Nielsen Sports Nederland B.V.



Nielsen Sports Netherlands is seeking a highly motivated Data Manager for employment at Sports Analytics Team. The ideal candidate is a highly proactive individual, has experience in a high-volume transaction environment, excellent written and oral communication skills, experience undertaking complex analysis projects, works well in multi-discipline teams. The Data Analyst is a key member of the Sports Analytics Team, interacting with various departments on a routine basis.


  • Retrieve and analyze data using Excel, Python, and other data management/BI systems (Power BI)
  • Communicate with Ops teams (in Germany and India) daily to ensure the quality and deadlines
  • Increase automation of local processes, back-office transaction processing and identify future strategies to monitor to increase efficiency
  • Assist with testing of system changes and improvements
  • Work with project managers to provide data insights and add value on the reporting
  • Manage multiple project timelines to meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree in technical, business, commerce, or related areas, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience 
  • Experience with Python (data analytics)
  • Experience with BI tool (Knowledge of Power BI)
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong verbal and written English Dutch communications skills
  • Motivated self-starter who is excited to analyze data and identify areas for improvement
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and quantitative skills with prior experience translating raw data into practical insights and recommendations
  • Detail-oriented, proficient in collaborating with cross-functional teams, can perform detailed data analysis and possesses strong communication skills
  • Self-starter, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • High aptitude for learning new skills and the willingness to tackle new challenges
  • Strong communicator with critical thinking and problem-solving skills


As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  


Locatie: Diemen

Functie groep: Sport Media, Marketing & Sponsoring

Type: vacancy

Specialiteit: Marketing

Ref nr: 99856


Naam: Sander Fonville


Tel: +31652520346