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!
GfK Media Measurement (MM) Hub is a centralized data processing and analytics department located in Sofia and part of the GfK Global Service Center (GSC). The main activities of the department include data production for classic and digital media measurement products in multiple global and local markets. The Hub provides services like data monitoring, data coding, data processing, query and analysis using various technologies and tools (e.g. Hadoop, AWS, SQL, Python, R, SPSS, Excel, etc.). Along with the end-to-end data production and monitoring, the Hub also supports the research and data analytics for various digital standard and ad-hoc products, as well as supports the GfK in-house software development and data automations.
We have the pleasure to invite you to join our team as:
Mission of the Role:
You have to be prepared to dig into our big data for providing insightful findings to our clients helping them solve their business challenges by using various tools for data extraction (SQL), data manipulation and analysis (Python, R, SPSS). In the role of Analysis Specialist, you would also provide analytic, charting and quality support to standardized and ad-hoc products while communicating with product, sales and analysis teams in a global organization.
As a Data Analyst, you will have the following key accountabilities:
Data analysis support to standardized and ad-hoc requests from internal and external clients
Design and run different SQL data query scripts on an online big data platform
Work offline with the extracted data with tools like SPSS, R and Excel
Interpret data and statistically analyze results, answer business questions
Support PowerPoint slides preparation for different standardized market research products
Support the quality assurance of different standardized market research products
Consult clients on the produced data or products
Assist in related user training and knowledge sharing documentation
Now that you know what Data Analyst does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Minimum of 1 year related work experience (e.g. data analysis, scripting, data quality, statistics)
Degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related fields
Demonstrated good knowledge in statistics, business analysis and data science
Excellent understanding and sound experience with SQL scripting
Knowledge in R, Python, SPSS or other software for data manipulation (considered as an advantage)
Strong analytics thinking and problem-solving skills
Fluency in English
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
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 getting to know you!