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Business Analyst 3(Manager, SEA National Retail, Strategy & Analytics)

Plano, TX

6 months contract

 

Job Description

For decades, Client has been leading the charge on innovation. We see beauty in achieving excellence and our passion for change fuels our discoveries, inventions, and breakthrough technology. We believe that technology can, and should, make the world a better place, so we create new possibilities for people everywhere, push the limits of what’s possible, and constantly innovate.

At Client Electronics America, we take pride in the creativity and diversity of our talented people – they are at the forefront of everything we do. Their skillset and mindset drive our continued success. Only the resilient and resourceful thrive in the daily dose of unexpected at Client. We unapologetically push to achieve unforeseen potential in everything we do, both within the workplace and at home. We fearlessly face challenges head-on, conquer the unconquerable, and are comfortable living in the uncomfortable zone.

Position Summary:

The Contractor, SEA Strategy & Analytics will support a variety of strategic efforts for the National Retail division, mainly focusing on spearheading delivery of the National Retail division’s executive presentations/communications and analyzing business performance relevant to market.

This position will be crucial to Client’s ability to set & drive its short, medium, and long-term course in the highly dynamic electronics industry.

Role and Responsibilities:

Lead development of executive business presentations to both local and global leadership

  • Regular development of executive presentations (local, global leadership & partner) on business performance and strategic initiatives
  • Competitive analysis & ROI management of key growth initiatives
  • Regular presentations and reviews with partners to develop joint strategies and tactics for growth
  • Provide business updates, KPI dashboards and preparing strategic business presentations to both local and global leadership
  • Oversee QBR timings, cadence, story line development, meeting management etc

Market intelligence & Business Performance

  • Quarterly / Yearly performance KPI tracking & Reporting
  • Expertise in key industry databases and leveraging (Ex. NPD, Numerator, IDC, Traqline, Strategic Analytics)
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the competitive environment and market share dynamics
  • Serve as advisory resource for specific initiatives aimed at setting strategic direction & planning, including scenario analysis, business impact & ad-hoc support / recommendations in response to external / internal strategic developments

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree highly desired from a Top graduate school. Strong academic record preferred.
  • 5-7 years of professional experience, with successful track record for growth and leadership.
  • Experience in management consulting or strategy development in a corporate setting is required.
  • Analytical track record across various practice areas and industries highly preferred.
  • Experience in direct or indirect leadership of teams
  • Fluent in reading writing and verbal communications in English
  • Thorough Expertise in key industry databases and leveraging (Ex. NPD, Competitirack, IDC, Market Track, Strategic Analytics, Social Analytics)

Necessary Skills & Attributes:

  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all assigned levels within and outside the company.
  • Ability to Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple assignments and projects
  • Strong project management skills with ability to efficiently scope and execute concrete strategic initiatives and lead multifunctional teams with diverse interests toward share objectives.
  • Work independently and in a team environment in order to achieve customer business objectives, personal and team goals and complete assignments within established time frames and specifications.
  • The ability to develop tasks and work assignments, based on sometime vaguely defined objectives.
  • Advanced ability to quickly capture, understand synthesize, summarize and draw insights from constantly changing information and to effectively communicate those summaries and insights to management
  • Analytical track record across various practice areas and industries highly preferred
  • Review detailed product development, marketing documents and media materials as needed.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: info sharing, networking, influencing, leadership conflict resolution
  • Strong sense of urgency and speed to action. Mastery of MS office suites, particularly PowerPoint, Excel (VBA a plus) and Word. Working knowledge of Tableau preferred

Top must-have skills/requirements –

  • Advanced ability to quickly capture, understand synthesize, summarize and draw insights from constantly changing information and to effectively communicate those summaries and insights to management in a timely and organized manner
  • Mastery of MS office suites, particularly PowerPoint, Excel (VBA a plus) and Word
  • Strong sense of urgency and speed to action.
  • Work independently and in a team environment in order to achieve customer business objectives, personal and team goals and complete assignments within established time frames and specifications.

Physical/Mental Demands and Working Conditions:

  • The position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:
  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time.
  • The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time under 25 pounds.
  • Performs work under time schedules and stresses which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive job stress, fatigue, unpaid over-time, intellectual challenge, constant technical data feedback, language barriers, and business management stress.
  • Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids representative and commonly associated with PCs, printers, and office work areas.
  • Frequently works additional hours beyond normal schedule.
  • Under very little direct supervision with a high level of responsibility to apply general policies and guidelines where decisions are seldom monitored and consequences of decisions adversely affect operating results and management decisions. Complete access to confidential company data where disclosure may jeopardize the company’s competitive position.

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