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Insight Lead - FMCG / Retail Insights Consultancy

A specialist insights consultancy dedicated to the UK Retail and Foodservice industry are looking for an insight Lead to join their team based in Central London.

In this role, you will shape, lead, and manage various projects, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment. You will be instrumental in developing strategic insights and influencing senior leadership with your expertise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Insight Creation: Develop actionable insights to help clients build strategic plans.

  • Project Management: Oversee client and syndicated projects from proposal to delivery, ensuring high standards and timely completion.

  • Team Management: Plan and manage team capacity, ensuring tasks align with expertise and availability. Line manage and coach Insight Managers and Senior Insight Managers.

  • Quality Control: Review feedback and outputs from junior team members to maintain quality standards.

  • Client Interaction: Collaborate with the client sales team to ensure consistent content delivery and respond to client feedback.

  • Research and Trends: Stay updated with food and drink market trends and attend relevant events.

  • Internal Collaboration: Work with marketing, content, and digital marketing teams to communicate insights and support commercial targets. Collaborate with research and data teams to shape research programs.

What You'll Need

  • Proven results in a similar insight role, preferably with experience in agency side, FMCG, retail, or foodservice sectors.

  • Expertise in retail markets, particularly in Food and Drink - Grocery Retail and Convenience markets.

  • Strong data and research methodology knowledge, with advanced analytics and statistics experience desirable.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in data visualization and an eye for design.

  • Leadership experience with a track record of managing and developing teams.

Location: Central London
Package: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to join a boutique size agency, with lots of responsibility / autonomy and where you'll have the opportunity to become an expert and thought leader within the industry with exposure to some if the UK's leading brands.

As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, a company pension, life assurance and medical insurance.