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Advanced Analytics Leader

Job Location: ​Luxembourg

Job Location: ​Findel​


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Headquarter in Luxembourg we are currently looking for an Advanced Analytics Leader to lead our Advanced Analytics pillar.

Main Tasks

  • Provide leadership in vision, prioritization and execution of advanced analytic methods applied to business needs with an emphasis on promoting technology and scale;
  • Work within key elements of the tech stack BI, with emphasis on the data science platform (R Studio) and visualization software (PowerBI);
  • Lead and Manage projects on an ongoing basis which apply a wide variety of statistical methods (clustering, factor analysis, segmentation, regression, model building, etc.) and allow business users to derive actionable insights;
  • Work with other pillar leaders to execute the vision and mission of central BI&A within the broader organization;
  • Develop key talent to provide future leaders and successors to the organization;
  • Provide Support to the Innovation Analytics team.

Who we are looking for:


  • Master’s degree in Math or Statistics;
  • Minimum 10 – 15 years of experience in applied work on Advanced Analytics, preferably at a CPG manufacturer Media company or agency;
  • Experience in big data environment and in AI, preferably machine learning and development of custom algorithms;
  • Experience in leading international teams and developing talent;
  • Strong knowledge of ML applications and algorithms, particularly in the area of data integration / harmonization, but also NLP algorithms and applications;
  • Advanced statistical method skills for marketing analytics including: elasticity modelling, demand estimation/forecasting, consumer segmentation, basket analysis, CLV, etc..

IT Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Retail panel data (IRI/Nielsen) and other consumer data types (shopper panel, loyalty cards, Mintel, survey data, etc.);
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL, PowerBI, Python, R, etc.;
  • Strong knowledge of best practice analysis and programming techniques with R and Python;
  • Statistical methods: clustering, regressions, etc..


  • Fluent in English is mandatory;
  • Any other language is a plus.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.