01 Mar Market Intelligence Consultant
Market Intelligence Consultant
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!
The Market Intelligence team at GfK provides clients with data on what products are selling, when, where and for how much. This allows our clients to better understand and anticipate changing market and channel dynamics and identify areas where action needs to be taken. To do so, GfK collects the sales data from retailers in Belgium in different sectors, like Consumer Electronics, Small & Major Domestic Appliances, Stationary, IT, Telecom, Entertainment…
For our Market Intelligence team, located in Leuven, we are looking for a proactive and motivated Market Intelligence Consultant. You will be working primarily with our clients in the Technical Consumer Goods sector (e.g. Consumer Electronics, Telecom…).
This is a key role with significant client interaction. The Market Intelligence Consultant will be responsible for all day-to-day enquiries, support, reporting deliveries and client interaction, including story-led presentations, meetings and workshops. In addition, you will also be required to work cross-functionally, with GfK’s Sales, Operations and other Client Solutions teams, to ensure all client opportunities are aligned. The Market Intelligence Consultant will be encouraged to bring new ideas to the table, especially with regards to developing new insight and client engagement plans.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and organized consultant to take the next step and become a key part of an established team whilst continuing to develop their own client management skills. You will benefit from working in a close team environment and will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with clients and wider teams.
As Market Intelligence Consultant, you will have following key accountabilities:
- Manage a defined list of clients, ensuring the delivery of contractual products and services.
- Respond to client queries and explain data trends based on analysis and knowledge.
- Ensure client service is delivered to the agreed standard.
- Create and deliver market presentations to provide insight and recommendations to help clients improve their business positions.
- Work cross functionally within GfK to ensure client needs are met and questions answered, this is both locally and internationally.
- Develop market and product knowledge for product categories you cover.
Now that we’ve introduced you to the position as Market Intelligence Consultant, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?
- You have a Bachelor or Master degree in the field of economics or marketing.
- You have at least 4 years of relevant work experience (market research, consumer electronics, retail…)
- You have a broad research knowledge and understanding.
- You have robust analytical skills.
- You have an eye for detail, high quality standards and client relationships hold no secrets to you.
- You are fluent in Dutch and English, with a good knowledge of French.
- You are a team player, have a hands-on mentality and know when to work hard but also when to have fun!
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 at 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! Become a member of GfK Belgium’s Market Intelligence team.
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!