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Job Title:  Research and Insights Executive

Job Number:  23842

British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future.  We build distinctive brands that excite our consumers and satisfy their needs in a highly complex and competitive retail environment.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Research and Insights Executive to join our Planning and Insights team, based in Auckland. 


Do you have these qualities?  If so we want to hear from you!


  • A passion for data with deep technical analytical capability;
  • Stellar ability to story-tell based on insights;
  • A proven track record of effectively coordinating research projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of the FMCG industry and research methodologies;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high-performing team dynamic;
  • A detail focused and forward-thinking mindset; and
  • A motivated and passionate attitude that can deliver results!


Reporting to the Research and Insights Manager, you will assist with the collation, interpretation and communication of consumer insights and analysis, providing recommendations to inform business decision making.  You will also be responsible for the coordination and provision of business insight and foresight through the analysis of multiple data sources, along with the management and delivery of key data and reporting collateral to internal stakeholders. 


As Research and Insights Executive you will have responsibility for the successful execution and coordination of relevant research projects, delivering timely and business relevant outputs, aligned to the research project briefs.  You will also have accountability for managing field work agencies and data providers to ensure timely delivery of agreed outputs.    You will be working within a small highly motivated team within a dynamic Planning and Insights Team where you will also have influence, responsibility and exciting opportunities for genuine career growth and development, including the potential for rewarding international career opportunities.


To make this role your own, you'll be degree qualified in Marketing or a related discipline and have at least 3 years’ previous FMCG experience with a background in research within the FMCG sector, and/or come from a role within a research agency or data analytics company. 


With the demonstrated ability to extract, interpret, and analyse multiple disparate data sources, you’ll be detail oriented, with effective organisation, coordination and forward planning skills.  You’ll have a thorough knowledge of research methodologies and processed used in FMCG and a robust understanding of research agency operations. 


In addition, you’ll have exceptional technical skills (across the MS Suite and data visualisation tools including PowerBI / Tableau), attention to detail and time management.  A solutions focused approach, and the ability to work in a matrix organisation will be critical to your success in this role.  This role may require some travel however this will be infrequent. 


So, what are you waiting for?  Come and join a global company with exciting global career opportunities!


British American Tobacco (New Zealand) Limited (BATNZ) is part of British American Tobacco, the world’s most international tobacco Group.  Our reputation for manufacturing high quality tobacco and New Categories e.g. vapour products is the result of our commitment to employing outstanding people.  As a global organisation operating in richly diverse cultures and economies, we rely on exceptional individuals, entrusted with significant responsibility and autonomy, to exercise their own judgement and skills in operating the business in each country and culture, within a common framework of guiding principles. 
British American Tobacco (New Zealand) Limited operates within a highly regulated market place where visibility of our tobacco product is restricted and standardised packaging and product is in mandated under the requirements of the Smoke Free Environments Act (SFEA).  In New Categories, other legislative considerations include the Fair Trading Act, the Consumer Guarantees Act, the Privacy Act and Electrical safety compliance.

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