Data Consulting Senior Manager F/H


Ipsos is the leader in France for market research and opinion polls. An independent French group, founded in 1975, Ipsos now operates in 90 countries and provides the companies and institutions for which it works with the keys to understanding society, markets, citizens and consumers.

A mission that relies on digital disruption, the extension of fields of observation and continuous innovation to improve the finesse of analyzes.

Integrating Ipsos today means:

Choose an exciting profession at the heart of current issues and societal transformations.
Benefit from a multiplicity of learning opportunities in different sectors: marketing, advertising, media, politics, CRM, which integrate the latest digital and technological innovations.
Be given immediate responsibilities for studies with real prospects for professional development.
Evolve within an international group in which mobility opportunities are a reality.
To meet the new needs of its customers, Ipsos has more than 75 different services grouped into 17 Service Lines.

This new organization allows us to sharpen our expertise to provide our clients with precise answers to their questions, allowing us to be more specialized, rapid and consistent in all markets.

Job Description

Our ambition at Ipsos France is to become a data-driven research company, bringing the best of data hybridization and activation thinking, ideas and solutions to our clients. To support this ambition, we’re expanding our Data Science team in France and are looking for our new Data Consulting Senior Manager F/M in the Data Management Center.
The Data Consulting Senior Manager will have excellent client and commercial skills and a deep hands-on expertise in delivering multisource ML led projects combining different data sources including survey – ideally in market mixed modelling projects or in adtech/martech related initiatives - to spearhead market leading offering development and delivery in data hybridation and activation to our clients.

This is a key role for our Data Science unit. Combining client servicing acumen with data science hands-on expertise, you will interface exceptionally with clients and all the teams and individuals it takes to make a data project idea reality.

As a senior member of the team, your role is to bring the data science offering to life! Think of us as a start-up within the wider Ipsos firm and you’re joining us at the growth stage of developing the offer and activating it with our clients.
This Is An Interesting And Varied Role Including

Owning Offering and Client Projects Portfolio
• Building and co-creating solutions and services for clients optimizing Ipsos’, our partners’, and our clients’ data
• Developing and managing a portfolio of client projects leading the commercial effort, technical development and delivery, and proposing business change activities and solutions roadmap adaptations
• Working collaboratively with teams including clients-side and Ipsos business teams, tech and data teams and engineers, data scientists, data analysts, dev ops, etc. developing and maintaining strong working relationships
• Regularly reviewing status and delivery velocity and actively addressing challenges. Ensuring quality and timely delivery of projects

Leading the Data Consulting Team
• Managing a team of Data Consultants, growing it, providing leadership and driving with them and colleagues from the Data Management Center activities throughout the data projects lifecycle including: developing use cases and user stories, feasibility assessments (data availability, quality etc.), creating operational frameworks and user adoption
• Coaching the whole Data Science team on data storytelling and translating data science analysis into meaningful information for both data and business audiences
Helping establish the Data Science Team

• Helping develop a ‘state-of-the-art’ offering and operating model
• Helping scale and sell our offerings as we develop areas of speciality and ‘flagship products’
• Support in communicating and evangelising the Data Products and offering internally within Ipsos
• Identifying opportunities to expand our offer, client base and domain
• Keeping abreast of new data developments, trends and ideas in the external market.

Preferred Experience

What do I need to bring with me?

To be successful in this role you will need a combination of the following skills and experience:
• Significant and demonstrable experience in client facing roles delivering data & analytics solutions, services or consulting
• Hands-on demonstrable experience in Python and cloud based analytics framework – ideally on GCP.
• Ability to translate technical requirements to non-technical customers and internal team members
• Experience of working alongside data science, development and technical teams in client engagements
• Good knowledge of commercial data sources used to guide business insight and commercial decisions
• Experience within online media industry (publisher, agency, ad-tech or mad-tech)
• Demonstrable experience of managing senior stakeholders
• Strong communication skills, verbal, written and technical documentation bot in English and French

About Us

We are one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers. With offices in 88 countries, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts globally with local knowledge to deliver top-quality research.

Our culture is unique - we have the entrepreneurial spirit and quirkiness of a small boutique, but we also have the resources, scale and diversity of a large global agency. We have more bright, friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic people, from more backgrounds, with more interests, skills and experiences to learn from. Our values are based on our diverse cultural backgrounds, helping us to be responsive, client-focused and flexible.

We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.
If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 7 years
  • Occasional remote authorized