Account Manager (CPS-GfK)



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Our Mission

At Consumer Panel Services GfK, our mission is clear: to provide key information on who buys what, where, how much, how often, and most importantly, why (or why not). We take pride in delivering high-quality, uninterrupted data, expert consultancy, and unparalleled expertise to empower our clients to deliver superior customer experiences at every stage of the shopper journey.

Job Description

Our Consumer Panel team at CPS GfK | YouGov provides unique shopper insights to FMCG manufacturers and food retailers. We are currently looking for an Account Manager who will service, manage and grow his or her client portfolio.

As Account Manager you will build long-term relationships with your local and international clients. With a wealth of in-house shopper data from our Consumer Panel at your disposal, you provide actionable insights to your clients. Here it is crucial that you can see the big picture and separate the signals from the noise. To deliver this consultative advice you are supported by a team of market analysts and a team of solution experts.

Together with your local industry lead and your international counter parts, you define your client targets and strategy. Next to growing your current clients you will actively prospect the market to expand your client portfolio.

For our location in Leuven, we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and commercially driven person that strengthens our team.

You will:

  • Answer the business questions of your clients and pro-actively keep them up to date on the latest market trends.

  • Define your clients targets and strategy, together with your local industry lead and your international counter parts.

  • Create new business with existing and new clients in the FMCG sector.

  • Act as a CPS GfK | YouGov ambassador at your clients and at industry events.

  • Work closely with your market analyst colleagues as teamwork is key for (y)our success.

You have:

  • Master or bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience working for an agency or at the client side.

  • Understand for the current challenges the FMCG industry is facing.

  • Problem-solving attitude and good analytical skills; you are able to see the big picture as well as to dive into the details.

  • Passion about helping clients, build partnerships and support their business.

  • Listening and a pro-active skills with big eagerness to keep learning.

  • Advanced presentation and storytelling skills.

  • Interpersonal and communication skills both orally and written in Dutch and/or French and English.

We offer a welcoming workplace in the heart of Leuven at 10 minutes walking distance from the city centre and the train station. You have the flexibility to work from home, the office and have external meetings at clients.

We believe in a work hard, play hard mentality, we take care of our CPS GfK | YouGov family atmosphere with initiatives such as fresh fruit or soup, bring-together initiatives/events etc. In addition, we are socially active.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

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Posted: 12 days ago

City: Leuven

Work Area: Commercial

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023981