Team Lead (m/w/d) Market Data QC DACH



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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

Focus of the role:

The team to be led consists of 14 people (all in DE), who are essentially responsible for the punctual and high-quality deliveries of the market data of various commodity groups.
The team from AT & CH is also managed from a technical point of view. There are a total of 3 other colleagues based there who have Market Data QC tasks.
We are looking for the competent leader of the team. 

Your main responsibilities as Lead a team of operations professionals as direct line manager (m/f/d):

  • Plan resources/capacity in order to comply with our delivery commitments towards clients

  • Improve delivery speed, quality and standardization of MDQC processes  continuously through proper KPI management and close collaboration with all involved teams

  • Establish a close communication with the Global Service Centers, Market Intelligence & Retail teams

  • Contribute to the overall teams success by being responsible for the timely delivery of a set of Market Data QC Productgroups. 

*Market Data QC is the last quality check stage before retailer data is being sent out to our Industry & Retail clients.

Required skills and professional experiences:

  • Disciplinary and technical management experience 

  • Sound analytical skills

  • Excellent written and oral language skills in German

  • Very good oral and written English skills

  • Strong IT skills in MS Office (especially PowerPoint & Excel) and DWH-Startrack Explorer

  • Very good technical understanding

  • Sound knowledge of the information technology, office equipment, telecom and distributor markets

  • Thirst for knowledge and strong quality awareness

  • Project management experience desirable 


Details zu Rolle und des Teams (German version):
Das zu führende Team besteht aus 14 Personen (alle in DE), die im Wesentlichen für die pünktliche und qualitativ hochwertige Auslieferungen der Markdaten verschiedener Warengruppen zuständig sind.
Fachlich wird zusätzlich das Team aus AT & CH geführt. Dort sind insgesamt 3 weitere Kollegen ansässig, die Market Data QC Aufgaben haben.

Wir betreiben ein Handelspanel (Input: Handelsdaten, Output: Marktübersichten und Erkenntnisse zu Verkaufskennzahlen) und haben regelmäßige, wöchentliche, monatliche und 2-monatliche Lieferverpflichtungen gegenüber unseren Kunden, die wir strikt einhalten müssen.
Die Hauptaufgabe des Teamleiters Market Data QC DACH wird sein das Team disziplinarisch zu führen, mit allen Aufgaben (z.B. Steuerung und Priorisierung der Arbeitsinhalte, die diese Rolle mit sich bringt.
Darüber hinaus wird die fachliche Weiterentwicklung jedes einzelnen, die Optimierung der Arbeitsabläufe und die Zusammenarbeit im Team wie auch mit anderen Teams ein entscheidender Fokus dieser Rolle sein.
Die Leitung verschiedener Optimierungsprojekte (Geschwindigkeit, Qualität, Effizienz) stellt einen weiteren Baustein dieser Rolle dar. 
Dabei müssen nicht nur Anforderungen von globaler Seite umgesetzt sondern bestimmte Fokusthemen auch selbstständig und eigenverantwortlich durchdacht (weiter)entwickelt und umgesetzt werden.

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: 11 days ago

City: Nuremberg

Work Area: Operations

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00012661