Insight Controller

At Premier Foods, we create the food the nation loves for modern life.

We’re one of Britain’s largest branded food companies, employing around 4,000 people in over 14 sites across the country, and supplying a range of retail, wholesale, foodservice and other customers with some of Britain’s best-loved brands. Those brands include Ambrosia desserts, Batchelors convenient meals, Bisto and OXO stocks and gravies, Loyd Grossman and Sharwood’s cooking sauces, and Mr. Kipling cakes.

Chances are you have one of our products in your home, as over 95% of British households bought one of our products last year.

Location Salary Function Closing date
St Albans Competative Marketing 9-6-2017

Job description

A high profile leadership role in a highly insight driven business, constantly looking to leverage insight to drive growth and inform decision making at all levels in the organisation.
You can expect to be instrumental in anticipating and identifying issues and opportunities for Premier Foods brands, and ensuring that insight is always driving action and contributing to business growth.
Key roles and responsibilities….. 
  • Ensure that insight is driving marketing strategy and planning by proactively identifying issues and opportunities for brands and facilitating the marketing team through appropriate insight driven decision making.
  • Manage all continuous research requirements and ensure insight is applied to inspire action.
  • Inspire passion for continuous research and help to champion its role in driving growth.
  • Support development and embedding of best practice for key insights approaches and methodologies.
  • Nurture effective relationships with research agencies
  • Full ownership for all continuous research agency relationships, managing a budget c.£2m
  • Responsibility for supporting all senior management analysis requirements up to Exec/CEO level
  • Deliver monthly performance reporting for key meetings and ad hoc support as needed on continuous data insight. 
Experience and qualifications needed…… 
  • Minimum 5years experience of continuous data
  • Evidence of capability to source and convert extensive data/information from a wide variety of sources into relevant business insights that drive action.
  • Credibility & stature – comfortable influencing and persuading internal audiences at all levels & cross functionally.
  • Passionate and motivated with an energy to drive change
  • Inquisitive in nature with a curiosity to learn about new approaches and apply them for business advantage.
  • Proactive and results oriented.
  • Able to effectively manage time / competing priorities.
  • Commercial awareness and orientation.
  • Excellent academic, verbal and numerical skills.

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