Europe / Spain / MD / Madrid /

Product Leadership

#: 743999740035843 / 50245216

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description

The Product Leader – Assortment & Merchandising  will be accountable for leading identification of clients needs and Product development, assisting our Technology, Data Science and Delivery teams.

The technology environment is evolving rapidly for both suppliers and retailers alike with the emergence of fully connected end to end management systems utilising cloud technology and the application of artificial intelligence. The growth of ecommerce and application of online principles to bricks and mortar is changing the scale and speed of assortment and merchandising decisions.

NielsenIQ is looking for a Product Leader with a strong background in data-driven SaaS solutions and application ecosystems in addition to an in-depth knowledge of Assortment and Space Optimization to build the next generation of products.. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and independent worker with a demonstrated track record of leadership, building alignment, creating and delivering high-value technical SaaS products in an agile manner. We are looking for a strategic leader that wants to become a key player within a dynamic business intelligence industry.


  • Identify client needs and mid-term business opportunities in conjunction with our product marketing and commercial teams that would become the base for future developments

  • Translate client data needs into viable solutions to duplicate our current A&M business over the coming 3yrs 

  • Understand client technology strategies and design, with support of a high qualified team, the appropriate data architecture to maximise future potential

  • Transform an existing product portfolio through the Product Development Lifecycle, creating a  differentiated product strategy vs other players in the market.


  • 3+ years of experience in a product  development role within the DaaS and/or SaaS industry. Previous experience in Assortment & Space Optimization will be an asset

  • 5+ years of experience with technology and/or analytics preferable in CPG industry

  • Exceptional networking, communication and influencing skills

  • Demonstrated record of creating and delivering successful product innovations

  • Demonstrated experience in understanding customer needs, translating that into use cases and delivering in an agile manner

  • Strong knowledge of marketing research, technology and general business models.

  • Bachelor Degree required.

  • Outgoing confident individual who is comfortable interacting with senior executives both internally and externally.