Data Analyst, FMCG Products - Fluent French

  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Date Posted 31st August 2018
  • Category Research
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Requisition ID 673


Do you love interrogating data? The world’s leading market intelligence agency, Mintel, is further investing in and developing its new product research platform, which captures consumer opinions on new food and drink product launches in the UK and France to help our clients to succeed when developing, launching and selling new products.

Mintel is looking for a bilingual (English-French) data analyst to help manage this new product research platform with a focus on the UK and French markets. While liaising with colleagues in the US, Asia and Australia on a frequent basis, this role will focus on the day-to-day monitoring of the products’ data quality, the development of metrics based on consumer research data as well as acting as an internal consultant on research and statistics-related matters and develop analysis/reporting for clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain data quality: Monitor and manage the data quality process on a daily basis, address breaches in quality with sample vendors while working alongside developers and other product development staff to create data quality monitoring tools.
  • Internal consultant on research-related matters: Regularly field data requests and other research and statistics-related queries from internal consultants and business development colleagues. Attend sales calls and meetings to answer questions from prospects about data and research methodology.
  • Help generate insightful analysis: Develop and present meaningful analytical interpretation of consumer opinions on new product launches. Work with Mintel category analysts to develop high-quality insights to help solve clients’ business problems.
  • Development of new metrics: Work with research team members to develop new ways to present data in a meaningful, actionable way to clients. Stay up to date with latest industry developments and implement these into the product.
  • Product development: Participate in work related to major updates to the product (eg survey changes, data file updates, etc) and expansions of the research product as required.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters’ degree preferred) or a comparable degree in a numerate subject
  • 1+ years of experience in a market research environment (agency or client-side)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and French
  • Passion for the Food & Drink industry and learning about innovative product launches
  • Experience with concept testing and/or new product research highly desirable
  • Experience of SPSS desirable (either through study or work experience)
  • Sound knowledge of primary survey research design, data management, analysis, and reporting
  • Wide, practical knowledge of quantitative research methodologies and the ability to apply these appropriately
  • Attention to detail essential

Why work at Mintel?

  • We are fun - we most certainly work hard but we play hard too, ensuring your work/life balance stays well balanced
  • We are a sociable bunch at Mintel -our flexible working environment means you get to meet more people quickly than you would in an average office
  • We have stunning offices - escape from the cubicle life and join us in our innovative offices that promote collaboration and give you multiple workspace options
  • We value career growth -Mintel believes that training is one of the most impactful ways to keep our employees engaged in their current role and prepared for future opportunities
  • Our culture nurtures amazing talent and encourages creativity and autonomy -we aim to identify and retain the very best and brightest minds to help build and support our dynamic business

What Benefits do we give you?

  • Holidays - 25 days paid holiday per annum
  • Dental - group discounted dental insurance plan
  • Free fruit and breakfast
  • Bike & Travel Loan - interest free bike and season ticket loan
  • Gym - discounted membership at Fitness First
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Social Events - plenty of structured get-togethers so we can enjoy each other’s company outside of office hours
  • Casual dress everyday
  • Flexible working


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