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!
Summary of role
As part of the Nordic Market Intelligence team, the Client Solutions Consultant will be responsible for delivering data, insights and intelligence to our Clients. Growth from Knowledge is part of GfK’s DNA and you will be part of the team that provides our clients in the Nordics with the Knowledge that will help them grow.
You will work closely with the rest of the team consisting of experienced consultants, supporting them with reports and analyses needed for meetings and presentations with clients. You will also work directly with clients, providing them with data and insights and answering questions and manage requests they might have. Your role sits within the Market Intelligence team, but key to your success is your ability to work closely with other functions and teams, both within the Nordic local organisation and GfK globally.
Market Intelligence (MI) is one of several GfK Client solutions, each specialized in creating insights from different types of data sources. MI is primarily working with Point of Sales data from the Technical Consumer Goods industry. Part of your role is also to work with research methodology related tasks and projects to ensure that our deliveries of point of sales data is meeting the high quality requirements we have. Numbers and data are a fundamental part of the daily job, but understanding our clients’ needs and their business is what we really focus on.
This vacancy is a cover for a maternity leave and fixed to 12 months. There is, however, a good chance that this temporary position will become a permanent one by the end of the term.
Manage requests from defined clients
Support colleagues with presentation preparations
Create customized market analyses
Produce standardized market analyses and summarize and conclude findings from them
Design new and improve existing reports and other client deliveries
Ensure client service is delivered to the agreed standard
Work with the client delivery team to ensure data quality and deliverables are timely, fit for purpose and meeting client needs
Develop market and product knowledge
Manage tasks related to research methodology
You have a relevant University degree in e.g. Business or Economics and preferably also a few years of work experience in a role where analysing and understanding sales data or other business related information was an essential part of your job.
You have a high level of energy and drive and is eager to learn new things. Taking own initiatives comes naturally for you and you can manage your tasks and responsibilities on your own. You are a team player and likes to work closely with other people, but you also have the ability to work independently.
You have an interest in technology and/or technical consumer goods and are willing to become a market expert in the industry. You like to work with numbers, but also have an understanding of what the numbers actually mean for our clients. Most importantly, you are client-centric and have a passion for helping other people.
Your competencies and skills
Passion, energy and drive
Enthusiasm to learn and develop
Market knowledge and understanding
Research knowledge and understanding
Strong analytical skill and being able to understand data and information in its wider context
Computer literate, able to learn and use bespoke systems
Advanced user of MS Excel and other MS Office applications
Experience from working with complex databases and applications for large data sets
Able to support the building of tailored presentations for manufacturers and retailers, using a systematic analysis process and understanding the data
Eye for detail and high quality standards
Able to support with client relationships
Good communication skills
English and Danish or any other Scandinavian language
Please apply with a cover letter and a copy of your CV.
This vacancy is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
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!