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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!
Our GSC Project Delivery Team is looking for a new colleague to work with our GfK team and clients from North America that is why you will work from 17:00 - 01:00 from the comfort of your own home.
As Project Manager 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 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 the 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;
Provide advanced level technical and operational expertise to business sectors on international operations processes and capabilities across all methodologies.
Partner with research and operations staff to address issues and/or make recommendations to improve performance on international research studies.
Now that we've introduced you to the position as Project Manager, 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 and Spanish level;
You prove the ability to work in a fast paced environment, to meet all deadlines utilising effective prioritization and time management skills;
You can provide specific consultation on international research best practices;
You are a communicative person;
You have strong analytical and problem solving skills, adaptability and flexibility.
Full work from home program, excepting some situations ( trainings, team-buildings etc);
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!