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Insights Leader

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality - Explore location Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Full Time

Job description


Expert knowledge of (High professional level; can share and teach others):
• Integrated Insights- Knowledge of methods and tools to gather relevant data-sets, how to process and derive actionable insights from it and how to interpret it for strategic frameworks, tactical planning and business decision-making purposes.
• Cross-channel data and analytics - how to profile, model, analyse and report on all data, cross-channel, to gain insights for business purposes and decision making.
• Data Analytics & Insights - methods to source, collect, sort, analyse and share, both internal, external and from digital sources, customer data to provide insights for business purposes.
• Digital analytics & insights - knowledge of how to analyse data from digital sources to gain insights of Ingka Centres consumers and visitors for business purposes and decision making.
• Market Requirement Identification - Knowledge of how to identify and define
general market requirements, consumer demands on our range / offer.
• Customer Behaviour - knowledge of existing and potential customer’s consumer needs, behaviours and aspirations to be able to help IKEA Ingka Centres evaluate future endeavours and further translate insights into most relevant ideas & solutions, to support for business purpose and decision-making.
Good knowledge of (Sound understanding and practice):
• Key Performance Indicators - knowledge and understanding of KPI's used for success measures for own function and business.
• Project Management Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project.
• Advanced English knowledge.


• Produces research that will support the Consumer & Customer Insights team with brand monitoring, visitor and partner satisfaction, market potential, new markets analysis, specific qualitative research, web-based research, i.e. Strategic & Tactical Insights – Recurring & long-term projects & input for Meeting place Business planning and Concept & Business Development Insights: quick & agile Insights to the organisation - To Meeting places & Service office.
• Commissions research where necessary and sources external research agencies for specific research projects.
• Supports the planning and implementation of the market research projects, their quality and further usage, both in-house and outsourced.
• Creates and maintains research processes that increase efficiency of the research team.
• Supports the development of the overall Insights agenda and defines the role of customer research needs to support the Consumer & Customer Insights team.
• Provides the Marketing and Concept teams with properly analysed market information from planned periodical research, as well as supports them in specific ad-hoc research requests.
• Develops recommendations for key stakeholders, notably Marketing, Concept & Customer Experience, and Meeting Places, on key focus areas based on market and consumer intelligence.
• Maintains an internal/external network to meet all Consumer & Customer Insights needs across Ingka Centres and manages relationships with vendors as required to support applicable research needs
• Works in close cooperation with the Consumer & Customer Insights Manager and Insights Analysts to support the marketing planning process with sufficient market information.
• Executes exemplary research, while mentoring and training others in the domain to conduct and deliver research, role modelling the culture and values of our organisation.


To drive creation and sharing of actionable consumer and customer insights to enable better informed strategies, plans and decisions across Ingka Centres organization. Contribute to creating value for our visitors, while delivering growth for the business.