The Nielsen Company Junior Bidding Specialist in Warsaw, Poland

Junior Bidding Specialist

As a leader in marketing and media information, Nielsen is one of the most trusted sources of business intelligence for the world's top brands. The work we do makes a significant difference to how businesses and brands perform in markets around the world.

SIMPLY PUT: You will manage the bidding and scheduling of vendors across the region, ensuring cost levels are maintained at or below agreed levels. Monitoring supplier costs, capacity and performance & contributing to the continuous improvement of the scheduling process.

CHALLENGES THAT AWAIT YOU:

● Recommend appropriate field supplier or methodology, based on fielding country and study or client requirements

● Provide consultancy to Innovation Business Partner in case of complex request or concerns on feasibility

● Review study specifications and agency availability to determine the most time and cost effective method to schedule studies

● Maintain record of all agency contacts and standards, give advice on country specific issues (including external providers)

● Proactively seek to challenge suppliers on cost and timing issues

● Send bid requests to external suppliers and forward completed bids to Client Service with recommendations

● Assist in determining client service and study needs prior to country study start

● Counsel and advise on general and specific field scheduling issues

● Consult with project team on fielding issues, giving recommendations related to suppliers and schedules

● Provide input and recommendations for field agency performance monitoring, based on cost, quality, or timing issues

● Communicate decision/changes to agencies and/or internal staff in a timely manner

● Assist Client Service through learning process of external sample scheduling

● Build/maintain rapport with field agencies and respond to questions/calls promptly

● Create efficiency and consistency in scheduling external sample

● Track and analyze supplier costs and timing; provide ongoing recommendations on how the scheduling process can be improved as the methodology grows and changes.

YOUR PROFILE:

● Knowledge of Microsoft and Google product suites

● Ability to take initiative and work independently

● Attention to detail

● Coordination skills

● Customer service oriented

● Oral and written communication skills

● Organizational skills

● Problem-solving skills

● Client consulting skills

● Negotiation skills

● Bachelor’s degree preferred

● Fluent English

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO GROW:

At Nielsen you will experience a dynamic, open, and solution-oriented international envi­ronment, where we support your development through a trust-based feedback culture and diverse training possibilities.

As part of our culture, our promise to you is that at Nielsen you can: Be Yourself, Make a Difference & Grow with Us.

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