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  • Posted: Aug 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Coca-Cola, or Coke, is a carbonated soft drink  manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Stith Pemberton and was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coca-Cola to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20t...
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    Consumer Marketing Data, Diagnostics and Protocols, Manager

    About Job

    The Coca-Cola Company is transforming its approach and capabilities as it relates to Marketing data becoming more consumer centric - delivering data that will enable distinctive, competitively advantaged Marketing. Integrated data strategy, sourcing, management, and accessibility are at the heart of this transformation and TCCC is building dedicated global leadership and teams to ensure the provision of an end-to-end data platform across all markets.  


    The Consumer Marketing Data Manager, as a part of the Global Platform Services Marketing Data team, will work closely with the Africa OU to develop our next generation data strategy diagnostics and protocols and help lead our OU and agency partners towards it.  A few core areas of focus include: 

    • Strong partnership with Africa and Global Human Insights, as well as other teams (e.g., category marketing, marketing performance, commercial) to deliver business results based on industry leading research studies and methodologies.

    • Strong partnership with Platform Services Data & Analytics teams to achieve optimal synergies between advanced analytics and marketing research, delivering a service that the business requires while fully leveraging all existing research/data assets

    • Overall thought leadership and management of the foundational research platforms as a unified knowledge asset. Includes ensuring that overall business needs are being met at the appropriate level investment while also delivering effective vendor management support where needed.


    What You’ll Do for Us:  


    • Support management of all steps in developing, maintaining, and enhancing large scale consumer tracking studies from gathering of insight objectives, sample design, questionnaire development, supplier management, analysis plan development to platform rollout and training.

    • Support the relationship with current data suppliers, partnering with Operating Units and Global Platform Services teams, guaranteeing optimal service delivery and enhancement of identified marketing consumer diagnostics and protocols.

    • Be a partner to Marketing Platform Services Analytics team, Platform Services Data and Technology teams, OU Human & Commercial Insights teams, OU Strategy and Category partners. 

    • Work with the above to assess diagnostics and foundational protocol needs. Support development and maintenance of required diagnostics and foundational protocols at the local OU and global level.



    • Sync Africa OU with Global Team standards and ways of working including protocol alignment.  

    • Input into the shaping of protocols to deliver the best consumer data landscape for the whole TCCC system, effectively promoting innovation, data scalability and standardization. 



    • Support agencies in running trainings of Africa OU associates on datasets, access, independent analysis, and interpretation of diagnostics and protocols.  

    • Promote the data to ensure it is embraced and used appropriately to produce excellent business outcomes. 



    • Define data delivery requirements, ingestion, cleaning, metric construction, data harmonization (GTC) and warehousing so that data is consistent, comparable, and accurate across our foundational protocol consumer information base.  



    • Africa and Platform Services Foundational Protocol Budget Management Support including Budget/ PO/ SOW management. Working with the OU and Platform Services Procurement and Finance teams to ensure finance process adherence. 

    • Working with our core providers across Consumer Performance to ensure quality questionnaire/stimulus translation including Brand/Attribute/Module Updates/Sampling design 

    • Data quality investigation (sample design, universe update, ad hoc research to validate, etc.)  



    • Define and project manage standard protocols in the Consumer Tracking/Landscape for the OU 

    • Africa OU point of contact for Global Platform Services Marketing Consumer Data Diagnostics and Protocols Team


    Qualifications & Requirements:    

    Functional Skills:  

    • Marketing Research Skills:  In-depth knowledge of sampling methods and proven ability to design and manage large, ongoing, research platforms.

    • Analytic Skills:  Ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data to identify patterns, opportunities, and gaps, and integrate across disparate data sources to solve business problems

    • Knowledge of analytic techniques such as Cluster Analysis, Factor Analysis, Segmentation Techniques, and Statistical Testing.

    • Custom Marketing Research Capability:  Ability to support development and direction of custom research projects; ability to explain and interpret data in a way that is meaningful to business needs.

    • Research Knowledge: Knowledge of industry and customer research resources (e.g., Nielsen, Spectra, CREST, etc.) and a basic knowledge of methods for gathering information (i.e., survey techniques). Knowledge of KO proprietary studies a plus.

    • Presentation Skills:  Proven presentation skills to convey insights and training material.

    • Communication Skills:  Ability to communicate complex information and implications both verbally- in interactions with senior leaders, and in written presentations utilizing "storytelling techniques" to communicate a clear, compelling, and cohesive story.

    • Network/Resources and Cross Functional Relationships: Ability to develop diverse network/resources to leverage "best in class" knowledge, approaches, and processes.  Must be able to support leading teams of internal and external resources strategically and operationally 

    • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders and handle conflicting priorities.  

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook is required. Experience with and working knowledge of statistics packages (R, SPSS, Python, SAS, etc.) and data manipulation (SQL, etc.) is a big plus  

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Coca-cola on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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