Data Analytics Manager

We need a real world problem solver who is a people leader and a process manager; an interpreter of numbers and of analytics. Someone with experience using analytics techniques to contribute to company growth efforts, increasing revenue and other critical business outcomes.

Toronto, Ontario


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

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Overview: <p>Array is transforming. Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 1500 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are building on strength, acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.</p> <p>A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our deep industry knowledge and design innovation.</p> <p>As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to lead our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your own career.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Due to significant growth, Array is in search of a Data Analytics Manager We need real world problem solver who is both a people leader and a process manager; an interpreter of numbers and of analytics. Someone with experience using analytics techniques to contribute to company growth efforts, increasing revenue and other critical business outcomes. This is an opportunity for a Reporting and Analytics Manager who has a knack for seeing solutions in sprawling data sets and the business mindset to convert insights into strategic opportunities for our company. A Reporting and Analytics Manager with the communication skills and business acumen to work closely with project, team and organizational leaders, make sense of the data and leverage the information to build strategic opportunities for our company.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>Leadership.</em>&nbsp;You want to step up to a people and process managing role at growing company. You are ready to face unique challenges around data, predictive modelling and analytics - it&rsquo;s a chance to apply your passion for diving into the details to come up with insights and initiatives. You want to make a difference in the way the business is run, using the data to support your strategies. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li><em>Impact and exposure.</em>&nbsp;You are looking for a company you can commit to; one where you can build your career. You want to take on a role with an entrepreneurial aspect, one where you can lead an organization along a journey from chaos to highly organized. An opportunity to introduce tools and processes that can be used now and are scalable. It&rsquo;s a chance to make your mark as we position ourselves for continued revenue growth, mergers and acquisitions. A chance to be the driving force and a powerful influence on our present and our future.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our new Data Analytics Manager will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong><em>Lead cross-functional projects.</em></strong>&nbsp;You will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities using advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights.</li> <li><em><strong>Build, develop and maintain.&nbsp;</strong></em>You will create and update data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics to support key business decisions.</li> <li><em><strong>Design and build.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will develop and implement technical processes to address business issues.</li> <li><em><strong>Oversee.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will lead the design and delivery of reports and insights that analyze business functions, key operations and performance metrics.</li> <li><em><strong>Grow the team.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will recruit, train, develop and supervise analyst-level employees.</li> <li><em><strong>Ensure accuracy.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will review data and deliverables of reporting employees with comprehensive policies and processes.</li> <li><em><strong>Manage and optimize processes.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will evaluate and improve processes for data intake, validation, mining and engineering as well as modeling, visualization and communication deliverables.</li> <li><em><strong>Interpret impact.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will examine results of analytical initiatives recommended to stakeholders in leadership, technology, sales, marketing and product teams.</li> <li><em><strong>Oversee process.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will manage the data/report requests.</li> <li><em><strong>Develop and implement quality controls and departmental standards.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will ensure quality standards, organizational expectations, and regulatory requirements are clearly documented and adopted.</li> <li><em><strong>Anticipate future needs.</strong></em>&nbsp;You will forecast the demands of initiatives related to the people, technology, budget and business within your department. You will design and implement solutions to meet these needs.</li> <li><em><strong>Drive successful completion of data insight initiatives.</strong></em>You will effectively manage your team and collaborate with stakeholders to meet your deliverables.</li> <li><em><strong>Communicate results.&nbsp;</strong></em>You will create documentation, reports and presentations that illustrate the positive business impacts of insight initiatives to stakeholders within and outside of the company.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>The skills you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong><em>Direct Experience.</em></strong>&nbsp;You have at least 5 years of experience in a Reporting and Analytics position monitoring, managing, manipulating and drawing insights from data. You have at least 3 years of experience leading the work of a team in an official or unofficial capacity.</li> <li><strong><em>Knowledge.</em></strong>&nbsp;You are familiar with data mining principles: predictive analytics, mapping, collecting data from multiple data systems on premises and cloud-based data sources. You have an &nbsp;understanding of and experience using analytical concepts and statistical techniques: hypothesis development, designing tests/experiments, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations for business units. You have hands on expertise with statistical modeling techniques: multiple regression, logistic regression, log-linear regression, variable selection, etc.,</li> <li><em><strong>Technical.</strong></em>&nbsp;You can write advanced SAS code statements, models, and macros. You have strong VBA skills and Dbase building abilities, experience working with and creating databases and dashboards using all relevant data to inform decisions including strong SQL skills, ability to perform effective querying involving multiple tables and subqueries. You are proficient in the MS Office Suite.</li> <li><em><strong>Interpersonal.</strong></em>&nbsp;&nbsp;Your communication skills - written, verbal, presentation- are outstanding. You are comfortable talking to teams from the manufacturing shop upwards to C-level executives. You have the confidence to take a stand, defend your decision and hear the opposition. You are naturally looked to for direction in a crisis and you are comfortable facing adversity head on.</li> <li><em><strong>People Management.</strong></em>&nbsp;You know how to organize people, capitalize on their strengths and delegate tasks. You have experience planning and managing numerous processes, people and projects simultaneously.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Array way.</strong></p> <p>Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design&nbsp;studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees.</p> <p>At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to innovation to providing access to education, on-site learning and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.</p> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment</strong></p> <p>Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>