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Data Analyst (Operator Insights) UFS



IT, Data Science
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024


Location: Hofplein, Rotterdam – the Netherlands or Brussels, Belgium


Local conditions apply

Salary: 44-64 K gross depending on background and experience


Unilever is one of the world`s largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) businesses, with interest across Personal Care, Homecare, Refreshment and Foods product categories. We reach 2 billion consumers a day. It has 161,000 employees. We make products that people love – and that make a difference. Nutritious foods. Household care essentials. Indulgent ice creams. Refreshing teas. Luxurious shampoos. Affordable, disease-combating soaps... and many more. In fact, we make around 400 much-loved brands including global brands such as Knorr & Dove, but also local brand such as Calvé (the Netherlands) and Suave (the Americas) and of course our products of the Vegetarian Butcher. Shoppers buy them in more than 190 countries. That means you’ll find at least one of our products in seven out of ten households on the planet. And we want every one of those products to make a positive impact on the lives of the people who buy them.

We want our business to flourish, and we know that our success depends on others flourishing around us. That's why our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace, and why sustainable, long-term growth is at the heart of our business model.


Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) is the €2.5bn+ Foodservice division of Unilever. It leads the dynamic food service market across its categories and has ambitious growth objectives, marketing a range of professional food and beverage products and services to operators across 22 Multi Country Organizations (MCOs) in 72 countries.

UFS is accelerating its digital transformation to fuel growth through data driven and technology enabled go-to-market capabilities. Our ambition is to reach to 2.5 million operators by 2022 via an online and offline contact strategy. The focus of UFS marketing and sales is to engage with chefs and customers through an integrated communication system via visits by sales representatives and digital touchpoints like the website / webshop, segmented and personalized campaigns and UFS apps. The new roles of marketing and customer development teams are more integrated in the digital ecosystem and are vital for a great operator and customer experience.


The Data Analyst leads the full lifecycle analysis, focusing on requirements, activities and design. Internally, they develop the organisation's analysis and reporting capabilities. (S)He will also monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements. In short, you will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. Furthermore, you will retrieve, process and analyse large amounts of data, as well as design systems and databases to help you perform these actions.


  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.

  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.

  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.

  • Work with management and agile squads to prioritize business and information needs.

  • Will use clean and structured data to perform reporting and direct analysis to generate and

visualize actionable and valuable business insights.

  • Will support with monitoring performance to identify improvements.


  • Strong communication skills.

  • Team Player that can work cross-functional (both with marketing and sales-oriented roles).

  • Fluent English & Dutch communication skills.

  • Curious about the latest developments in data and a clear understanding of how organizations can leverage these opportunities.

  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.

  • Hands-on experience with SQL database design.

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc).

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.


  • BSc in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

  • 4+ years of working experience

  • Proven track as a Data Analyst, a Business Analyst or a similar role

  • Experience in Data science tools (e.g. 'R')

  • Experience with Business Intelligence Tools (PowerBI or Tableau)


  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Marketo and Salesforce Sales Cloud or any other relevant digital marketing tools.

  • Communicates fluently in French

  • Knowledge of Python, C++, Java

Unilever is the place where you can be yourself and bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world. We offer an exciting & dynamic work environment where you can make things happen. Furthermore, we offer some great reward and benefits!

  • Attractive total remuneration package; excellent company pension, bonus, share scheme.

  • Flexible cross-disciplinary career opportunities and a wealth of training opportunities & wellbeing resources whenever and wherever.

  • Plenty of company-paid holidays to further ensure your work-life balance is maintained.

  • We encourage an inclusive culture, which comes to life with interchangeable public holidays, paid paternity leave of 6 weeks and our transgender policy.

  • Under the Hybrid Working principles, you will be expected to spend a minimum of 40% in the office or at customers, suppliers or partners to connect and collaborate. For the time you work from home, we will ensure you are well equipped. When you are at the office , you can enjoy our tasty canteen with prepped food and own products.

  • Informal culture and being the first one trying our new products.

  • My Fitness Plan (reduction on your Fitness Subscription).

  • Home work allowance

  • Company laptop and mobile phone

  • Green Mobility Policy.


Join Unilever and our team! To apply, you must do so online. Please do not forget to upload your CV and a motivation letter. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly after the closing date to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Please note this is a Direct Search led by Unilever. Applications from agencies will not be accepted, nor will fees be paid for unsolicited CVs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Unilever is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against.

By highlighting the gender diversity at the workplace, Unilever encourages women equally men to apply. If you look for a job after a long career break or after any type of leave, do not hesitate to apply.


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