Company Description

SKIM is an innovative and ambitious organization. Our mission is to become the #1 decision behavior expert and trusted partner to the world’s leading organizations. 

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SKIMmers are smart, enthusiastic and ambitious. They love solving complex problems and enjoy working with other experts to learn from each other and find innovative solutions. A SKIMmer’s enthusiasm is palpable, they like to be intellectually challenged, they enjoy autonomy. They also share a healthy sense of competition, striving for their own success whilst also supporting and celebrating the success of others. SKIMmers care about the world around them and are actively committed to SKIMPact, our mission towards sustainability towards our clients and ourselves. Does this sound familiar to you? Do you see yourself as a SKIMmer? 

Job Description

Are you an experienced data scientist, data analyst, statistician with quantitative market research experience? Do you also have the skills to manage cloud services like AWS and Azure, develop ML workflows and contribute to interactive dashboard solutions in Shiny? Then join our Methodology & Analytics team as Senior Analyst, Data & Analytics!  

More specifically, your role will consist of the following responsibilities: 

To guide or support  

Support our rapidly expanding team by advising on advanced analytics solutions while delivering commercial impact and value. You must be able to blend and bridge marketing knowledge with statistics, this means:  

  • Working on creating the right project set-up to answer client business questions  
  • Be able to communicate technical or advanced methods in simple terms  
  • Working along with marketing peers in the making of clean and powerful presentations to deliver the results    
  • Working on a wide range of exciting market research projects, such as pricing, segmentation, key driver analysis, consumer journey mapping and forecasting  
  • Identify and deploy control measures to ensure data quality, and lead the analysis process including running market simulations  
  • Use Shiny-based interactive tools for internal and external use  

To create or innovate  

Use your creativity to inspire or generate ideas that can become new solutions or optimize in-house processes.  We expect you will have a pro-active attitude with great curiosity to explore new potential routes or methods, this means:  

  • Partner with industry teams to identify possible bottlenecks either in processes or solutions  
  • Guide and design solutions involving (if necessary) innovative advanced analytics to solve client business problems  
  • Continually develop and maintain standardized tools which can be automated and used by the research teams   
  • Critique our ways of working and identify improvement initiatives such as developing workflows, new tools, new applications, and more efficient solutions   


You will play a critical role in supporting the team’s growth by leveraging your technical skills alongside your developing commercial mindset. You will be both internally and externally client focused and welcome the opportunity to develop your consulting skills further.  More specifically, we are looking for someone with the following profile:  

  • Minimum Master’s degree in data science, econometrics, statistics, economics or a similar technical degree  
  • c. 1.5+ years of experience in an analytical role  
  • Experience in applying data science tools to creating predictive analysis and insight  
  • Experience with marketing or market research business problems 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English  
  • Strong coding skills in Python and in R 
  • Experienced in using Shiny and Github is a plus   
  • Databases management (e.g SQL) and statistical software as STAN also a plus  
  • Proactive attitude expressed in extracurricular activities  
  • Internationally-minded  
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a complex, dynamic environment  
  • A team player but with the ability to work independently   

Our Offer

We offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes the following: 

  • Annual performance-based and profit-sharing bonus 
  • Regular team outings and events 
  • High value placed on taking initiative and ownership 
  • Open, collaborative work environment 
  • Flat organizational structure 
  • Focus on work / life balance 
  • Active training programs in place, many of which are guided on-the-job training as well as opportunities over time to work in other offices around the world 

Additional Information

At SKIM, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. With increased diversity comes greater variety of perspectives, ideas and creativity, and we foster an environment where everyone feels welcome and comfortable to be their authentic selves.  Therefore, we welcome diversity in applicants and base our hiring decisions regardless of age, race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic characteristics, marital or military status. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

Thank you for taking the time to read the description of this role, and we look forward to reading your application! We will get back to you within 1 to 3 weeks. Do note that we appreciate applications consisting of both a resume and a cover letter, written in English. 

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