Research and Analysis - FMCG

Short Job Description: 

Our client seeks an FMCG and FMCG value chain research and analysis consultant to add expert market analysis and knowledge to an existing team of analysts. Previous analysis and rigorous quantitative data exploration experience is required.  This is a work-from-home role, based anywhere in SA. 

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Work-from-home/Virtual
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
50% or more work from home
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Business Analyst
Analysis & Reporting - Investments and Insurance
Analyst - Investments and Insurance
Data Analytics
Market Research Analysis
Required Qualification: 
Any
Required computer program skills: 
Excel
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Project based
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Market related
Remuneration term: 
Monthly
Job posting date: 
Monday, August 12, 2019
Full Job Description: 

A thorough knowledge and understanding of the South African FMCG market and the value chain in a global context is required. 

The ability to test data and come up with supported analysis and recommendations/conclusions is essential. 

The key characteristics sought are: 

  1. Strong quantitative skills with most analysis to be done in excel
  2. Strong writing skills (be able to effectively summarize findings in word or PowerPoint)
  3. Useful or interesting information networks that the team could tap for information gathering - preferred. 

The candidate must have high levels of

  1. Curiosity
  2. Strong work ethic (within the bounds of timing requirements)
  3. Attention to detail.
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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