Associate Client Director at NielsenIQ
ASSOCIATE CLIENT DIRECTOR
ABOUT THIS JOB
The Retail Client Business Partner is responsible for client management and relationships, delivering on the client’s strategic priorities, the revenue management process, business development while managing and cultivating a high-performance team.
Client Management & Strategy
Consult with clients to understand strategic business priorities and opportunities for engagement
Work collaboratively with clients to identify and deliver analytical insights that translate into actionable strategies and tactics to improve performance and deliver value against our products.
Support and execute assigned new services or service level changes with clients
Own the entire revenue management process including financial targets, RBA spends and co-op, cash flow optimization, billing, pipeline from BUs, and contract process.
Monitor revenue plans and takes action to close gaps through a combination of account plan execution, relationship building, and new business development
Effectively manage Nielsen business processes relative to revenue and expense management
Be aware of opportunities to improve operational efficiencies in alignment with cost leadership and drive results of process improvement initiatives
Leadership, People Management & Personal Development
Provide oversight to work-load, prioritizing and allocating resources as required
Provide direction to teams to devise recommendations, coach team members in the development of analytic proposals and project design, and ensure proactive insights are delivered to the client
Assess and support the professional development of a high performing team by modeling Nielsen Leadership traits, sharing expertise, coaching and mentoring junior level associates, and providing timely, regular feedback
Set clear goals that create impact and drive results and hold individuals accountable to deliver against these goals.
Act as a role model for the Nielsen Values of Simple, Open, and Integrated and instill values in the broader team
Recognize and reward exemplary performance, celebrate team accomplishments
Champion a culture of strategic collaboration across the NielsenIQ organization
Contribute to an environment team members are proud to be a part of and others want to join
Continue to develop skills, competencies, knowledge base, and service capabilities
Limited, varies by the team (typically less than $4M)
Key interface relationships (internal and external): Client Partners varying from VP to Manager, Internal Leadership including Finance, Legal, Product Leadership, HR, etc
Number of employees managed: May or may not include direct people management, typically 1-3
Number of employees indirectly managed: Limited
Number of third-party employees (contractors/outsourced) managed: varies by team.
The role is global/regional/local: Regional or Local
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOU
You’re the first to recognize an opportunity, then turn it into a client solution. You are flexible and easily adapt to a dynamic work environment.
You confidently manage data, and you care about the people behind every number. In fact, you’re a person who feels energized by successful collaboration. You manage relationships and expectations as well as you manage projects, and your experience speaks for itself.
You are creative in leveraging existing data sources to answer tough client questions.
College/University Undergraduate or Masters Degree
5-7 years experience in Client Service– CPG, consulting, information, technology, and analytics
Proven track record in market research and project management
Demonstrated ability to author sound client communications and effectively present to senior level audiences
Prior experience with successfully managing/motivating lower level associates
Prior experience with Nielsen solutions
Proven experience in successfully leading complex client relationships
Experience in financial and contract management
Proven track record of building client engagement
Experience building relationship and consensus with clients
Ability to successfully influence and negotiate with clients, colleagues, and Executives/management.
Proven success working in a major management professional consulting firm
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.
NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.