FMCG Senior Consultant, max term contract

Sydney NSW, Australia | Full-time


Since 2002, Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people

This is an incredible opportunity for an FMCG Client Lead to make the move into Australia’s leading data science company. Our partnership with Woolworths means that we have un-paralleled access to customer behaviour data of over 10 million customers that we leverage to provide insights for Woolworths and FMCG supplier clients. Among Quantium’s growing portfolio of clients include some impressive blue-chip brands like Coca Cola Amatil, Mondelez, Reckitt Benckiser and Unilever.


The Role

This role is a 12-month maternity contract that sits within our driven, passionate and friendly FMCG team – we thrive within Quantium’s unique, fast-paced environment and we also know how to enjoy and celebrate our successes. The role is based in Quantium’s head office in Sydney CBD.

As a Consultant, you will be managing client relationships and delivering analytical solutions to key business problems such as promotional activities, category range, marketing, market trends and overall strategy.

You will also play a key role in providing guidance to junior team members that fosters a positive and engaged culture for the FMCG team.

As part of your role, you will be responsible for:

  • Client management: manage own portfolio of approximately ~2-4 clients; build and maintain positive working relationships with key client stakeholders. Clients may be small, medium or large; expectation to own small and medium sized and play a stronger / lead role with large clients
  • Delivering analytical solutions through bespoke analysis and projects; able to juggle multiple complex project requirements across a range of different clients; effectively resourcing project elements to the correct individuals even if they fall outside their immediate location team
  • Using a trusted advisor approach, upsell and cross sell projects and products to new and existing clients g. Projects, incremental FTE, product bundles
  • Contributing to a high-performing, knowledge focused, collaborative, positive and engaged culture for the FMCG team


About you

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline
  • Experience within a related role leveraging data to generate insights that solve business problems
    • Experience within an FMCG / supermarket business in buying, sales, marketing, media or an account management related role will be highly regarded
    • Knowledge and experience interpreting large data sets (e.g. customer / shopper data) and deriving relevant insights to solve commercial problems
    • We will also consider candidates with similar experience in a consulting environment (FMCG industry experienced will be highly regarded)  
  • A strong commercial mindset
  • Excellent client leadership capability
  • Proven capability in managing complex negotiation conversations and the ability to effectively sell ideas / complex concepts
  • Strong communication skills and confident presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and regularly changing environment, juggling multiple stakeholders and projects
  • Loves collaborating within a supportive and high performing environment


OK, great - what’s in it for me?

Quantium Work: Our exceptional growth means new clients, new projects and new roles. We are continuously experimenting and investing in the latest technologies and growing our partnerships to ensure we are working with the richest datasets and equipped with the best tools in the industry.

Quantium Learning: Our people have access to relevant, meaningful and actionable learning. No time wasters, no cheese, just the good stuff. We are growing our technical, professional and leadership capabilities through our robust internal learning curriculum, study assistance and our Mentor/Mentee program.

Quantium CultureWe are motivated, passionate and create opportunities for ourselves and each other. Our founders and leaders are still in the business and available daily - there are no ivory towers here! Our success has been driven by our culture of shared learning, new ideas and an environment where colleagues can become life-long friends.

Quantium LifeWe believe there is more to a successful career than just hard work and recognise the need to balance personal and family commitments with work. Our also people enjoy weekly group fitness sessions, team sports and health & well-being advice. You’ll also enjoy plenty of social events, including company overnight trips, and our world-class offices are fitted out with games and stocked with food and drink all year round.