This position will be to lead the German Delivery team for Circana Media and Analytics solutions.
The team’s core objective is to deliver with excellence the Circana solutions in Media, Assortment, Trade and more. This is achieved via insightful analysis of econometric models and other analytic solutions based on EPOS and Loyalty data.
You will lead a dedicated and high performing team of consultants and be responsible for planning projects, ensuring high quality deliveries on time, liaising with commercial teams internally as well as with Circana clients and representing the German team on the EMEA leadership group.
Key job Responsibilities

  • Being a subject matter expert in relation to Circana and industry media and analytics solutions and their ability to answer client’s business issues
  • Takes full accountability for delivering contracted Circana media and analytics solutions on time and correct
  • High visibility with client so will require building strong relationships and credibility through achievement of agreed action plans
  • Lead and develop a team of dedicated and high performing consultants.
  • Capacity planning and management
  • Problem solving during the project life cycle.
  • Be an escalation point and senior point of contact for client issues. Ensure those issues are managed to client satisfaction.
  • Works with peers and other departments to define and implement Best Practice initiatives

This position can be located in the following area(s): Remote – Within travelling distance from Dusseldorf, Germany

  • Solid, relevant market research and FMCG industry experience
  • Previous experience having worked within an agency specializing in analytics is highly desirable for this role.
  • Experience working across retail, CPG and wholesale
  • Experience and expertise in functional areas such as media analytics, price elasticity, promotional effectiveness & range/space optimization.
  • Highly self-motivated, accountable and committed with well-developed decision making skills
  • Has significant experience in people management
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals in a process and customer-centric operation
  • A strong team player with the ability to promote and foster strong working relationships across a team and across departments.
  • Strong prioritization and delegation skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and consistently solutions focused.
  • Has a proven background in following and implementing processes
  • A strong relationship builder and is known for being the face of an area in the client’s eyes
  • Has significant client service / relationship experience in leading complex deliverables to strategic clients.
  • High quality communication skills – written and spoken
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Detail oriented person – pays strong attention to detail
  • Fluent German speaker highly desirable

Circana Behaviors
As well as the technical skills, experience and attributes that are required for the role, our shared behaviors sit at the core of our organization. Therefore, we always look for people who can continuously champion these behaviors throughout the business within their day-to-day role:

  • Stay Curious: Being hungry to learn and grow, always asking the big questions
  • Seek Clarity: Embracing complexity to create clarity and inspire action
  • Own the Outcome: Being accountable for decisions and taking ownership of our choices
  • Center on the Client: Relentlessly adding value for our customers
  • Be a Challenger: Never complacent, always striving for continuous improvement
  • Champion Inclusivity: Fostering trust in relationships engaging with empathy, respect and integrity
  • Commit to each other: Contributing to making Circana a great place to work for everyone

At Circana, we are fueled by our passion for continuous learning and growth, we seek and share feedback freely, and we celebrate victories both big and small in an environment that is flexible and accommodating to our work and personal lives. We have a global commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as we believe in the undeniable strength that diversity brings to our business, employees, clients, and communities (with us you can always bring your full self to work). Join our inclusive, committed team to be a challenger, own outcomes, and stay curious together.