MSI Principal - Plano, Texas.
IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care, retailers, and media companies to grow their businesses. With the largest repository of purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data, all integrated on an on-demand cloud-based technology platform, IRI helps to guide its more than 5,000 clients around the world in their quests to remain relentlessly relevant, capture market share, connect with consumers and deliver market-leading growth. A confluence of major external events-a revolution in consumer buying, big data coming into its own, advanced analytics and automated consumer activation-is leading to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries. Ensure your business can leverage data at .
The Market & Shopper Intelligence Principal is a high-profile role within the company and our client organization. In this position, you will create impactful, actionable insights for companies known for their innovative products and highly visible marketing campaigns. You will consult with the client through the processes necessary to help ensure their continued success.
In this role, you will lead a high-performance team in developing and using IRI's suite of solutions to identify and address a broad spectrum of key issues including new product launches, line extensions, trade spending, pricing, retail execution, and thought leadership in the Healthcare space.
The Market & Shopper Intelligence Principal serves as a passionate advocate for the client in advancing solutions that will best build the client's long-term business. While meeting and exceeding revenue targets is important, success is equally measured by the ability to create indispensable, long-term, solution-focused consultative partnerships and develop excellence and innovative thinking in the team.
As a Market & Shopper Intelligence Principal, you will represent the COE and lead the COE vertical team in partnership with our Client Insights team, and leverage data and strong analytic capabilities to uncover impactful insights, and inform business strategies and actions that drive client performance. You will provide consultative guidance to the client to ensure their continued success. You will also promote, develop, and deliver subject experts analytics-based syndicated and custom business solutions. While foundational systems are established, you will advise as to when and how to customize solutions to fit unique client business issues and will also be charged with recommending long term changes to methodology and approach.
At your disposal will be IRI's unparalleled solutions and data assets and leverage those solutions especially as they apply to business issues within the COE focus area . As a Market & Shopper Intelligence Principal you will be a leader in developing and using IRI's tools and solutions and lead the charge for ownership in expertise and internal certifications to drive excellence.
While activities will vary, the Market & Shopper Intelligence Principal can expect to spend their time on industry thought leadership, business solutions definition, business development, project management, cross-functional team leadership, problem-solving, and innovation. As we gain client adoption of our business solutions, the Principal will work fluidly at all levels up to the practice leadership and spend more time acting as a liaison and customer advocate with the IRI Product Management, Strategic Analytics, Consumer Insights, Media Solutions, In-store Solutions and Technology teams.
To be successful as a Market Shopper Intelligence Principal you must possess and be able to execute upon five key skill sets:
Shopper Marketing Domain Expertise
Client Management and Value
Insights and Creative Solution Development
Leading Cross-Functional Collaboration
The most qualified candidates will have demonstrable knowledge and experience in creating actionable Client Insights, leveraging a suite of solutions to solve client issues, building strategies to achieve identified revenue targets, using consultative selling skills to create or identify new revenue opportunities, have expertise in building presentations for various audience types from conference attendees to CXO populations, be comfortable presenting prepared material while addressing business questions in real time, and have experience leading a team that encompasses various career levels. 15+ years of experience and a Bachelor's degree is required, with Advanced Degree preferred.
Candidates must also possess a high degree of initiative in their work, and a natural collaborative approach. Intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn and adapt to new and evolving systems will also be critical in this role
As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more here and on .
We offer a comprehensive benefit package
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal development, Executional excellence, Client growth, Innovation, and creativity.
IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.