Senior Consultant-Strategic Advisory Engagements (Remote)
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Kantar is the world's leading data, insights and consulting company
and our Insights colleagues are experts in human understanding.
They help clients define what brands should stand for, how to
disrupt and renew their offer, how to connect with audiences and
how to win with consumers and customers.
JOB TITLE: SENIOR CONSULTANT, STRATEGIC ADVISORY ENGAGEMENTS
JOB LOCATION:REMOTE OR HYBRID (PREFERABLY CANDIDATES IN EAST COAST
OR CENTRAL TIME ZONE)
Kantar, the world's leading marketing data and analytics company.
We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote,
and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human
understanding with advanced technologies. Kantar's25,000 people
based in more than 100 countries help the world's leading
organisations succeed and grow. Nobody knows people better than
Kantar. We provide insight and inspiration to help our clients, our
people and society to create and flourish in an extraordinary
For more information on Kantar, please visit www.kantar.com
ABOUT THE DIVISION:
KANTAR RETAIL IS a specialist growth consultancy. With over 1,000
analysts, thought leaders, software developers and expert
consultants we help clients develop and execute brand, marketing,
retail, sales and shopper strategies to deliver growth. Kantar owns
market leading assets including PoweRanking, GrowthFinder, Global
Monitor, RetaiI IQ, RichMix, XTEL and Marketing, Insights and
Purpose 2020. We track 1200 retailers globally, have purchase data
on over 200 million shoppers and forecast social, cultural and
consumer trends across the world.
For more information about the Kantar retail practice, please visit
ABOUT THE ROLE:
This is a dynamic, client-facing role with significant growth
The Senior Consultant will lead the commercial planning and
execution of a key service offering for our clients, working in
collaboration with a range of analysts, subject matter experts, and
consultants on delivery.
The Senior Consultant will architect and co-deliver research
solutions focused on the $25 trillion global retail industry,
supporting the strategic initiatives of global CPG/FMCG
This individual will help clients explore planning questions and
business challenges, scope and codify 'applied research' solutions,
and apply data-driven insights to solve a variety of strategic
Experience identifying relevant data and insights to curate and
draw on from syndicated sources, is key to success. This role will
primarily focus on mining existing content from KRiQ.com, the
Retail Group's global platform housing all macroeconomic data,
retail industry analysis, shopper and category data and insights,
special research reports, and more.
Candidates for this role should have experience in applying data
and insights to answer business planning questions; product
management (both strategy formation and execution); project
management; and cross-functional or matrixed team management.
Experience in the rapidly evolving omnichannel retail sector will
expedite success, as will an ability to analyze client queries and
client satisfaction data to inform our product and services
innovation roadmap. Ideal candidates will be adept at applying data
and insights to improve short- and long-term business planning.
Develop and innovate our offer; set growth goals; inform annual
Define and refine our long-term and annual plans; analyze solution
mix; optimize delivery methods to enhance profitability; craft the
marketing toolkit (case studies, success stories, one-pagers,
Plan and manage projects and retainer relationships, coordinating
resources and delivery.
Curate, mine, and apply syndicated data and insights to respond to
client queries and business planning questions.
Capture KPIs and analyze client feedback to measure business health
and improve performance - e.g., pricing, resourcing,
margin/profitability, client impact, client satisfaction, etc.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES & ROLE DETAILS:
Own marketing, managing, and delivery of strategic advisory
Serve as offering evangelist internally and externally to identify
needs, innovate, and refine our solutions.
Support product positioning, messaging, and overall go-to-market
execution - including creating compelling sales enablement
Analyze client queries and engagement types to inform offer
innovation as well as tactics the direct sales team will use to
introduce, sell, and upsell new offers.
Apply feedback from client directors to craft engaging
communications and marketing campaigns - including working with
creative and marketing teams to improve messaging and activate
Build partnerships with an array of research teams in N. Am. and
with Kantar's research groups globally.
4-5+ years' experience in applying research and data-driven
insights to solve client needs -- leading consulting engagements,
developing advisory relationships, or managing retainers.
Expert communication skills, especially working across functions
and teams -- using a variety of modes and media, and bridging
multiple functional teams (e.g., research, marketing & sales,
Abundant curiosity - ideally to explore and uncover unmet client
needs, learn our subject matter, and share and teach others.
Customer/client focused -- developing interactive and productive
client relationships, building trusted advisor relationships,
deriving solutions proactively - before clients have asked for
Proficiency in time management - self-directed, interacting ad hoc
across teams, remote and hybrid work spaces, multi-deadline task
Growth mindset - seeking improvements, new ways to deliver work,
develop solutions, delight clients.
Performance measurement - what to track, how to apply learnings.
Preference to work in an environment in which financial performance
is tracked and measured.
Experience in or passion for retail, manufacturing, fast-moving
consumer products, direct-to-consumer business models, healthcare,
regulatory changes, technology evolution, more - tracking industry
dynamics helps anticipate the challenges our clients face today and
in the future.
We provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package,
Medical plans with comprehensive, affordable coverage for a range
of health services
Health Savings Account/FSA
Dental, Vision and benefits to cover unique healthcare needs
401k with matching
Tuition Reimbursement, Commuter benefits
At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based
around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our
approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and to support a
pay for performance culture, where your reward and career
progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.We go
beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to
inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a
career that's out of the ordinary and join us.We want to create an
equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working
environment where people feel included, accepted, andare allowed
toflourish in a space where their mental health andwellbeingis
taken into consideration. We want to create a more diverse
community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative,
drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.
At Kantar, the diversity of our employees provides a richer
environment for our employees and broader depth and breadth of
thinking for our clients. Kantar is committed to inclusion and
diversity; therefore, we welcome applications from all sections of
society and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race,
religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability, marital status or any other legally protected
PRIVACY AND LEGAL STATEMENT
PRIVACY DISCLOSURE: PLEASE NOTE THAT BY APPLYING TO THIS
OPPORTUNITY YOU CONSENT TO THE PERSONAL DATA YOU PROVIDE TO US TO
BE PROCESSED AND RETAINED BY THE KANTAR GROUP LIMITED ("KANTAR").
YOUR DETAILS WILL BE KEPT ON OUR INTERNAL ATS (APPLICANT TRACKING
SYSTEM) FOR AS LONG AS IS NECESSARY FOR THE PURPOSES OF
RECRUITMENT, WHICH MAY INCLUDE YOUR DETAILS BEING SHARED WITH THE
The salary range for this role in Massachusetts is $72,600 -
$121,000. Your final base salary will be determined based on
several factors which may include but are not limited to location,
work experience, skills, knowledge, education and/or
certifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran
status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
United States of America
Boston, Huntington Ave
WHY JOIN KANTAR?
We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and
creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in.
We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote
and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human
understanding with advanced technologies, nobody knows people
better than Kantar.
And because we know people, we like to make sure our people are
looked after as well. Equality of opportunity for our people is our
highest priority and we encourage our people to work in a way that
supports their health and wellbeing. While we encourage our
colleagues to spend part of their working week in the office, we
understand no one size fits all, and we're flexible in our approach
to ensure people feel included and accepted. We're committed to
creating an inclusive culture and value the diversity of our
people, clients, suppliers and communities, which is why we welcome
applications from all background and sections of society. Even if
you feel like you're not a perfect fit, we'd love to receive your
application and talk to you about this job or others at Kantar.
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