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Business Manager

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Markham, CA

Company: Nielsen

Nielsen is searching for a passionate and ambitious Business Manager for its Consumer Insights team to play a strategic role with senior team leaders while supporting and growing both existing and new client relationships.

In this role, you will be responsible for building project pipeline as well as overseeing the successful execution of customized quantitative and qualitative research studies that focus on the Financial and Telecom Industry including Crown corporations.



Client Management

Acts as a trusted advisor to drive business results through consultative selling and pursue new business from existing and potential clients;  build current client relationships across multiple industries

Manages multiple clients and their respective projects simultaneously from beginning to end of the project lifecycle


Collaborates with senior team leaders on strategic business initiatives (new products/solutions, sales strategy, client advancement, etc.)

Leads the development of strong and captivating proposals; recommending the most appropriate methodology and research design

Uses ‘storytelling’ techniques to develop full analytical reports, drawing strategic conclusions and building actionable recommendations to support client business objectives

Team Management

Oversees the design and fielding of complex custom surveys with junior staff to ensure the highest quality output

Manages and mentors junior staff on various quantitative and qualitative research projects


The ideal candidate will have:

8-10 years of market research experience

Exceptional business development skills and proven ability to maintain and grow client relationships

Post-secondary or post-graduate degree, preferably in marketing, statistics, business or behavioural sciences

Thorough understanding of quantitative and qualitative research principles and methodologies

Strong leadership skills and decision-making capabilities

Advanced experience with statistical software packages such as SPSS

French/English Bilingualism an asset


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