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Mead Johnson & Company, LLC

Senior Manager, U.S. Marketing Research

Mead Johnson & Company, LLC - Parsippany, NJ

Senior Manager, U.S. Marketing Research','04650','!*!Job Overview and Scope:Responsible for custom research planning and execution to include internal consulting, development of the optimal research design and analytics, supplier management, and delivery/communication of business-relevant insights that drive sales and share growth.  Scope of work will be US-based, include consumer, medical, and retail channels, and span new product development through optimization of the current portfolio. NOTE:  This position can sit in Chicago, IL or Parsippany, NJ.  Candidates who are geographically mobile are strongly preferred. Key Responsibilities:• Acts as voice of the customer to business teams.• Contributes to the development and deployment of innovative approaches and best practices in market research.• Proactively acts as a business consultant to identify core issues, prioritizes needs/resources and identifies insights needed to make sound business decisions.• Demonstrates an in-depth and technical understanding of both basic and advanced methodological principles and analytical techniques and is adept at using them to drive superior decision making.• Manages self and others as you lead research projects from initiation to completion.  Leads execution, analyses and insight generation that translates into actionable and relevant business recommendations on a timely basis.• Negotiates and works one-on-one with research suppliers in order to ensure study execution and deliverables are consistent with the research objectives and within standards for quality and ethical research established by MJN.• Assumes leadership role with supplier in guiding the development of supplier’s analysis plan and subsequent research/business recommendations.• Able to independently develop, prioritize and manage a broad portfolio of market research projects and analyses.• Demonstrates strong skills in communicating with and persuading others.  Written presentations and documents are concise and impact the key business issues being addressed.• Builds strong working relationships with key customers and opinion leaders – internal and external.  Able to participate/contribute and lead in a collaborative team-based environment.• Develops strong understanding of MJN business and applies understanding to add value to analysis/insights.','!*!Knowledge and Experience:• 10 years of progressively complex market research experience• Demonstrated experience with market research tools and techniques across the spectrum of new product development through post launch tracking (e.g., ideation, concept development/testing, segmentation, volumetric estimations, pricing, ad/promo testing, tracking, trial and usage studies).• Demonstrated experience with interpretation of complex problems, data/analysis gathered from a variety of sources and ability to deliver superior solutions.• Demonstrated ability to identify and deliver value-add insights within tight deadlines.• Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of professionals with varying levels of market research knowledge and experience.• Working knowledge of syndicated/custom panel data as well as standard syndicated data services such as Nielsen/IRI, Spectra, etc.• Strong understanding of basic and advanced principles of experimental design and analysis across both quantitative and qualitative research.• Strong understanding of marketing, retail and financial principles.Education:Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree (MBA, MMR, Masters) preferred','Marketing','United States-Illinois-Chicago, IL','United States-New Jersey-Parsippany','Chicago, IL','Full-time','30-Nov-2017','','false','Yes','Yes','','','North America','North America','Senior Manager, U.S. Marketing Research

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Mead Johnson & Company, LLC

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Senior Manager, U.S. Marketing Research Mead Johnson & Company, LLC - Parsippany, NJ, United States

   

Location: Parsippany, NJ

Company Profile:
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children’s nutrition, and other nutritional products. Its infant formula products include formulas for routine feeding; solutions formulas for addressing mild feeding problems, such as gas/fussiness, soy formula, lactose intolerance, anti-regurgitation, and cow’s milk protein allergy risk; and specialty formula products, including formulas for addressing severe intolerance, formulas for premature and low birth weight infants, and medical nutrition products. Its children’s nutrition products comprise products for meeting children’s nutritional needs at one to three years of age, three to five years of age, and beyond five years of age. It sells its products to mothers, health care professionals, and retailers in approximately 50 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois.