The Strategy Data Analyst will be part of a new group in the company driving transformational projects. The data analyst will have responsibility for (a) development of a corporate long-range forecasting model, providing actionable tactical and strategic insights to multiple stakeholders, and (b) development of project-specific analytical tools on top of the corporate data lake to identify and manage business improvement opportunities.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
Analytical modeling - develop models and design dashboards to identify improvement opportunities (examples include product positioning, pricing, cost reduction, inventory reduction)
Collaboration Engage productively with multiple business stakeholders, prioritize across projects in a fast-paced environment
Forecasting develop models to interpolate/extrapolate from sparse data to produce granular mid-to-long range forecasts for the business
Data architecture design new data structures to support strategic planning process and analysis
Front end deploy tools to enable multi-user interaction and maintenance of data
Data engineering/management - work with data lake administrators to develop and maintain databases that support analysis
Data cleansing and validation - work with IT to create automated processes to validate data against multiple data sources, identify and rectify anomalies
Identification of opportunities for process improvement, innovation, and model extension
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
MS/BS in a technical field: Data science, data analysis, Statistics, or related discipline
5+ years of experience in a combination of business intelligence / marketing analytic roles
Strong demonstrated quantitative and qualitative research skills using standard database and analytical software
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Experience with data systems, analytical and visualization tools (e.g., SQL, Access, Tableau Power BI, ACL, QlikView, Data Cubes, Financial and Planning software such as Hyperion)
Strong organizational skills and customer service focus
Experience in implementing and streamlining data processes, plus experience with non-theoretical, messy datasets
Ability to work collaboratively and cohesively in a team environment
Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills
Ability to exercise independent judgment while effectively prioritizing and executing tasks while under pressure
Builds and maintains relationships with users to ensure buy-in and adoption of processes and solutions
Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
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