BVA Group

  • Marketing / Communications, Strategy
  • Balma, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hamburg, Lancy, London, Lyon, Montreuil, Montrouge, Paris, Singapour, Skokie, Teaneck
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After obtaining a DESS in Economics, and with entrepreneurship in his soul, Gerard created Khi2, a market research company, in 1986. In 2002, he met the founder of BVA, Jean-Pierre Ville, in his search of a buyer for his company. Since he took over, Gerard has been leading BVA in to a new era, based on both an organic growth and an external growth policy. In 17 years, Gerard and his associates have lead a total of more than 25 acquisitions in France and internationally, making BVA one of the leaders of its sector worldwide. 

After studying Sociology at Paris Nanterre University, Gaelle worked freelance for two years in the field of qualitative studies. She then joined BVA's Qual department in 2010. She has since evolved within the company and now holds the position of Customer Director. She contributes to the company's commercial development, supports her clients daily in their projects and ensures the growth and development of her team. Gaelle is passionate about architecture, decoration and arts & crafts; her sources of inspiration in everyday life. 

Initially an ergonomist in a software publishing company, before attempting to conquer the Americas with a mobile telephone start-up, Pierre-Henry then became a freelance web application designer. He joined Viseo Conseil in 2014, to help build the team that would become Hubicus, a subsidiary of the BVA group, in 2016. Today, he manages a technical team of around 15 people (dev back, front dev, devOps, QA) along with the rest of the production team (PM, PO, Webdesinger) to run Hubicus Quality Monitoring and Feedback Management Solutions. 

Amelie graduated with a Masters in Marketing from the Grenoble School of Management, having specialized in marketing studies during her final year. She is now Insights Manager at PRS In Vivo, a subsidiary of the BVA group dedicated to consumer studies. Her work combines both project management and consulting: from the implementation of quant studies to the analysis and pitching of proposals to clients. She is constantly evolving within an international environment, thanks to the team at PRS In Vivo and all of their clients. Always planning new projects and travels, her next adventure? Discovering Asia! 

Alejandro graduated from the Toulouse School of Economics with a degree in Statistics and Econometrics. After several years as a consultant with clients such as Darty, Edenred and Covea, he joined BVA in order to lend his skills to the Data Science department. His job is to develop data and transform ideas in to prototypes - a job that lies at the crossroads of business expertise, IT and development. He thoroughly enjoys contact with the scientific community and leads co-construction projects in innovation and business solutions, particularly with the TSE, where he also lectures in Geomarketing. His favourite song in the office? Anything by Carlos Vives. 

A graduate of the Marketing and Strategy Masters from Paris Dauphine University, Solene is passionate about marketing. Wishing to work in project management and data analysis, she naturally turned towards market research, joining BVA in 2017 after having graduated. She is now an analyst, and manages a huge range of quant studies for advertisers in the services sector. Alongside this, Solene animates BVA's Next Gen Community, whose mission is to bring the company a fresh perspective on issues that are important to the new generations, and to reinvent the relationship between employees and the company. A fan of TV and a Netflix addict, she always has a new show to recommend you during lunch! 

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Founded in 1970, BVA is one of the top 20 research and consulting firms worldwide, specialising in behavioural science. Every day, BVA employees help brands and organisations improve their client experience. 

The consulting solutions of their award-winning BVA Nudge Unit help consumers and employees move from intention to action. Aside from their different locations in France, BVA also has offices in New York, Chicago, London, Geneva, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.

What they are looking for

BVA strongly believes that by crossing talents, professions, approaches and expertise, they will bring the best possible service to their clients. The main qualities sought are the spirit of collaboration, curiosity, and the desire to challenge and experiment with new devices - human qualities that matter just as much as technical skills.

As you can see, they are seeking a range of profiles, from Bac+3 to Bac+5 in the fields of marketing, consulting, humanities, statistics, development and data science, among others. 

Good to know

  • LET’S INNOVATE: They channel 4% of their turnover back in to R&D - come take on the challenges of tomorrow in a company that loves to reinvent itself!

  • FRENCH BUT WORLDWIDE: With an employee base of 98 different nationalities and a presence in 16 countries, internationality is a part of their DNA. They value multiculturalism, broad-mindedness and international collaboration. 

  • OFFICE 2.0: For their move into new offices in 2020, they are redefining their way of working, with a focus on flexibility, agility and freedom. 

  • WORK HARD, PLAY HARD: Their events are just like their employees: creative, innovative, and a little crazy. Are you ready to take it all in?

  • HAPPINESS THERAPY: Their dedicated happiness teams make it their mission to make you smile! At BVA, a good mood is a state of mind and it all starts in the morning with a delicious free breakfast!

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