required in sales as well as experience in providing innovative sales enablement solutions.
    • Provide overall program leadership and supervision of execution, ensuring timely and high-quality delivery, while designing and consulting on innovative, insightful research programs to our key growth clients.
    • Needs to be able to lead teams but also to dip into the every day to help out teams with client deliveries.
    • Passionate about data-driven approach and can think strategically to draw out big picture correlations, predictions, and recommendations.
    • Excellent communication, analytical, and presentation skills

    Typical Education and Work Experience required

    • University degree
    • 10+ years in business development and/or commercial management in market/ related research companies
    • Supplemented by relevant industry experience, ideally in Technology, Media, Retail and/or E-Commerce
    • Market Research Agency Background / Business Development
    • Excellent program and project management skills
    • Track record of managing a team

    We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

    Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

    Posted: 192 days ago

    City: Singapore

    Work Area: Commercial

    Job Time: Full Time

    Requisition ID: R00006246