Africa and Middle East / Turkey / Istanbul / Istanbul /


#: 743999738006320 / 50244783



Job Description


Flexibility. Fun. Freedom to grow. It’s all happening at Nielsen, where analysts are working hard to drive decisions for top companies. Our accurate, detail-oriented Reference Data Specialist roll up their sleeves to work on projects end-to-end. 


Daily operations

  • Coding new products and characteristics, ensuring timely and accurate output to meet daily production schedule

  • Be aware of newly launched or relaunched products provided by the system, keep an eye on the reality of the shelf vs the product provided by the product coding platform

  • Archive and supply product catalogs, product lists, barcode lists from manufacturers, web sites, leaflets and/or from the field for ad-hoc projects or categories under focus

  • To fully master the workflow and functioning of her/his unit and between all departments, to learn and use the in-department work flow and follow-up files and processes

  • The secure quality area by supervising established checks, analyzing and discussing discovered issues

  • Keep and maintain up to date, accurate and clear documentation of the working environment and KPI with specified deadlines

Client service support

  • Manage client queries in a professional manner (clear on-time feedback) by liaising effectively with other departments to respond to requests.

  • Follow the developments in the sector


The reference data specialist is a role responsible for analysis and data processing in a timely and high-quality manner in the range of assigned product categories.


  • Bachelor degree (preferably in a technical field) 
  • Intermediate English knowledge (B2+), both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in PC and MS Office standard tools (e.g. Excel, Word, Access, Outlook), a quick learner of new software
  • 1+ year of any job experience will be a big plus (understanding what is teamwork)
  •  Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  •  Analytical Skills
  •  Attention to details and readiness for routine work
  • Interest in the processes of creating databases and the FMCG market
  •  Strong orientation on self-development