Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Manager Business Analytics

US-NY-New York
Position Type
Full Time
Requisition ID
2017-126712
Category
Client Services/Account Management

Summary

Manager Business Analytics

 

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.


Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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 adhoc 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

 


Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.  Advantage Solutions 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.
 
Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Solutions: Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

 

Advantage Solutions 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, Advantage Solutions 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.

 

Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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