Director - CPG & Retail Sector (12+ years)

Location: Noida
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Nishant Sharma

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Job ref: 36299
Published: 5 days ago

Director – Research & Insights – CPG & Retail Sector (12+ years)

Job opportunity for working professional with expansive Strategy Research and Insights experience in CPG & Retail sectors and someone who comes with a Consulting mindset.

Location: Work from anywhere

Your future employer – A multinational company that provides strategic insights consultancy which helps clients seize opportunities and respond decisively to market change.


Commercial / Account Management and Farming

  • End-to-end responsibility for delivery on key client accounts

  • front end role in scoping and delivery of key projects to clients

  • Developing marketable solutions/capabilities

  • Adhere to high quality standards across all proposals

  • Identifying sales trends and closely manage profitability on projects

  • Should be available to travel to present project outcomes to clients, and to support business development endeavors.

Engagement Delivery

  • Building analytical plans on accounts, and secure buy-in from client and internal stakeholders

  • Leading / participating in telephonic or in-person hypothesis gathering sessions, and moderate client discussions

  • Leading a team to conduct research as per standard industry protocols using multiple methodologies

  • Guiding multiple project teams to cull-out insights and recommendations for the client, and help present project outcomes in client conversations

  • Demonstrating subject matter expertise and gravitas in business areas (such as CPG and Retail) to help add validity and relevance to findings from an engagement

  • Ensuring high levels of productivity and quality in the managed engagements

New Account Development

  • Working closely with the sales leadership to develop new client accounts and new areas of business

  • Leading and supporting revenue growth by providing subject matter expertise in the design and delivery phases of engagements

Special Projects

  • Managing any special projects/initiatives depending on the business need


  • MBA / Post-Graduation from a reputed Management Institute

  • 12+ years of experience in delivering Strategic Insights engagements across CPG & Retail sectors, focused on the US and European markets

  • Solid experience of leading project-based engagements and delivering findings to senior client stakeholders

  • Exposure of managing profitability of accounts, and driving revenue growth through Account Farming and Business Development support

  • Proficiency in leveraging more than one methodology for data collection is a must

  • Desk Research, Quantitative Primary Research, Qualitative Primary Research, Social Media Analytics and Syndicated Data Analysis

  • Exposure of working on-site with European and American clients

What is in it for you? 

  • A stimulating working environment with equal employment opportunity 

  • An opportunity to define, lead and coordinate the operations of the company 


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