Junior Project 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

If you like to manage multiple global projects, if market research is something you will like to do in the future, this is the job for you.
You will be responsible for managing and overseeing small to medium size projects across all methodologies through external vendors and internal operations departments. You’ll stay focused in order to ensure that project fieldwork is executed within budget, time and quality standards.

We are looking for…

  • a team player, an organized mind, and a confident communicator, keen to work in a team with a friendly, international bunch of like-minded colleagues!

As a Junior Project Manager in the Data Management Team, you will have following key accountabilities:   

  • Review international research proposals for all methodologies and work with operations groups to lead generation of operational plans, bids and costs that reflect the work required to meet project objectives.

  • Contact field services in appropriate global markets to obtain the most cost-effective price and highest quality work for local or international studies.

  • Centralize and manage all translation work to align with company quality standards and project budgets.

  • Lead project kickoff meetings for all assigned studies to ensure all involved parties understand timelines, responsibilities, and study specifications.

  • Support research project teams by leveraging relationships with overseas suppliers to facilitate communications, trouble-shooting and issue resolution.

  • Coordinate operational aspects of projects including translations, programming, testing, fieldwork, coding, data delivery.

  • Partner with research and operations staff to address issues and/or make recommendations to improve performance on international research studies.

  • Monitor project progress to ensure on-time delivery and maintain quality standards.

  • Other administrative tasks that might appear meanwhile.

Now that we've introduced you to the position as Project Manager in the Data Management Team, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?  

  • You have university studies (Economics, Marketing, Sociology is an advantage).

  • You prove minimum 2 years work experience (Project management experience in marketing research or related field is a plus).

  • You can manage Microsoft Office (Excel).

  • You have an advanced English level.

  • You prove the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to meet all deadlines utilizing effective prioritization and time management skills.

  • You are a communicative person.

  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, adaptability, and flexibility.

We offer a hybrid working model for our CPS colleagues (normally x2 days p/w in office) and competitive core benefits as well additional benefits including: 

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

  • Flexible working schedule (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).

And much more...! 
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 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.

Learn more about who we are and everything we do on: https://www.gfk-cps.com/about-gfk-cps

Posted: 21 days ago

City: Bucharest

Work Area: Operations

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023521