Regional Consulting Engagements Lead


United Arab Emirates

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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

Regional Consulting Engagement Lead will proactively align with global commercial and consulting colleagues, as well as the respective local Client Business Partners to be accountable for a positive business development with GfK’s strategic key accounts.

A key task is to lead, orchestrate and manage opportunities, from identification through to sale conclusion, and also co-ordinate and drive delivery excellence.

The Regional Consulting Engagement lead must ensure close alignment with Global and Regional Strategic Account Managers including:

• Support mutual update on overall account progress on global, regional and local level by supporting regular communication and close collaboration

• Push value to GfK clients by leading cross-product/consultancy pitches and compelling proposals

• Contribute to relevant strategic account planning sessions, and identify new opportunities

They must also align with consulting project teams to:

• Create powerful, story led delivery outputs and inspiring activation workshops

• Co-ordinate resource across an agile approach to project delivery, ensuring efficient and effective project budget management


• Very strong customer focus

• Ability to engage client conversations on senior levels and to relate client issues to GfK's capabilities

• Excellent understanding of GfK solutions and data assets to translate client needs into GfK’s product portfolio and match the content to specific client KBQs

• Exception storytelling and presenting skills

• Problem solver with intercultural experience

• Strong GfK leadership competencies

• Exceptional listener with ambitious sales mindset

• An enthusiastic team player who brings new ideas

• Strong commercial mindset, strong result-orientation

• Agile mindset

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: 52 days ago

City: Dubai

Work Area: Commercial

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00011961