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!
Mission of the role
Execution and monitoring of data processing workflows using big data tools
Production of regular and ad hoc data releases and data deliveries for multiple markets worldwide
Collaboration with different teams and stakeholders in a global organization
As a Data Processing Executive you will have the following key accountabilities:
Execute and monitor predefined procedures for data processing using different proprietary tools with the appropriate level of support
Execute daily incoming data quality checks and timely escalations of quality issues with the appropriate level of support
Responsible for processing of regular and ad hoc data releases and deliveries for different markets worldwide with the appropriate level of support
Contribute to the maintenance of the data and software assets configuration, including the coding of coding of research data in the specific language for mobile applications, websites and other media
Work with various proprietary and open source data processing applications
Carry out regular updates of the documentation of relevant processes, client deliveries and relevant business knowledge
Collaborate effectively with relevant stakeholders, including global teams in the product, operations and software development silos, data providers etc.
Participate in operational team activities such as stand-up meetings, ad hoc discussions, knowledge sharing sessions, etc. and contribute to achieving the organizational and team goals and mission
Report to Production Manager and ensure correct escalation process
Carry out all employee administrative activities required for the smooth functioning of the organization
Improve one‘s personal and professional competences, product and process knowledge, and skills through continual learning and development
Now that you know what a Data Processing Executive does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
University degree or comparable education/experience
Experience or knowledge in working with large data sets and general data management
Analytical mindset and problem-solving skills
Understanding of internet technologies and big data concepts
Understanding in querying big data with SQL
Understanding of data manipulation tool (e.g. SPSS, R, Python)
Effective communication, giving and receiving feedback
Ability to build and foster productive professional relationships
Time management and prioritization skills
Very good level of English language – both written and spoken
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
Flexible working hours and home office
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
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 opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.
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 get to know you!