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Consumer Insights Sr Manager, Global Nutrition/Healthy Start Group

Chicago, Illinois

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 162182BR

Job Description

The Global Nutrition/Healthy Start Group has been established as a critical component for PEP to deliver against its PWP and growth commitments. To accelerate growth in the nutrition businesses, GNG focuses on the demands of the nutrition consumer we aim to serve and does so across our portfolio of nutrition forward brands. As the primary voice of those nutrition consumers, it is critical that the Insights organization lead the way in keeping the consumer at the center of all of our marketing and innovation.

In that context, the Senior Manager, Global Insights role was developed to provide specialized insights leadership across the Quaker, Naked, & Tropicana portfolios in focus areas of innovation and brand equity. The role is designed to align with the new global Insights structure and global Distributed Network Model. As such, responsibilities may span multiple brands (primarily Quaker and Tropicana), according to the needs of the business. The role interacts with stakeholders from multiple markets.


  • Represent the voice of consumer in development of innovation and Comms strategies (consultation; influence)
    • Deliver clear and impactful insights and strategic recommendations to GNG Brand Innovation & Equity Teams, corridor VPs , and leadership in local markets
    • Identify learning and executional synergies that enable faster decision making and compatibility across markets
  • Manage and coordinate insight generation and consumer validation with relevant local markets (executing; influencing, consultation)
    • Build strategic learning plans against business issues and contract objectives, timelines and deliverables with key stakeholders
    • Monitor assigned insights project spending to ensure resources are allocated against priority initiatives
  • Develop a deep and intuitive understanding of target consumer groups (execution, consultation)
    • Maintain consumer and insights ecosystem that enables regular interactions target consumer
    • Proactively communicate consumer insights to cross-functional partners and creative agency partners
  • Integrate global best practices from Insights into Nutrition. (execution, consultation)
    • Learn and integrate new approaches/capabilities that drive efficiency and consumer understanding.
  • Maintain connection to/influence in center-led, cross-category learning agenda


Key Skills / Experience:

  • Fluent in qualitative and quantitative primary research methodologies, specifically in areas of innovation (front end and validation) and consumer empathy
  • Strong project management skills to ensure high quality output and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, influencing and skills across functions/cultures/geographies
  • Global Perspective

Distinguishing Competencies:
  • Strategic thought leadership – ability to identify mkt issues and opportunities and drive consumer based initiatives and recommendations in response
  • Passion for insights, the consumer point of view and business results
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment while maintaining one’s own point of view
  • Ability to influence and work through others to effectively navigate within a highly matrixed organization

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

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