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Data Processing Specialist



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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

In this demanding and fast-paced environment, we are looking for a Data Analyst who will be part of Market Intelligence team, one of the most fast developing business line. At Market Intelligence we help our clients from tech & durables industry to understand the dynamics of their marketplace. Up-to-date retail sales data reveal how products are performing in the market – ongoing. In order to get in time, in quality & relevant data we need you to make the difference proving our client reliable data to sustain their business decisions.

Joining the team that works with top players in the retail, you will help our partners to adapt their business to actual challenges. You will be responsible with making significant contributions to proposals and delivering actionable insights to clients.

We are looking for…

... a team player and a data-driven professional, keen to work in a stable team with a friendly, bunch of like-minded colleagues!

As a Data Analyst, you will have following key accountabilities: 

  • Build Knowledge of GfK Tools: develop good knowledge of GFK internal tools

  • Data Review: understand the data management process and work effectively within it. Carry out quality check analysis to spot suspicious deviations in the data received from retailers, in all the fazes of the process.

  • Retailer panel Management – maintain up to date the retailers information in our systems

  • Query Handler: ability to investigate and resolve data queries raised by clients or the internal Market Intelligence (MI) team. 

  • Cross department communication: Maintaining relationships internally with colleagues from Client Service, Retail Service and hub.

Now you know what a Data Analyst does, what skills, qualifications & experience do you need?

  • You have a university degree in either Economics, Marketing, Business Administration, or related field

  • You have experience in a similar position, as an active data analyst professional

  • You are a data enthusiast with MS Office skills, especially advanced Excel user skills

  • You are proficient in English - B2 level - cooperation with colleagues around the world

  • You have a keen attention to detail: some work will be complex in our analysis system and we must strive to avoid mistakes / check work is 100% right before delivery

  • You have problem solving skills: why does data come out like it does, what needs to be changed to get the data as it wished for

  • You prove to have prioritization, organization and time management skills with a flexible approach

  • You can juggle multiple projects at once

  • You have the ability to learn new systems

  • You are results orientated and you have the ability to work to benchmarks and Key Performance Indicators


  • Exciting work environment that brings people together – our office is located @ Pipera, near subway, with great fitout;

  • Flexible working schedule (2-3 days per week working from home)

  • Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • Food vouchers & Private medical subscription

  • Sponsored Gym Membership (7Card)

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!

Posted: 29 days ago

City: Bucharest

Work Area: Operations

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00018256