Insights Consultant, FMCG

Auckland, New Zealand | Full-time

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For over 18 years Quantium has combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Whether it be building forecasting engines that are driving down food wastage or creating mapping tools to support targeted measures in combatting human trafficking, Quantium believes in better goods, services, experiences, and championing the benefits of data for a brighter future. 

Quantium works with iconic brands in over 20 countries. With over 800 staff, we are headquartered in Australia and have offices in New Zealand, South Africa, India and North America. 

Since being established in 2015, the Auckland office has grown itself into a leader in the market. Through its data partnerships with industry leaders in the retail and insurance sectors, it is positioned with a strong foundation to continue its growth. The office benefits from the scale and maturity of the broader Quantium Group, while preserving the excitement, energy and diverse exposure that comes with a start-up. 

The Role 

Our partnership with Countdown means that we have unparalleled access to customer behaviour data that we leverage to provide insights for Countdown and FMCG supplier clients.  

This role 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 Auckland office with some travel required to client sites (generally 1 to 3 days per week depending on client’s needs).  

As an Insights Consultant, you will be providing answers to key business questions around promotional activities, category, range, marketing, market trends, and overall strategy. You will have a flair for relationship management, an analytical mind, a thirst for understanding customers and thrive in a collaborative environment. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Client management: manage your own portfolio of clients; build and maintain positive working relationships with key client stakeholders. Clients may be small, medium or large; the expectation to own small and medium-sized and support Senior Consultants with large clients 
  • Project delivery: able to juggle multiple complex project requirements, including both completing the analytical work yourself and co-ordinating cross-functionally to bring ‘the best of Quantium’ to our clients 
  • Business development: actively building industry relationships, understanding client needs in detail and being willing to go the extra mile to create value for our client businesses 
  • Culture: contribute to a high-performing, dynamic and engaged culture with your creative ideas, attitude and desire to make an impact 

About you 

  • Approximately 3-4 years of experience (with relevant tertiary qualifications) within a related role leveraging data to generate insights that solve business problems 
  • Ideally, you will have experience within an FMCG / supermarket business in buying, sales, marketing, media, or an account management-related role  
  • We will also consider candidates with similar experience in a consulting environment, delivering analytical solutions within an FMCG context 
  • Knowledge and experience interpreting large quantitative data sets (e.g. customer and shopper data) and deriving relevant insights to solve commercial problems 
  • A strong business development and commercial mindset 
  • Excellent client leadership capability 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 
  • An active learner with an inquisitive mind and talent for problem solving 
  • Our Auckland office is in its relatively early stages, requiring a flexible working style  

More about Quantium 

We are passionate about creating opportunities for ourselves and each other. You will 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, team knowledge-sharing sessions and our mentoring program. 

Join our team of intelligent and fun people in an environment where colleagues quickly become friends. You might find our team working hard trying to solve tough, commercial problems for our clients or winding down with a drink in hand on a Friday afternoon. We also believe there is more to a successful career than just hard work and recognise the need to balance personal and family commitments with work.  

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.  

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy, please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/