Business Intelligence Intern

Sep 16, 2023

Milan, Italy

Job Description

Analytical support for senior team members and Client Business Partners. A BI Reporting Associate will be in support of one or several clients, operating as part of a broader international community, both analytical and commercial, working towards a common goal of supporting the Clients in achieving their strategic business objectives. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Set up and modifying regular client reports and ad-hoc analyses 
  • Reverse engineer existing reports and solutions to automate and gain efficiencies  
  • Review data for errors and inconsistencies, flag data quality issues 
  • Serve as primary point of contact for clients to ask questions and solve challenges and providing best-in-class technical support 
  • Triage ad hoc client queries/request - Data pulls, reports, resolution and coverage analysis  
  • Share and actively search for best practice examples, and implement the approach in own work whenever possible.


We’re looking for people who have: 

  • Student or graduate (Bachelor/Master) of Marketing, Economics or related field, or technical/engineering studies 
  • 1-2 years’ experience in reporting environment 
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills 
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, conditional functions, conditional formatting, chart building, and formatting); knowledge of VBA is an asset, PowerPoint  
  • Business Intelligence tool experience 
  • Automation & Process aware 
  • QA proficiency  
  • Proactive, flexible and self-motivated attitude 
  • Strong communication skills, ability to document, present and educate others 
  • Willingness to take ownership and see projects to completion 
  • Ability to anticipate the bigger picture and are holistic by nature  
  • Experience and desire to create process documentation  
  • Fluent communication in English - verbal and written (at least C1 level) 
  • Results-oriented personality and ability to work to tight deadlines 
  • Good time- and workload management skills 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player 
  • Experience in working in a virtual environment and in a multicultural setting 
  • Diligence and attention to detail


What we can offer: 

  • Work in dynamic environment engaging with local and global companies. 
  • Benefits & flexible working hours, hybrid work options. 
  • Internal trainings will be provided together with detailed onboarding agenda.  
  • Access to learning platforms
  • Staff and team events



Additional Information

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. For more information, visit

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