Kantar Worldpanel - Commercial Graduate Scheme - Dublin

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Salary:
Competitive
Location:
Republic of Ireland
Apply by:
4th October 2018
Start date:
January 2019
Job type:
Graduate job

Location: Ely Place, Dublin 2
Apply by 4th October 2018
Start Date January 2019


Introduction
Join this graduate programme to grow your Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry knowledge and develop your analytical skills. Then build stories for our clients that inspire them to make successful decisions using our world class consumer panel data.


Contribute to our business growth and see yourself flourish as you grow your career within a highly successful company full of opportunities.


Ranked 3rd as a Great Place to Work® and our MD, Tim Kidd is ranked 5th among Top CEOs in the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards. We’re proud of both these achievements and what this means for our people.


Role responsibilities
Kantar Worldpanel is the global expert in shoppers’ behaviour.


Through continuous monitoring, advanced analytics and tailored solutions, Kantar Worldpanel inspires successful decisions by brand owners, retailers, market analysts and government organisations globally.


In this Graduate analyst position you’ll grow your FMCG industry knowledge and develop your analytical ability to build stories for our clients that inspire them to make successful decisions using our world class consumer panel data.


You’ll be meeting your client contacts, building strong relationships with them to understand and answer their key business questions. To help achieve this we’ll develop and train you to use our tools and solutions to analyse data, develop insight and create presentations that communicate your point of view and recommendations.


Of course you won’t be doing this on your own, you’ll have all the support, and development opportunities you’ll need. You’ll also have to get to know your team and colleagues across our business, collaborating to deliver this fantastic work.


Person specification
• You’ll have an engaging communication style with a genuine curiosity and enthusiasm for understanding the markets our clients operate in.
• Through your work you’ll have an interest in data and numbers and a desire to share ideas with your colleagues and contribute to the overall team objectives.
• You’ll have a fascination for consumers, how they behave and the choices they make combined with commercial acumen and the willingness to meet sales targets.
• Passion and drive to support our strong business growth by spotting opportunities with your clients and meeting sales targets.


Minimum requirements (essentials)
• 2:2 or above University degree
• Eligible to live and work in Ireland. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.


Rewards


You’ll have incomparable commercial exposure – our graduates have delivered their points of view to some of the biggest brand names out there!


On the graduate programme you’ll get:
• A comprehensive training programme which will pave the way for you to have a fantastic career in delivering truly amazing insight
• A two week induction programme in London, where you will have the chance to learn more about our culture and become confident to hit the ground running
• Opportunity to present your thinking, experiences and potential to the senior management team supporting you with your ongoing development and progression
• Accelerated career paths and opportunity to expand your skills. People growth drives our business success and we are proud that over half of our vacancies are filled through internal moves and promotions
• Fantastic working culture and environment – a beautiful Georgian building in the heart of Dublin City Centre


Along with:
• 23 days holiday (increasing with length of service)
• Income protection
• Life assurance
• Private health insurance
• Contributory Pension
• Extra benefits – birthday day off, breakfast club and daily free fruit!


About Kantar
Kantar is one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies. Working together across the whole spectrum of research and consulting disciplines, its specialist brands, employing 30,000 people, provide inspirational insights and business strategies for clients in 100 countries. Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over half of the Fortune Top 500 companies.


Kantar Worldpanel is the global expert in shoppers’ behaviour.


Through continuous monitoring, advanced analytics and tailored solutions, Kantar Worldpanel inspires successful decisions by brand owners, retailers, market analysts and government organisations globally.


With over 60 years’ experience, a team of 3,500, and services covering 60 countries directly or through partners, Kantar Worldpanel turns purchase behaviour into competitive advantage in markets as diverse as FMCG, impulse products, fashion, baby, telecommunications and entertainment, among many others.


We are increasingly recognised as a Company that prioritises its people, focussing on successful careers and workplace cultures (recognised as an employer of choice in Ireland, the UK, France, Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Greater China). Just as our clients are at the centre of everything we do, our people are the foundation and we have the same levels of passion and commitment to them and their careers with us. Don’t take our word for it - you can check out our Glassdoor profile to see for yourself!


Begin your journey by applying for our Spring and Autumn 2019 intake


Our selection process aims to match the best candidate to our graduate programme. You can expect to complete an online test, be available for a telephone interview and have the time to prepare a presentation which you will be expected to deliver at assessment day which will be held on Tuesday 13th November 2018 at Kantar offices in Dublin City Centre.


The assessment day has two main purposes:
• Give you the opportunity to better understand our business, the role of a graduate and meet some of our people
• For you to showcase who you are and what you can bring to our team.


Kantar Worldpanel is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting and creating a more diverse and inclusive environment for all our people. Your CV will only be used at the initial application stage and your personal information will not be shared.


If you have a disability or are neuro divergent and require support with your application please contact graduaterecruitment@kantar.com.


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