UK Insight Lead

CPA Recruitment
South East/ Homeworking
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

An award-winning food business who look to provide innovative, sustainable solutions to some of the most challenging food sectors and providing exceptional customer service are seeking an Insight Lead, with a passion for trend watching, consumer understanding and sustainability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Developing business perspectives based on trends, insights, research and other relevant information on relevant strategic issues
  • Publishing and communicating findings across the business to set future strategic direction.
  • Identifying core target consumer, market channel and sustainability conscience around insight areas or projects
  • Leading innovation pipeline workshops
  • Attending conferences and building relationships with external third parties
  • Defining the food and packaging trend watching and sustainability agencies
  • Working closely with the Sustainability Manager
  • Travel to Asia and other areas, to build relationships and identify new opportunities

Personal Profile

  • Degree in consumer research, social sciences, ethnography, anthropology, psychology or similar
  • Minimum 7 – 15 years’ relevant experience in consumer and market research from a leading international business or research business
  • Extensive experience in analysing data and trend watching sources to develop compelling points of view
  • Knowledge of the food and packaging markets, sustainability and environmental change
  • Expert knowledge of creating, delivering and running complex research projects
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Experience with stakeholder influencing would be a great advantage
  • Well-organised with the ability to multitask, pay close attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Good understanding of the sector and an interest to know more
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft suite including SharePoint, Miro, Yammer and distributed collaborative communication and design software
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Competent presentation and written skills
  • Flexible working

Ref Code: FMW40155

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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