As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth.
General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-
Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.
6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big.
Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people.
There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.
General Mills Global Consumer Insights (GCI) function is the driving force behind consumer-led decision-making. We are a team of experts who specialize in understanding consumer behavior and bring the voice of consumers to our marketers and innovation teams.
This helps General Mills make products people love.
Technically, this team has experts in data management, data analysis, advanced analytics and research methods and tools.
These teams work on initiatives that are critical to understand consumers, understand business performance and helps business see the opportunities and unmet consumer needs.
Some of the areas of expertise for us include qualitative and quantitative research, primary research, retail measurement science, social media listening.
We have Data Science and Advanced Analytics as well!
Provide the story not just the data
90% of Time Operational Responsibilities
Lead projects and few (1-2) smaller engagements and be accountable for all reporting and analytics project on it
Deliver bigger and complex projects under supervision of team leader / manager within agreed timelines and as per agreed quality standards
Work on Business Issue related projects and tasks related to data mining, data synthesizing and presenting of data through charts / graphs
Evaluate multiple data sources (POS data, Panel Data, Consumption Data) and synthesize this data to draw detailed analysis and insights
Create, maintain and update of recurring (weekly, monthly, quarterly) reports for the businesses that one supports. Ensure quality & timely delivery of all Reporting needs
Project and engagement feedback process
Adhere to all the processes around timesheet filling, HR processes, meetings, etc.
10% of Time Self-Development
Complete and Leverage IDP for self-development
Identify and undergo self-learning modules
Participate in project related trainings
Make presentations on the right forum
Minimum Degree Requirements : Masters
Preferred Degree Requirements : Masters
Preferred Major Area of Study : Marketing / Market Research
Required Professional Certifications : Master In Business Administration
Preferred Professional Certifications : Master In Business Administration
Minimum years of related experience required : 3 years
Preferred years of related experience : 3-6 years
Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed
Strong technical knowledge of Syndicated research (Point of Sale / Panel data). Expert in using one POS tool (Nielsen Nitro, Answers, IRI, etc.)
Exceptional analytical, organizational / prioritization and communications skills (written and verbal)
Ability to manage multiple clients and businesses together
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Problem solving skill
Competencies / Behaviors required for job
Continually asks him / herself, Why do I (or we) do it this way?
Remains curious despite having developed deep expertise
Delivers Outstanding Results
Makes quality decisions in a timely manner
Proactively anticipates and addresses issues / opportunities
Consistently accomplishes assigned tasks
Delivers high quality work, within established timeframes
Pays attention to detail and focuses on accuracy
Seeks assistance, information and resources to make good decisions
Displays sense of urgency even in absence of assigned deadlines
Acquires foundational knowledge and skills in his / her functional area
Seeks to understand the principles of service excellence & how to apply them in own area
Partners with clients to achieve service excellence through improved processes and systems
Delivers excellent results on time and at budget
Displays active listening skills in interactions with people at all levels