UK Consumer Insight Manager - 12 Month FTC

Sales & Marketing Maidenhead Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

As the UK Consumer Insight Manager you will be responsible for supporting the UK Marketing Team in building stronger brands, category growth and excellent business results. 

Reporting into the UK Marketing Director you will help to build a more consumer-led business and facilitate brand growth with clear and inspiring consumer, shopper and category insights

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all consumer-based research for the UK across the portfolio of brands & coffee category whilst ensuring consistency with Global guidelines
  • Be a strong Partner to the Marketing team. Develop, manage and execute research plans to support strategy and ensure the consumer is at the heart of decision making across brand development, communication and NPD.
  • Generate consumer and category understanding and insights to identify opportunities for growth and instil a clarity and depth of understanding across the organisation
  • Facilitate stronger business impact, efficiency and clarity through leading continuous data transformation & optimisation
  • Seek out new ways of getting close to the consumer, be at the forefront of agile and innovative research techniques and bring new research ideas and approaches to the business.
  • Collaborating with Category and Shopper Marketing teams to ensure aligned actions and implications from insights across teams
  • Leverage globally implemented studies and tools for local insights and working with Global teams to ensure knowledge sharing and alignment on UK category and consumer behavioural understanding


  • Must have demonstrable FMCG Consumer Insight/Market Research industry experience in a management or leadership role
  • A strong passion for the consumer and the ability to inspire and provoke with consumer understanding across the business and cross-functional teams
  • Trusted team player with strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organisation
  • Managerial experience in leading and growing a team.
  • Expertise in delivering insights and recommendations from both traditional and emerging qual and quant techniques
  • Strong understanding and experience of analytical tools (Market Mix Modelling, Pricing & Promo)
  • Experienced in continuous data (Nielsen, Kantar, GFK, brand tracking) and optimisation / automated tools to facilitate greater business impact and efficiency

Additional Information

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.