Job Description

209435397
£800 - £1000/day
IT
01-Feb-2019
 

Head of Analytics

Vice President of Analytics, Insights and Advisory Services, reporting to the Chief Data Officer and Digital Data Hub leader, is responsible for providing business insights, analytics and advisory solutions using our critical business information and ensuring its availability for key data consumers in alignment with the business’s vision and objectives. The role is responsible for the management, development, and integration of data analytics and business intelligence required to deliver the mission, vision, strategies, objectives, and goals of Schneider Electric. This role serves to organize and assemble the people, technology, processes, and financial resources necessary to address the current and future analytics needs of the business and evangelizes that information and data are key business assets. The role is responsible for operationalizing the use of data and information in order to deliver optimal performance.Role ResponsibilitiesStrategy:* Develops and implements strategies for management visibility into data-driven insights that inform the business’s strategic direction and KPI’s.* Determines the adoption of suitable modular tool-sets that drive innovation and create an advantage for the business.* Supports other business executives and departmental leaders in making strategic, data-driven decisions, in regard to new products, additional use cases, customer segments, investments, among other subjects.* Oversees and monitors all activities of the data analytics processes, teams and technology.Collaboration:* Work closely with the regional, functional, country, and business unit data and analytics teams to drive consistency of data management and governance across the enterprise.* With local data leaders, supports the delivery of high-quality execution of the diverse array of project and program deliverables.* Participates in the formulation of data-driven decisions (how, where, when…) and demonstrates delivery against the business’s overall objectives.Analytics:* Builds, maintains, and improves the existing business intelligence and analytics tools available to the business.* Deploys data science techniques and teams to discover data opportunities, reduce data inefficiencies and mitigate data risks* Develops and integrates community of data science talent; co-creates data driven work practices; scales and shares data-driven best practices.* stays courant with latest industry trends and best practices and imparts knowledge on the data teams for constant growth and optimal performance.* Build/enhances reputation as industry leader by actively participating in data conferences, workshops, seminars.Required Qualifications Education:* Master’s degree (Phd preferred) in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Statistics, Information Systems, Applied Math, Business Administration, or any other related field.Experience:* Experience in a data analytics or data warehousing department, preferably working as a Head of Analytics. The candidate will also have had vast and successful experience in bringing together diverse functions and building teams that include data analytics, data discovery, data science, guiding them through successful data analytic projects* Demonstrated experience in business process analysis, data architecture design and development as well as the implementation of workflow enabled solutions.* Demonstrated experience working in market/business intelligence, strategic planning, project management, and cross-functional business experience as well as vast experience working with large data-sets and computing systems such as Hadoop.* Communication Skills:* Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form.* Ability to clearly communicate performance of the data analytics teams as well as drafting and presenting proposed strategic approaches to improve alignment across various stakeholder communities* Ability to adapt messages, be clear, concise, convincing, easy-to-understand, and tailored to suit the audience at hand.* Build strong relationships and networks to facilitate smooth interaction and efficient execution of collaborative duties.Technical Skills:* Excellent computer skills and be highly proficient in the use of Ms Word, Ms Excel, PowerPoint, which will be necessary in the creation of visually and verbally engaging reports and presentations, for departmental heads/management, senior analytics leadership, and key stakeholders. The Director of Analytics must also be skilled in Salesforce, SQL server reporting services, Tableau, analysis services, or any other data visualization tools.* Passionate and highly skilled in research and data analytics with demonstrated skill in transforming data and affecting business processes in order to support data governance and integrity. Must be highly knowledgeable in the use of emerging open source tools while conducting analyses on large and unstructured data-sets.* Experience enterprise data warehouse solutions, statistical analysis tools, database systems, and data visualization applications. Must be highly proficient in the workings of data technologies, for example, Hadoop, among others.Interpersonal & Leadership Skills:* Demonstrated experience working with business senior executives, self-motivated requiring minimal supervision, proactive, creative, strategic and independent thinker, superior problem-solving skills, ability to work on multiple projects and meet tight-deadlines, possess founder DNA, and demonstrate calmness and composure in times of uncertainty and stress.* Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead a large cross-functional group in a unified direction with a common vision including ability to influence business leadership and executives. Must inspire trust and respect demonstrated by recognition from colleagues, senior executives and teams who will recognize his expertise.Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application