Teamlead Geodata Science (M/F/D); Full time or part time (70%)



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Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

Area of responsibility:

As a manager, you will support employees and colleagues in all technical issues relating to the operational business. You will support your employees professionally and personally and provide them with advice and assistance. In addition, you will work with other managers and management on the strategic orientation of GfK GeoMarketing, e.g. identifying and implementing innovation topics.

In addition to leading your team and working closely with other teams, you will identify growth opportunities in the market, whether through cooperation with other areas of NIQ/GfK, through the use of new data sources or new tasks from our clients, and design strategies to exploit this potential in cooperation with the management.

As Teamlead Geodata Science (m/f/d) at GfK you are responsible for:

- providing content-related support to employees, colleagues and clients with inquiries regarding the conception, realization and implementation of geomarketing-specific solutions and geodata products

- professional and content related coaching of employees

- managing the team, production planning and optimization, representing the team and our expertise to internal and external stakeholders

- observing and evaluating technological trends, changing customer requirements and new data sources in order to adjust current processes, increase efficiency in production and expand product portfolio

- coordination of customer projects across teams

Our perfect candidate has the following qualifications and skills:

- University degree (MSc, PhD) in geography, geoinformatics, statistics, business informatics, sociology, psychology or similar with a strong focus on quantitative methods

- Ideally 10 or more years of professional experience in data analysis, data modeling and project management

- Experience in successful (technical) guidance and leadership of (project) teams, very strong communication skills

- inspiring, motivating and emphatic personality

- experienced with giving convincing presentations (internally and externally)

- ideally well-connected to other GfK/NIQ departments (Global Data Science, Global Marketing Science, etc.)

- familiar with GeoMarketing product portfolio, knowledge of typical geomarketing applications and providers of geomarketing solutions

- Expert knowledge in R, advanced / expert knowledge in (spatial) data analysis (statistical learning, data visualization) and analysis in GI systems (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS) or in R (sf)

- Ability to critically reflect, interpret and present methods and analysis results

- Clear commitment to teamwork and a high sense of responsibility

- fluent in German and English, knowledge of other languages is a plus

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.

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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 and 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: 26 days ago

City: Nuremberg

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00023085