Data Analyst 13-0097
GFK Custom Research-North America - Boston, MA
GfK Boutique Research is a team of analysts carrying out in-depth analysis on GfK sell-out data and triangulating it with external data points to explain and anticipate developments in the technology-device marketplace.Our team is based in Boston, New York, London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong, and is a very multi-national group. The combination of locations and a diverse team is a key strength, enabling us to readily serve clients and interact effectively in different markets around the globe. Our mission is to leverage GfK sell-out data to deliver timely, primary and incremental research to investment managers. The team sales have grown every year since it was founded in 2002 by focusing on clients’ needs.

We deliver value by providing relevant forecast and analytical support to decision makers. We value ingenuity, simplicity and dedication to the achievement of team objectives. GfK Boutique Research is a subsidiary division of GfK Consumer Choices, itself a division of the GfK Group, one of the top five market research companies worldwide. GfK Consumer Choices is the global leader in providing sales reporting and market intelligence for Technical Consumer Goods markets.

Purpose of Role 61623 Act as local data and production support for London-suburb based analyst team 61623 Lead report setup and creation of the data-driven client products 61623 Point of contact for the external service provider Key Responsibilities 61623 Support in setting up Excel and Access Analysis files that are efficient and consistent with other verticals either based on GfK proprietary data or on External Data sets (e.g. company financial reports etc.). 61623 Independently setup and create client reports for data-only products. 61623 Ensure timely delivery of analytical files to the Team.

61623 Initiate new data tasks required for local analysts. 61623 Support local analyst team in preparation of the Client Releases. 61623 Responsible for contact with Vendor and ensure the timely delivery to us 61623 Developing robust QC steps for all data files handled 61623 Leverage VBA programming in Excel and MS Access to automate existing and new processes 61623 Dashboard and Client Deliverables design Previous Experience 61623 Database Administration – Hands-on experience on SQL Server Database software including SSRS especially in a web server environment (managing Database for global teams) 61623 Project Management – experience of working in global teams managing projects 61623 Outsourcing Vendor – experience of working with Vendor in a different time-zonecountry Technical Skills 61623 MS Excel – Advanced Level of Programming experience including Pivot, Functions, Dashboard Design. 61623 SQL Server – Advanced level of Query writing skills using SQL and Intermediate level of knowledge of SSRS.

61623 VBA (Macro) – Advanced level of Programming experience. 61623 Experience of large Data Handling for global teams on a web server. Other 61623 Related degree, i.e. Computer ScienceIT 61623 Fluent in English + any other European or Asian language 61623 An interest in or knowledge of Consumer Technology Products would be desirable Other responsibilities may be allocated by the line manager to ensure the effectiveness of the group.

All employees within GfK expected to promote the image of the company. This will be done in part, by adopting a professional appearance and maintaining an efficient and effective working environment. It is expected that employees adhere to any specific deadlines set with respect to Company issues relating to professional servicing (internal and external) and objectives. The detail and scope of this Job Description may be altered to take SQL, VBA, SSRS

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