Researcher - Marketing & Data Sciences



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Client Solutions

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

We are looking for a Researcher who has a weak spot for complex data for our Marketing & Data Sciences department. You enjoy working with SPSS; R or Python. With the help of different methodologies, you dive in advanced data analysis and can translate the business questions of the client in concrete solutions. Your experience with multivariate statistics and survey methodology makes you the perfect match to support your colleagues in their research.

As Marketing & Data Sciences Researcher, you will have following key accountabilities: 

  • You support the Marketing & Data Sciences team.
  • You perform complex statistical analyses.
  • You translate the numbers into insightful insights for our clients.

Now that we've introduced you to the position of Marketing & Data Sciences Researcher, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?

  • You have a Master or a PhD with strong focus on statistics (Psychology, Sociology, Economy, Mathematics, …)
  • Preferably, you already have certain work experience in a market research company or at the client side.
  • You have a solid knowledge in multivariate statistics and survey methodology.
  • You have a strong affinity with modeling. SPSS and R are familiar working tools.
  • You are interested in applied programming (Python, R, SQL, …).
  • You have good problem solving skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure.

We offer a welcoming workplace in the heart of Leuven at 10 minutes walking distance from the city center and the train station. You have the flexibility to work from home and the office.

We believe in a work hard, play hard mentality, we take care for our GfK family atmosphere with initiatives such as weekly fresh fruit, fresh soup during the winter, fruit salad in the summer, monthly bring-together initiatives/events. In addition, we are socially active.

Apply now and help us grow by growing together!

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: 56 days ago

City: Leuven

Work Area: Client Solutions

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00011957