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Market & Customer Research Manager

David Jones

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Category:

Marketing / Market Research and Analysis

Job description:

We are a diverse and highly regarded collective of brands. Our ambition is to become global leaders in retail by building a family of people as diverse and passionate as we are. We have found that by nurturing the unique talents of our people and working with them to carve out a rich and varied career, we are able to create a new standard of retail in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Customer Insights & Financial Services team focuses on delighting our customers by offering a fully integrated and seamless customer experience through various online and offline marketing channels. The team is responsible for our customer insights, engagement initiatives and communication campaigns as well as delivering a range of financial services and products to our customers.

We have a newly created opportunity available for an experienced Market & Customer Research Manager to establish, build and deliver qualitative customer insights across our businesses, driving customer based business decisions.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for the development of strategy to deliver qualitative customer insights and direction to the business
  • Outline the business roadmap in conjunction with key stakeholders to embed priorities and deliverables over time
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in the broader Customer Insights & Financial Services team to partner quantative and qualitative customer view/insights
  • Engage with and develop a network of third party providers and partners to support with projects where required
  • Establish and embed innovated methods of connecting with customers both physically and digitally including but not limited to in store intercepts, focus groups, panels, digital communities, social sharing
  • Manage and own key tracking studies such as Brand Equity, driving business and customer value from the investment
  • Own voice of customer KPIs including NPS and other key metrics

We are looking for that little bit extra, so join us if you have:

  • Demonstrated experience in customer and market research, preferably with strong knowledge of the retail Industry
  • Experience in managing and delivering market research e.g. focus group / community moderation skills
  • Relevant qualifications in Market / Customer Research
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively to produce innovative ideas and concepts beyond the traditional
  • The alibility to produce high quality deliverables within tight timeframes
  • In depth knowledge of customer and market research fundamentals and principles
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast paced retail environment.

We Offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package, including incentives.
  • Generous employee discounts across David Jones and Country Road Group.
  • A genuine, open and high performing culture.
  • Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions and achieve excellence.
  • Career progression – there are always opportunities for those with aspirations.
  • The opportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnerships.

To begin a career with endless possibilities, we invite you to begin your application now.

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