Director, Analytics & Strategy

New York
US$160000 - US$180000 per year

Director Analytics & Strategy
eCommerce start-up
New York City
$160,000 - $180,000 + equity

Are you a seasoned leader of multidisciplinary analytics teams, with proven capabilities in growing and evolving the function to work in an agile and ever-changing environment? If you answered yes, and are business savvy, understanding how a centralized analytics function can add significant value across a wider organization, then this could be the senior role you have been looking for.

THE ROLE - Director Analytics & Strategy

As the Director Analytics and Strategy, you will build a multidisciplinary team, including Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Business Intelligence Analysts, who use cutting edge analytics techniques to enhance data products, platforms and services to ensure they are fully optimizing and utilizing their vast amounts of data incoming per second. Your role will be to leverage billions of rows of data coming from a variety of channels to deliver strategic decisions that help them company solve very complex business problems and continue their growth trajectory. This is a highly visible role reporting directly into C-Level. You will:

  • Set the strategic vision for the centralized analytics function, prioritizing projects and setting the standards on what KPI's need to be measured within the products to understand customer acquisition, retention, engagement and usage
  • Advocate innovation of advanced analytics processes to find opportunities within the data that result in business growth and continued customer loyalty, as well as growth of the highly statistical teams
  • Lead a highly capable and advanced analytics team using SQL, Python and R to build data platforms, algorithms and statistical models to forecast sales, growth, predict customer behaviors, and help understand business priorities, while keeping costs low, and building reports so that they are accessible across the business.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple teams including Marketing, Product, Finance, and Sales to ensure that their business needs are met, and insights are relevant to enhance their individual department strategies, and help take new products and services to the wide and ever-expanding customer base

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree educated in a numerical discipline such as Math, Statistics, Economics, Operational Research or similar
  • Proven capabilities in building, leading, and enhancing multi-disciplinary analytics teams, including Data Scientists, Engineers, Advanced Analysts, and Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Strong technical background in SQL, Python and R, with experience in visualization tools such as Looker highly desirable
  • Business savvy mindset, understanding how data services the entire business, with a track record of having deep ownership of projects and demonstrating the obsession with improvement of what is possible with data
  • Impeccable communication skills with experience working successfully in cross-functional teams

BENEFITS:

As the Director, Analytics and Strategy, you can expect to earn up to $180,000 (based on experience) with competitive benefits including equity, and the opportunity to be a true change agent within a highly focused and data-driven business

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your resume to Jenni Kavanagh via the Apply link on this page

KEYWORDS:

SQL, Python, R, Analytics, Strategy, Data Science, Director, Data Engineering, Business, Time-Series, Regression, Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Model, Modell, Modeling, Modelling, Senior, Manage, Manager, Stakeholder Manager, Customer Acquisition, Looker, Retention, Sales, Growth, Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data Platforms, Analytics, Insights

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