Analyst - 36339

Client Services and Sales - USA Hoboken, New Jersey 

At Nielsen, we work with retailers to help them understand their consumers, and to optimize their business. On the client consulting team you will work directly with major retail players and use Nielsen solutions to help answer questions such as what product is trending, who is buying and how to optimize price/assortment. Every day brings a new challenge when working in the fast-paced retail environment. You will be sitting on a treasure trove of retail data and your job is to unlock its potential.

Join us to work with our clients as a problem solver and the voice of Nielsen. When you join the Nielsen team, you’re signing up for an experience that requires flexibility, curiosity, and passion.

As a Business Analyst you will:

  • Work closely with your manager and leverage data to tackle our client’s business problems
  • Ensure timely delivery of insights and solutions that are relevant and actionable
  • Assist in the maintenance and analysis of ongoing metrics, dashboards and KPIs
  • Surface insights through polished visualizations to help guide business decision-making
  • Maintain an organized workflow and actively contribute to team knowledge base
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure data quality throughout all stages of projects
  • Represent Nielsen by demonstrating thought leadership and delivering value to our clients

Background and Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting/statistical language (R or Python preferred)
  • Intermediate SQL knowledge (window functions, using WITH statements, performance tuning, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Jupyter Notebooks a plus
  • Experience in BI tools such as Nielsen, Looker or Tableau
  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Economics, Business or related quantitative field
  • Retail, CPG or eCommerce work experience is a plus

General Skills

  • Strong logic, deductive reasoning, problem solving and critical thinking skills  
  • Strong oral and written communication, organization & client service skills 
  • Scrappiness and independent troubleshooting ability
  • Able to work collaboratively with internal and external teams
  • Basic project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability to drive client outcomes 


This role is located in the New York City area in Hoboken, NJ


About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Hoboken,New Jersey 

Secondary Locations: NY - New York City, , , 

Travel:  No 

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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