Senior Research Analyst

Mumbai, India


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About This Job

NielsenIQ is seeking a talented Senior Research Analyst to play a key role in enabling sellers to be more efficient and stay focused on winning business through contract signature. Reporting to the Director, Sales – North America Sales Specialist, this role will work with cross functional teams (Sales, Sales Ops, Modeling, Data Science, Product) to complete analysis work, insights development from the analysis (at the category, brand level, sub-brand level, UPC-level, trade channel where sold, etc.), and anticipation of additional questions/potential further steps to take in the analysis.  An ideal candidate is a proactive, deadline driven task manager with a proven track record for creating process and implementing improvements. You are motivated by making an impact with your sales teams.  You thrive on recognizing a challenge, implementing a solution, monitoring success and continuously thinking outside the box to optimize new or existing processes. Must be passionate about ensuring a positive customer experience and understand how to personalize messaging to ensure buyers have the right information at the right time to make decisions quickly and confidently.  The ideal candidate is detail oriented with excellent communication, active listening skills and familiarity with the analytics & sales processes. 


  • Effectively manage day-to-day tasks with a high degree of autonomy to ensure projects are completed on time through efficient time management and prioritization, and process development or improvement; including coordinating with cross functional team members.
  • Partner with the Behavioral Segmentation sales team to strategize and create client specific content project outputs and  to advance the client’s go-to-market efforts.
  • Act as an expert and become a steward of our unique data sets to execute and deliver client paid ad hoc reports and analyses that align to a scope of work / agreement.
  • Partner with the Behavioral Segmentation & Custom Analysis team to understand product outputs and package those into client deliverables.
  • Suggest enhancements to existing content & product, including but not limited to output in Excel files and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Effectively manage numerous requests concurrently and on deadline, identifying areas of inefficiency and proposing/developing solutions; includes managing expectations with outstanding communication and escalating delays to leader in timely manner.
  • Proactively identify opportunities with data sets & data scale and suggest solutions to meet the client’s needs.
  • Support product refinements by becoming an expert for how enhancements are integrated into existing products, inclusive of relevant insights, implications for the client’s business, and overall value to the client.


  • 1.5+ years of related work experience.
  • Post-Graduate degree required.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically through identification of problems and implement successful, tactical solutions applicable within the Segmentation & Custom Analysis team.
  • Self-motivated with a strong attention to detail and keen ability to prioritize tasks to ensure business critical objectives are met.
  • Skilled at building strong working relationships with team members in varying departments.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Analyzing and using consumer behavioral data, demographic data, and sources of panel data which measure client business performance.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and active listening skills.
  • Ability to drive productivity working in a remote, fast paced environment with high autonomy.
  • High degree of competence using Excel and/or Power BI and ability to summarize data to answer specific business questions.
  • Experience working with large datasets or transactional level consumer panel data (core datasets for the work will include Homescan panel AND Omnishopper panel data).
  • Specific Tools/Systems a candidate will need to use: CASE, Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI (ability to use Python is a positive, but not required).

Additional Information

Job Timing: 2:00PM to 11:00PM

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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Country: India
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