Operations Analyst
Chicago, IL 
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Sampling & Projections

At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data-our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.

For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You'll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you'll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, culture, thought and skill bring to our business, our clients, our people and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates openness, collaboration, creativity, equity, inclusivity and growth for all.

About This Role

Sampling & Projections (S&P) is a collaborative, multi-functional team that works to deliver value to its customers by enabling them to make better, faster decisions. We are responsible for the development and maintenance of geographies used by IRI clients and internal teams. This includes building geographical areas, ensuring integrity in the underlying data, and supporting custom requests. Our team culture is energetic, with emphasis on continuous improvement and skill growth.

What tasks/outcomes is the role responsible for?

  • Execute standard work with a high degree of quality to support weekly and ad hoc deliverables.
  • Interact with internal teams at multiple levels to plan and organize work and projects.
  • Utilize IRI tools to accurately create geography and projection information.
  • Understand S&P's internal/external clients and our role in supporting them.
  • Investigate and resolve issues as needed.
  • Develop educational materials for use by IRI teams and clients.
  • Create and maintain process documentation to ensure clear and consistent operating procedures.
  • Support offshore teams to ensure deadlines and quality standards are met.
  • Focus on continuous improvement, looking for ways to enhance tools and processes.
  • Support the development of new products offered on the IRI Liquid Data (ILD) platform, for numerous data types (Point of Sale, Ecommerce, Consumer Panel, and more).

About You- What is needed for success?

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution
  • Able to balance and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Close attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well in teams and with internal clients (positive attitude, team player, desire to learn)
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint
  • 1+ year experience in CPG, Retail, or Consulting is desirable
  • Linux and Python skills a plus

About Us
As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically-advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more here and on .

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefit package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal development, Executional excellence, Client growth, Innovation and creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

About Vestar Capital Partners

Vestar Capital Partners is a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and collaborates with incumbent management teams and private owners to build long-term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products. For more information on Vestar, please visit .

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IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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