Vice President

Nielsen   •  

Goodlettsville, TN

11 - 15 years

Posted 244 days ago

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Have you ever walked down an aisle in your favorite store and wondered why the products you buy moved, changed price or are on promotion? At Nielsen, we work with U.S. retailers to help them understand their consumers, and to optimize their business down every aisle.   On the Nielsen Retail Team you will work face-to-face with major retail players and use Nielsen solutions to support the architecture of their corporate growth strategy and create best practices to elevate their analytics capabilities. Every day brings a new challenge when working in the fast-paced retail environment.


Be curious. Be collaborative. Be forward thinking.  Join the Retail Team and work with our clients as a consultant, a problem solver, and the voice of Nielsen at our clients.  When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.


As a Vice President you will:

  • Drive success across client relationships, build engagement through proactive consultation and add value to establish Nielsen as a valued strategic partner while managing and cultivating a high-performing team

  • Recruit, build and maintain a strong, diverse team of people to meet ever shifting business needs, as well as, continuously assess organizational structure and alignment of talent to strategic business objectives

  • Exhibit highly-developed probing, listening and feedback skills, resulting in clarification and confirmation of client needs. Guide others to do the same.

  • Act as a role model for the Nielsen Values of Simple, Open and Integrated and instill value in broader team

  • Build a culture of strategic collaboration across the Nielsen organization to identify and install best practices

  • Handles sensitive client discussions, including those related to crisis situations

  • Own and manage team’s operating plan and revenue targets

  • Apply analytic problem-solving and solution creation to Retail industry business issues


General Skills

  • Mastery in leading positive client relationships in complex situations, resolving client issues & growing client engagement                

  • Proven track record in retail strategy, market research, project management, sales/business development and/or consulting

  • Superior in senior level communications, influencing & negotiation

  • Revenue accountability. Expert in financial & contractual management                                         

  • Able to manage, motivate, develop & inspire large teams                            

  • Excellence in developing & executing strategic plans for a business unit

  • Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams

  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes while managing multiple priorities

  • Highly developed blend of proactive mindset, consultative client engagement and forward-thinking analytic vision

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, adapt and apply analytic solutions to client business issues

  • Able to work collaboratively with internal & external teams

  • Strong presentation, negotiation and influencing skills


Background and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required                                                               

  • MBA preferred

  • 10+ years’ experience

  • Preferred industries: Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Consulting, Information, Analytics            

  • Strong analytical aptitude

  • Consultative, fact-based and persuasive engagement style          

Position based outside of Nashville, TN (Goodlettsville)

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