The global consumer industry experienced a 9% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 9% increase in the previous quarter and an 100% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, General and Operations Managers jobs accounted for a 4% share of the global consumer industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 26% over the prior quarter.

General and Operations Managers drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

General and Operations Managers, with a share of 4%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the consumer industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 26% quarter-on-quarter. Computer and Information Analysts came in second with a share of 3% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 10% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 2% share in Q3 2022, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a 2% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in consumer industry accounted for 21% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Bimbo Bakeries USA, Body Shop International, Lamb Weston Holdings and J. R. Simplot. Together they accounted for a combined share of 21% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the consumer industry.

Bimbo Bakeries USA posted 712 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Body Shop International 532 jobs, Lamb Weston Holdings 381 jobs, and J. R. Simplot 269 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 59% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the consumer industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 59% followed by the UK (8%) and Australia (4%). The share represented by the US was 1% higher than the 57% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying data, research, and analysis used to produce this article.

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