Category Analyst

       City of London             

Job Description

Category Analyst

London | FMCG | £27-30,000 + benefits

The company:

An internationally agile top tier FMCG Market Research Agency with a growing commercial team and an unparalleled roster of clients.

The opportunity:

Turning consumer behaviour into a competitive advantage for clients by highlighting challenges to their businesses and offering actionable recommendations.
Building rapport with your client, and learning about their business to better partner with them – including working onsite with your client weekly.
Producing appropriate responses / recommendations to client briefs based on research and analysis of ‘big data’ sets.
Providing integrated insight with other agencies to deliver the most conclusive presentations with clear and practical conclusions to support the business needs of your client/s.
Really wanting to analyse and understand the “why” behind our data to tell a simple, compelling story to your client.
What you need:

Strong data analytical skills with a passion to understand shopper data, with strong commercial acumen.
Experience of working in a Research, Analysis or Insight focused environment with plenty of experience of drawing insights and recommendations from data.
Ability to use data systems ideally gained from an agency background or client-side insight environment.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong client relationships, and to challenge them to ascertain underlying business issues.
Commercial acumen and the confidence to turn opportunities into sales.
A proven ability in delivering insightful presentations with impact.
Work independently when required but still be responsive to receiving feedback and direction from their line manager.
Be flexible, tactful and sensitive to others, and display good social and communication skills.
Degree educated.
Right to work in the UK.