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Business Analytics Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Austin
  • Salary: 110,000
  • Job reference: 795htg
  • Sector: Business Analytics, Technology, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 19/06/2017
A Global Financial services firm is looking to add several Business Analytics managers to the team. The role will be a team lead, immediately overseeing analytics projects used to discover meaningful insights for the business. As the team lead, the ideal candidate will have several years of leading projects or teams. Strong data analytics background is a must. The candidate must be comfortable communicating to both senior and junior team members as insights found amongst projects will need to be presented to senior management regularly.

 

Responsibilities include:
  • Independently complete analytics projects from beginning to end (data extraction/ preparation, analyze and present results)
  • Analyze data and discover valuable insights for the business
  • Approaching analytical problems with an appropriate blend of statistical/mathematical rigor with practical business intuition; Approaching analyses in multiple ways in order to evaluate approaches and compare results
  • Partnering with technical and non-technical resources across the business to leverage their support and integrate our efforts
  • Holding a point-of-view on the strengths and limitations of statistical models and analyses in various business contexts and is able to evaluate and effectively communicate the uncertainty or limitations in the results
  • Working with business partners to scope analytics projects including identifying resources and assets needed, determining analysis approach, conducting analysis, and describing business implications based on findings
  • Supporting development of tools and infrastructure to scale operations, increase efficiencies, and improve quality of results
 

Requirements include:
  • Degree in a quantitative field (Graduate degree preferred)
  • 8+ years’ experience in an analytical role (consulting to external clients and/or internal business partners)
  • Strong understanding of how analytics supports a large organization including being able to successfully articulate the linkage between business decisions, business objectives, and analytical approaches & findings
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Strong SAS and SQL programming/data processing experience (including SAS macro programming)
  • Programming experience in multiple languages and environments (Teradata, Oracle, SAS, R)
  • Experience working on large transactional databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Experience in financial services is desirable

Please apply below if interested! 

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