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Advantage Solutions Manager Business Analytics in United States

Summary

Manager Business Analytics

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a highly dynamic & talentedManager of Business Analytics to be responsible for defining and executing the deliverables and dashboards that relate to the Company’s Operations function. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with software tools to create, edit, and analyze complex reports, graphs, and presentations. Be able to make sound decisions and the ability to take initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information. Support Operations in maximizing value to existing customers. Independently take ownership of projects to completion by effectively coordinating all the necessary resources. Resolve complex, non-routine problems, and issues where no precedent has been established or exists with no supervision.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with leadership to enhance the deliverables provided, identify the required key push reporting and ad hoc analytics needs.

  • Develop tools to aid the customer operations team and streamline standard reporting.

  • Utilize various data systems, extract raw data from reporting systems, and conduct an in-depth analysis of various KPI’s.

  • Perform project management duties by executing project schedules and deadlines, monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems, and ensuring timely deliverables.

  • Work with existing clients and customers on strategic initiatives to ensure proper resources are allocated, expectations are met and optimal results delivered.

  • Manage, train, and mentor team to help them achieve skill development and professional objectives.Manage workload of direct reports to ensure client satisfaction.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degreeor equivalent experiencerequired;MBA Degree or equivalent experiencepreferred; Experience inAnalytics, Business Administration or Marketing

  • 3-5 years of experience in performing analysis a service-based business or field with database creation/management/query building experience

  • Prior experience with Microsoft and SQL tools and applications, including business intelligence, and reporting technology computer systems and software

  • Prior experience with business intelligence environments supporting complex performance analysis and consumer insights a plus

  • Hands-on leader with outstanding Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Manager of Business Analytics is responsible for defining and executing the deliverables and dashboards that relate to the Company’s Operations function. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with software tools to create, edit, and analyze complex reports, graphs, and presentations. Be able to make sound decisions and the ability to take initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information. Support Operations in maximizing value to existing customers. Independently take ownership of projects to completion by effectively coordinating all the necessary resources. Resolve complex, non-routine problems, and issues where no precedent has been established or exists with no supervision.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Create and enhance customized reporting tools and dashboards/Data Analysis

  • Partner with leadership to enhance the deliverables provided, identify required key push reporting and ad hoc analytics needs

  • Develop tools to aid customer operations team and streamline standard reporting

  • Utilize various data systems, extract raw data from reporting systems, and conduct in-depth analysis on various KPI’s

  • Analyze business needs/requirements and provide recommendations to implement and administer reporting, processes, and systems

  • Provide business updates and track overall business KPI’s for management and executive team

Project/Relationship Management

  • Perform project management duties by executing project schedules and deadlines, monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems, and ensuring timely deliverables

  • Manage and maintain ongoing strategic and collaborative relationships

  • Work with existing clients and customers on strategic initiatives to ensure proper resources are allocated, expectations are met and optimal results delivered

  • Manage expectations and results

  • Proactively work with other teams to communicate and foster adoption of the longer term vision

Manage Direct Reports

  • Manage, train, and mentor team to help them achieve skill development and professional objectives

  • Manage workload of direct reports to ensure client satisfaction

  • Ensure team thoroughly understands companies' businesses and the issues and challenges facing the industry and organization

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 20 %

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred) MBA Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Analytics, Business Administration or Marketing

  • 3-5 years of experience in performing analysis a service-based business or field with database creation/management/query building experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Prior experience with Microsoft and SQL tools and applications, including business intelligence, and reporting technology computer systems and software

  • Prior experience with business intelligence environments supporting complex performance analysis and consumer insights a plus

  • Strong Intellectual Ability/Decision making skills

  • Hands-on leader with outstanding Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.

  • Negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups

  • Displays the ability to achieve desired results through others with positive, energetic and enthusiastic communication

  • Train, delegate, coach, motivate and follow up on staff to achieve desired results

  • Forecasts, sets objectives, anticipates, structures tasks, and establishes priorities

  • Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results

  • Ability to identify performance challenges or issues and work with associates to improve/correct those issues.

  • Ability to recognize opportunities for growth and improvement, and to work with associates to achieve company and personal goals

  • Demonstrates commitment to meeting or exceeding customer expectations, effectively solicits and responds to the needs of the customer both external and internal

  • Works cooperatively with others toward common group objectives, demonstrates respect for the ideas and contributions of other team members, cultivates positive relationships with other associates, and provides assistance and support to others

  • Retail technology solutions, including reporting and analytics, category and space management and business intelligence for consumer packaged goods companies.

  • Microsoft Office Suite

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-N/A

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Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2020-275788

Position Type Full Time

Category Client Services/Account Management

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