Data Processing Specialist - Chinese Speaker (Reference Data_Taiwan) - PL

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Operations

Job Description

The Reference Data Specialist is responsible for instructions of client deliverables, coding and data input validation focusing on specific industry/category or set of categories (e.g. Beverages, Food, Health and Beauty Products). As a Reference Data Specialist at NielsenIQ, you create and deliver client outputs in a correct and timely manner. This role will support Taiwan market, therefore Traditional Chinese is mandatory. 

  • Responsible for instructions of client deliverables, coding and data input validation focusing on specific industry/category or set of categories.
  • Does cross coding and item-related quality checks on a daily basis
  • May act as a back-up to other coders when needed; conduct physical store check to validate item-related information
  • Keep track/document special instructions related to category assignment
  • Plan and execute a complex daily personal workload and support to meet departmental and company schedules
  • Ensure accuracy throughout the process, from validation before database setup to managing samples, and identify areas for improvement
  • Answer external questions and act as a liaison with everyone from clients to stakeholders; To be able to identify, investigate and coordinate the resolution of data, process, or product related queries
  • Willing to be trained to be a category expert


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Admin / Mathematics / Computer Science / Statistics or any relevant subjects
  • Fresh graduate or with 1 year – 2 years’ experience in data and operational areas are welcome
  • FMCG background or experience as an encoder is a plus.
  • Able to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment
  • Passionate in data. A high degree of accuracy, proactivity, good analytical skill and logical thinking.
  • High level of accountability and willingness to take ownership.
  • Eager to learn and willingness to grow.
  • Excel is mandatory; One or more of the following would be added advantage: (SQL, R or Python)
  • Proactively, willing to voice out and share opinion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin; Traditional Chinese is mandatory (read & type). 
  • Only local candidate will be considered. Non-Chinese candidates with Chinese literacy (Traditional Chinese) are welcome! 

Additional Information

In NIQ, our Data processing Specialist position has different functions, which inclusive of Reference Data, Input Validation, Output Validation and Stats Ops. Recruiter will evaluate your profile and experience to advise which function you're fit into, based on the requirements and expectations of the Hiring Managers (Operations Managers). For any shortlisted candidate, recruiter will connect with you and advise for next process. 

Our Benefits

  • Flexible working environment
  • Volunteer time off
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Employee-Assistance-Program (EAP)

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™. NIQ is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population.

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