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Title:  Commercial Insights Manager

Job ID:  86598
Country:  USA
City:  Teaneck
Professional area:  Strategy & Insights
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Teaneck, NJ, US, 07666


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 87% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, eight years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more:

Job Title: Commercial Insights Manager

Location: Teaneck, NJ

Reporting to: Marketing Director USA

Role: Permanent



                                                                                                                                            Commercial Insights Manager


What this position is about:

The candidate works closely with the leadership at JTI and with Marketing, Finance, and Sales Team members to provide high-quality market analysis besides leading research projects (Quantitative and Qualitative) to formulate actionable and winning portfolio, brand, trade, and distribution strategies for the US market. This is a hybrid role requiring research and data skills and will have a Business focus to help the Marketing and Sales teams. The incumbent will have to work both independently and collaboratively with the team to empower Stakeholders with actionable insights and data to drive decisions for their initiatives. The incumbent is responsible for providing the correct analyses, reports and information to monitor and understand market performance drivers. The incumbent will manage the Agencies (e.g. MSAi, Nielsen , IRI among others) to provide accurate and business-related information on market, brands, pricing, channel, consumer  trends and impact of competitive activities.



What will you do?

  • Support all data analysis requirements to understand the market dynamics for all categories (RMC, Cigars, RRP) to track performance, trends and deliver actionable insights to support the management team makes.
  • Support all data analysis and reporting requirements for Marketing and Sales Team members to build, monitor and/or track all pricing, distribution, channel programs, sales coverage, promotions, portfolio targeting and brand prioritization needs. 
  • Support the Marketing Director and the larger Marketing team by using data insights, reports, projects and partnerships with HQ, sales.
  • Support the management and update on all monthly, weekly, ad-hoc reports and ensure the SI department keeps track and reflects the changing and evolving needs of the market, consumer and trade insights. 
  • Support all regional and HQ reporting requirements with timely and accurate data analysis for Business Reviews - ASP, SPC, Regional and Local Reviews
  • People management
  • Developing employee skills and performance through training and coaching. Hiring, training, and developing new employees to meet organizational needs. Providing feedback on an employee’s performance, helping to develop an employee’s skills where needed, and addressing performance problems.



Who are we looking for?

  • University degree (required), preferable in Engineering, Science, Statistics, Marketing Fields
  • 10-15 years Strategic Insights, Research or Brand Marketing experience in FMCG 
  • Solid analytics background with strong proficiency in analysis with vision, large data set manipulation and consolidating multiple sources of data into coherent research results.
  • Excellent project-management & organization skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent computer skills & expert proficiency within Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Nielsen, IRI and MSAi data a plus



OKAY but… what’s in it for you?!

  • You will have an exceptional opportunity of learning various aspects of JTI business, in a challenging, fast-growing environment
  • Provide strategic phase and decisions making processes depending on the quality of insights we can drive 
  • Play an important role in helping to shate the next stage of growth 
  • Work in a fun never boring environment 


Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Annual Merit Increase  
  • Healthcare  
  • Dental + Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Disability 
  • Tuition Assistance



We want to be innovative, agile & successful achievers!
Do you want to expand your cross functional opportunities and accelerate your career growth?!
Then this role may be for you! Come and join us!

"JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors."

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