Business Data Analyst

  • location: Mount Laurel, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $50 per hour
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job description

Business Data Analyst

job summary:
Looking for a Business Data Analyst for a two year contract with extensions in southern NJ.

CANDIDATE PROFILE DETAILS:

Degree/Certifications Required: Bachelors Degree required.

Years of experience: 3 to 5 years

Reason for request/why opened: To support high volumes

% Interaction with Stakeholders: 100%

Team Size: 10

Personality Style/Team Culture: Fast-paced and highly matrixed - the person needs to be a self-initiator - highly inquisitive

Selling Points of Position: High visibility, opportunities within client

Best Vs Average Candidate: Candidate must be able to take the data and tell the story, draw conclusions - need to be able to execute, take data and draw conclusions, critical thinking skills, predictive modeling sklls

How will performance be measured: Verbal feedback - deadline driven - for targeted marketing campaign

 
location: Mount Laurel, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
SUMMARY OF DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Description

Lead on the interpretation of complex business issues, generating multifaceted insights, identifying opportunities to drive business growth and value. This role will work in partnership with business leaders to present or generate appropriate insights.

Depth & Scope

?Work autonomously and accountable for acting as a lead within a specialized business management function and may provide work direction to others

?Provide seasoned specialized knowledge, advice and/or guidance to various stakeholders and team members

?Scope of role may have enterprise impact

?Focus on short to medium - term issues (e.g. 6-12 months)

?Undertake and complete a variety of complex projects and initiatives requiring specialist knowledge and/or the integration of cross functional processes within own area of expertise

?Oversee and/or independently perform tasks from end to end

?This level can interact with any hierarchy level up to executive leaders and external vendors

Work closely with business partners to gain deep understanding of the business and relevant objectives in order to contribute to the strategic direction of respective business and/or the enterprise

?Formulate relevant and meaningful data analysis through comprehensive profiling tools, segmentation, as well as leveraging advanced modeling and analytics

?Lead on the interpretation of complex business issues, generate multifaceted insights and identify opportunities to help drive business growth or address business/enterprise needs

?Present and communicate generated insights and recommended business actions to stakeholders/ business leaders in an easily digestible manner

?Act as the primary interface with business to bridge and translate business requirements to analytics and reporting needs for a given domain/business

?Apply collaborative and strong stakeholder management approach to constructively influence and persuade stakeholders and partners where appropriate

?Serve as an authority on a given business domain and provide business expertise to place context around analytics discovery and inform recommendations

Represent functional area as a business insights & analytics specialized expert

Synthesize complex and vast amount of information and translate into actionable insights and strategy

Build business requirements and facilitate project execution to develop insights

Execute with excellence on key programs / plans and data requests accurately and within a timely manner

Collaborate with partners on business challenges and deliver fact-based analytical advice that aligns to strategy and drives shareholder value

Identify opportunities for business growth within a specific business or function by identifying potential use cases and value drivers

Utilize both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to interpret and present data effectively and clearly

Work directly with the business teams to gather the demand for analytics and work with the analytics hub to fulfill the analytics demand

Provide business explanation for anomalies/outliers identified during analysis

Work with business functions and analytics teams to transition business requirements to analytics requirements

Train business users on how to integrate analytics into decisions Leverage knowledge of data capabilities to build and deliver insights Develops analysis to corroborate initial proof of concept Executes on data requests accurately and within a timely manner

Identifies and investigates data/analytics related issues Employee/Team

?Escalate data/process related problems and communicate to relevant teams in a timely manner and make recommendations for resolution

?Provides day-to-day support and delivery of analytics

?Build insights solutions end to end (from initial demand to results/recommendation presentation) ranging in complexity

?Act as an analytics & insights working lead/resource to others. Work closely with senior leadership on significant projects.

?Provides thought leadership and/or industry knowledge for own area of expertise

?Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork ;ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest

?Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness, and operational efficiency

?Work effectively as a team, supporting other members of the team in achieving business objectives and providing client services

?Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units

 
qualifications:
Must haves:

?Undergraduate degree or technical certificate

?5 years of relevant experience from a business administration, statistical, mathematical, scientific or financial background

?Proficient PC skills including a strong competency in MS Excel and PowerPoint, and a variety of PC based analytical and reporting software packages

?Advanced knowledge of programming languages (i.e. SAS/SQL/ R, Visual Basic, Python)

?Strong analytical and program solving skills are required to interpret data and draw

conclusions

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Skills needed for submittals

 
skills:

Must haves:

?Undergraduate degree or technical certificate

?5 years of relevant experience from a business administration, statistical, mathematical, scientific or financial background

?Proficient PC skills including a strong competency in MS Excel and PowerPoint, and a variety of PC based analytical and reporting software packages

?Advanced knowledge of programming languages (i.e. SAS/SQL/ R, Visual Basic, Python)

?Strong analytical and program solving skills are required to interpret data and draw

conclusions

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Skills needed for submittals


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