Statistician. Data Director.

Madrid Permanente

Actualizado el 20/07/2022

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Edelman Data & Intelligence (DXI) is creating its new hub in Madrid and is looking for professionals specialized in market research to join its teams.

Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) is a fast growing (15% growth last year) Insights and Research agency with a unique twist. We are part of Edelman, the world's largest independent communications company, but with a boutique agency spirit amongst the 80 people in the DXI team. We are working within a truly integrated global network on some of the world's biggest and most exciting clients: Mars Inc., Unilever, IKEA, GSK, Nissan, Lidl, HEINEKEN (just to name a few) as well as public authorities, governments and charities.

Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) is a global, full-service, method neutral market research and analytics agency that provides clients with strategic insights to make their communications and engagements with the world the smartest they can be. Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) conducts truly varied work: thought leadership, CSR research, ROI and measurement, strategy and audience understanding, influencer mapping and much more. We work across a variety of sectors including healthcare, technology, digital, consumer/brand, corporate and public affairs. We are a growing agency, with offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

Edelman Data & Intelligence (DXI) upholds an inclusive, diverse and creative environment. We create an environment where each team member, regardless of experience, can help to shape a business they feel proud to be a part of.

Edelman Data & Intelligence (DXI) offers a variety of cultural initiatives to be a part of (e.g. social & wellbeing teams, diversity & inclusion teams, GWEN series (Global Women's Equality Network). We also offer a variety of training options for candidates who want to pivot or learn different skills within the industry (e.g. presentation training, excel training, questionnaire training).

Diversity is at the center of everything we do at Edelman Data & Intelligence (DXI). Our team upholds creating an environment where uniqueness, creativity and inclusivity is celebrated and encouraged- not discriminated.


Lead our data processing department while advising internal and external clients on survey research design, advanced modeling techniques, and the translation of data insights into actionable insights. Exceptional initiative and communication skills are required for this position as is the gravitas of a Director level manager. This is a fast-paced position that will be responsible for overseeing multiple analyst teams. You'll also help craft and implement strategic initiatives, develop new solutions, and do R&D to improve how we best serve our clients. This person will need to multitask and be a key contributor to the multifaceted research efforts and continuous skill development of analysts and managers.

We are looking for a statistician, someone who analyses data and is closer to the mathematical side of the data.


  • Oversee a team in the day-to-day execution of data processing in an agency environment.
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to develop, implement, and apply strategic vision for the department.
  • Ability to have strategic conversations with internal account teams and translate into tactical milestones for junior staff quickly and efficiently.
  • Organize and lead multiple analyst teams across different workstreams.
  • Elevate the department within the organization by working with the staff to consult on what advanced techniques would yield the best result, and identify best in class technology solutions.
  • Create departmental efficiencies through standardization and automation of existing processes.
  • Create a collaborative relationship with account leaders across the network.
  • Assist with what you see as the story in the data and easy ways to tease out and communicate complex concepts.
  • Advise on weighting schemes, segmentation analysis, factor analysis, SEM analysis as well as recommend predictive models to assist with complex client projects.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman's values (Quality, Integrity, Respect, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Mutual Benefits) and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

Perfil Buscado (H/M/D)


  • Advanced graduate degree in Statistics, Business, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science or other field with heavy emphasis on data analysis.
  • 7 years of professional research experience with a minimum of 5 years outside of academia; at least 4 years managerial experience.
  • Expertise in multiple statistical programs and applications (Stata, SPSS, R, python, etc).
  • Experience with primary research techniques outside of academia.
  • Proven experience managing multiple internal teams.
  • Ability to identify issues with current data collection methods and proactively develop a cohesive strategy to resolve.
  • Strong understanding of internal team requirements and ability to take initiative and execute on strategy with little guidance from management.
  • Ability to speak the language of market researchers and communicate complex data concepts to non-data analysts with ease and in common language.
  • Big Data experience as well as the ability translate technical knowledge and data expertise into executable business plans.
  • Knowledge of the Programming and Data processing field to anticipate and incorporate cutting edge data techniques into the core of the business.
  • Ability to converse with all levels within the organization, especially senior stakeholders, client leads, and external partners.
  • Excellent communication skills along with strong time management and prioritization skills.

Qué ofrecemos

Salary is competitive. Benefits include 25 days holiday (with an extra 1 for your birthday and we also close over Christmas), Pension, Healthcare benefits, free daily breakfasts, Thursday office drinks, subsided massages, flexible working hours and many more! Also open to job sharing and part-time working.

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