Senior Analyst - FMCG

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Analytics | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Senior Analyst – FMCG

Since 2002, Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Whether it be building forecasting engines that are driving down food wastage or creating mapping tools to support targeted measures in combatting human trafficking, Quantium believes in better goods, services, experiences, and championing the benefits of data for a brighter future.

In everyday life, data forms the backbone of every decision we make, every lesson we learn and every direction we choose. Better data, better decisions, better outcomes. But it is so much more than just numbers and technology. It’s what we know, unearthing ideas to solve problems and grasping opportunities that could change the world. Quantium is a global leader in the application of big data analytics to help our clients solve their most important problems.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

Joining Quantium enables learning from the best people in Australia in big data analytics and machine learning, having access to the best data sources and the opportunity to solve the most interesting client problems.


What will I be doing?

The Senior Analyst is a technical role with direct accountability for the scoping and delivery of multiple projects within ANZ Markets, FMCG including the management of the analytics quality on these projects.

 The Senior Analyst collaborates closely with other analysts and consultants on projects (across the FMCG client portfolio) to transform client questions and issues into analytical solutions, with a focus on building analytical innovation, driving automation and productionisation.

Day to day activities and responsibilities include:

  • Accountable for the analytics quality and delivery of key FMCG projects
  • Partnering with consultants to ensure projects are delivered successfully and ROI is maximised for clients
  • Team management: leading a small team of technical analysts (~1-3 direct reports)
  • Task management including overseeing and delegating technical tasks amongst analysts
  • Support with business development and thought leadership for FMCG clients


What skills do I need?

  • Strong coding experience in at least one of SQL / Python / R 
  • Approximately 5+ years’ experience in a highly technical analytics environment, carrying out data analytics
    • Ideally, we are seeking experience in working with large customer and / or sales transactional datasets and solving commercial business problems
    • Well-developed commercial acumen to understand business needs and be able suggest the commercial impacts of different analytics solutions or approaches
  • Experience in supervising the work of others as a senior team member, project manager or direct manager
  • Advanced knowledge of technical analytics disciplines e.g. predictive modelling and / or machine learning techniques (e.g. GLM, GBM, clustering techniques etc). Not every Senior Analyst will be conversant in every discipline, but should aim to have:
    • enough skills in several disciplines or techniques to autonomously apply without the need for material guidance or revision by others; and
    • Experience in at least one discipline or technique to be an authoritative source of guidance and support for the team, and to be able to solve problems of a high technical complexity in this domain
  • Strong innovative and creative mindset with a desire to automate solutions


More about Quantium

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit

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