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Fresh Vacancies at Nielsen Company, 25th August, 2019

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Nielsen is the world’s leading marketing and media Information Company. We’re passionate about measuring and analyzing how people interact with digital and traditional media and in-store environments-locally and globally. Businesses worldwide use our services to better manage their brands, launch and grow product portfolios and optimize their media mix.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Manager, Data Science

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About this Job

  • Do you know what consumers buy? What do consumers watch? Nielsen Knows! The primary role of a Data Scientist is to help in maintaining the highest level of data quality through investigation and resolution of specific client concerns.
  • Data Scientists are also required to routinely extract and analyze data thoroughly and efficiently to identify breakdowns in data quality.
  • They must also be able to clearly communicate these findings to our internal and external clients.
  • Additionally, they must be able to think critically and creatively to develop solutions and be able to utilize SQL and Python code to perform their investigations.

Responsibilities

  • Lead detailed analysis to investigate client concerns with Nielsen Retail Measurement Services data
  • Conduct elementary deductive reasoning and think critically
  • Manage multiple investigations/projects simultaneously
  • Represent Data Science in client meetings and interactions with other departments
  • Explain products and methodologies directly to clients in a format that meets their level of
  • understanding
  • Detect, troubleshoot, and resolve system anomalies that disrupt client deliverables
  • Continually develop the technological skillset
  • Identify and develop technological tools that streamline the investigation process.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Economics, Business or fields that employ rigorous data analysis
  • 4-6 years’ experience in at least one of the following fields: data science, survey design, behavioral methods, data analysis, business administration/operations, consulting, logistics/supply chain, management information systems, or operations management/research the ability to speak in French will be a big plus
  • Desire to learn and continually upgrade skills
  • Disposition to simplify research, work processes, and complex statistical concepts
  • Quantitative aptitude with proven data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Python, SAS, R or other statistical packages
  • Exposure to big data technologies and machine learning
  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

A Little Bit About You

  • If you can translate data into a story to our internal and external clients and if you can think critically and creatively to develop solutions and be able to utilize SQL and Python code to perform their investigations this is the job for you!
  • We are looking for a person who will not only excellent in technical aspect but will also have experience in client-facing exposure. The manager will manage an international team that communicates in both English and French.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Consumer Insights Executive

Location: Lagos

About this Job

  • Maintain a client service orientation by managing the day-to-day administration of client service and coordinating on analysis and reporting of assigned research projects.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain an accurate, complete, up-to-date and insightful client business profiles to be shared with senior management
  • Assist senior staff in delivering quality services to clients and ensure the services provided to clients are timely and precise according to client business needs and specifications and at the same time meeting the company’s quality standards
  • Assist in sales activities in conjunction with senior staff in terms of preparation of proposal and credential presentations
  • Provide research, administrative and operational support to senior staff
  • Be directly accountable for work conducted for their nominated clients in terms of analyses, charting, etc. and perform quality checks on all reports for alignment to request accuracy and correctness

Qualifications

  • Able to influence and persuade.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data in a challenging and insightful manner.
  • Strong and articulate verbal and written communication skills.
  • Efficient time management, ability to multi-task and detail-oriented.
  • Displays maturity and creative problem-solving skills in handling crises.
  • Recommend improvements in work processes within area of responsibility.
  • Analyses and interprets financial information to ensure the achievement of business targets and early identification of issues/crisis.
  • Postgraduate or MBA from a well-known institute
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in Consumer Insights role
  • Strong Client Focus and Proactivity
  • Working knowledge of statistics and multivariate analysis
  • Working knowledge of research techniques and methodologies.

A Little Bit About You

  • You’re the first to recognize an opportunity, then turn it into a client solution. Pivot is your middle name. Last-minute requests? No problem. You confidently manage data, and you care about the people behind every number. In fact, you’re a bit of a people person and feel energized by successful collaboration.
  • You manage relationships and expectations as well as you manage projects, and your experience speaks for itself.
  • Curiosity, communication, and critical thinking drive your work–whether you got your start in sales or consulting, analytics or consumer goods. Now you’re ready for what’s next.
  • You will maintain a client service orientation by managing day-to-day administration of client service/sales activities and coordinating on analysis and reporting of assigned research projects.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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