Sr Business Analyst
General Mills Inc
Mumbai, Maharashtra
9d ago

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!

  • Lead projects and few (1-2) smaller engagements and be accountable for all reporting and analytics project on it
  • Evaluate multiple data sources (POS data, Panel Data, Consumption Data) and synthesize this data to draw detailed analysis and insights.
  • 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

    Leading Change

    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

    Technical Expertise

    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

    Is action-oriented

    Delivers excellent results on time and at budget


    Displays active listening skills in interactions with people at all levels

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