Data Scientist

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Location: Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

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Job Details

At Kantar Trade Optimisation, we understand large FMCG players like nobody else. We are a leading software provider of sales automation solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry worldwide. Our mission is to partner with our customers to unlock growth through smart investment and ensure that they take the right steps to drive more sales, optimising their promotional plans.

To continue making data accessible and help our clients make strategic business decisions, we are seeking a Data Science Consultant to join our data-lovers team in Bologna or Milan. In this role, you will have to identify and apply advanced analytics techniques in a big data paradigm, drive the integration in our Martech solutions (aka Sales Performance Platform), and assist global FMCG companies in making smarter business decisions.

Your mission will be to find patterns within data, leveraging various statistical techniques to analyze and draw insights from the data. From data extraction, wrangling and pre-processing, you will scrutinize the data thoroughly and make predictions from them. Furthermore, you will help the Kantar Analytics Center of Excellence design and implement new predictive analytical solutions applying a range of different methodologies and best-in-class technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Unlock the power of data delivering significant improvements in growth, efficiency, and effectiveness for our clients.

  • Analyze customers' process needs to advise clients on the best analytical practices, contributing to their own experience and inspiration for the success of the project.

  • Support the Kantar Analytics Centre of Excellence in the definition of the product roadmap.

  • Assist in the development of analytics models to increase customer value and operational efficiency.

  • Design mathematical, statistical and predictive models in combination with consultancy business skills to find answers to complex business questions and help global clients optimize their sales and marketing processes

  • Maintain analytics databases and dashboards and answer any questions clients might have regarding the platform.

  • Support the project team in all project delivery phases.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • STEM Bachelor’s or Master's degree.

  • 1+ years of relevant work experience in Data Science, Analytics, or BI.

  • Passion for Data Science (Machine / Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Operations Research).

  • Basic knowledge of machine learning/optimization techniques.

  • Experience with Python and/or MS SQL is an advantage.

  • Basic understanding of analysis techniques, design, and modeling of relational databases is advantageous.

  • Good communication and collaboration skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with a critical thinking attitude.

  • Fluent in Italian and English.

  • Eligible to work in Italy without sponsorship.

ABOUT US

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights, and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies, Kantar’s 30,000 people help the world’s leading organizations succeed and grow.

Within the Consulting division, we have a diverse team of researchers, analysts, software developers, and expert consultants who partner with clients in the new ways their business requires today. Our XTEL software is a powerful, end-to-end solution supporting the trade promotion lifecycle, from planning through retail execution, sales intelligence, and distributor management for the global consumer goods industry.

We believe our clients have an unprecedented opportunity to find new sources of growth by harnessing the power of people, technology, data, and digital to fulfill their consumer needs. That’s why we go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion, and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • You will have the opportunity to join a company that’s at the forefront of industry change, and operate on international projects with global clients, including over half of the Fortune 500 Top Companies.
  • You will find a place where cooperation, flexibility, and mobility are encouraged, and where you will be asked to follow your interests and the learning opportunities that come with them.
  • You will benefit from an integrated way of rewarding where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.
  • You will work in a multicultural environment with cool offices and flexible work schedules.

Kantar is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Location

Bologna, Via del LavoroItaly

Kantar Rewards Statement

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 also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver.

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting 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’s 30,000 people help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow.

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