Strategic Analytics Analyst
At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data—our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.
For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You’ll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you’ll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, culture, thought, and skill bring to our business, our clients, our people, and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates growth, feedback, recognition, flexibility, belonging, and wellbeing for all.
What will I be doing?
IRI Strategic Analytics works with clients in consumer-packaged goods and retail to fuel their sustained, profitable growth. We combine our expertise in advanced analytics, marketing, sales and strategy, empowered with big data and technology, to develop practical insights and actionable recommendations. We leverage IRI’s granular and proprietary data to develop scalable, data-driven and robust analytical solutions for real business problems. Our work spans a diverse group of client companies, from iconic brands to high-growth startups. Our team includes specialization in three focus areas: retail productivity; marketing productivity; and growth management
The Analyst role is a trusted business partner who is regarded as a data expert, able to translate data into actionable, analytic insights to drive IRI’s clients’ business performance. The Analyst understands how to interpret and use various data sources, and leverage existing approaches to address clients’ business challenges and market opportunities (i.e. trade marketing, pricing and promotions). The Analyst develops and maintains a deep understanding of IRI data, understands clients’ businesses cross-functionally and demonstrates a knowledge of new and emerging analytic solutions (both IRI and industry).
The Analyst plays a key role in project delivery, actively participating in the development of insights leveraging IRI data and solutions. This individual builds and maintains a working knowledge of current trends in the Marketing, Market Research, and CPG Industries including Trade, Pricing and Promotion and other analytic techniques that will be the foundation to drive actionable insights. The Analyst applies consultative capabilities to client engagement in order to convert insights into business implications and strategy.
• A Bachelor’s Degree required in Marketing, Economics, Statistics, or business related quantitative field. An advanced degree in a quantitative discipline is preferred.
• 0-3 years of experience solving business issues with the application of analytics, leveraging data in a research or consultative setting, or applicable Master’s degree
• Ability to engage in a consultative manner with the team, demonstrating strong analytical skills and ability to translate data into insights
• A technical foundation that includes a conceptual understanding of modeling techniques and a grasp of statistics utilizing programing languages such as R, Python, SQL
• A high level of initiative and responsibility, dedication to quality, a strong work ethic, creativity, and a positive attitude.
• Demonstrated ability in data mining, working with large data sets
• Ability to glean and integrate insights from a variety of data sources
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world’s largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more about us
We offer a comprehensive benefit package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.
We’re thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new “aha moments!” by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Integrity, Servant Leadership, Inclusivity, Accountability, Discipline, Entrepreneurship, and Respect.
IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.