Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Data Measurement and Insight
  • Year established:
    1923
  • Website:
    http://www.nielsen.com/uk
  • Contact
    • Nielsen House, John Smith Drive, Oxford Business Park, Oxford, OX4 2WB

About Nielsen

With over 90 years of history, AC Nielsen are a data measurement and insight company that provide a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Their ‘What Customers Watch’ segment serves media and advertising clients, while their ‘What Customers Buy’ segment serves manufacturers and retailers.

With presence in more than 100 countries and covering more than 90% of the world’s population, Nielsen are focused on innovating to stay ahead of evolving market trends, allowing them to provide clients with usable, practical and meaningful tools that help them make strategic business decisions every day.

The company aims to be a place where all employees can be themselves, make a difference and grow.

With eight offices across the country, the firm’s UK operations are headed up by UK and Ireland Managing Director Paul Walker, who has spent more than 20 years at the company in a variety of leadership, commercial and customer service roles.


What is it like to work for Nielsen

My Manager
My Manager
Just over a year ago, Nielsen introduced a coaching programme to provide high performers with coaching support and to encourage a coaching culture. There are now 19 coaches, with 65 coaching relationships and more than 570 hours of coaching completed.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The company has an employee-led group called Energise, which promotes health and wellbeing across the organisation. The group shares healthy recipes and organises events such as golf days, weekly yoga sessions, running clubs and fitness classes.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
For the last seven years, Nielsen have held an annual company-wide day of volunteering: Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID). All Nielsen associates are invited to spend the day volunteering in their local community, with either hands-on or skills-based volunteering.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

  • Staff:

    613

  • Earning £35,000+:

    68%

  • UK sites:

    8

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