Reference # 19-00611 Title Data Analytics Manager
Location Scottsdale, ARIZONA
Position Type Direct Placement
Experience Level Direct Placement
Start Date / End Date 05-09-2019 --- 30-11--0001
Description
Position Summary:
The Data and Analytics Project Manager provides project management oversight and support of data analytics, data mining, large data manipulation, data exploration, data visualization and the use of data analytic tools including descriptive, prescriptive, predictive analytics.

Essential Functions:
• Work with stakeholders to define business questions, requirements, timelines, objectives, and success criteria
• Lead, scope, structure, prioritize, drive and deliver key insights to the business based on data analytics.
• Manage scope and evaluate priorities to efficiently balance resources for all DS projects
• Develop relationships with, and ensure the appropriate participation of key client stakeholders and client executives, provide day-to-day project contact
• Work with internal stakeholders, create detailed program and project plans to deliver to all business units, identifying resource requirements, task owners, milestones, dependencies and key risks
• Ensure all deliverables are current, compliant and meets the needs of each business organization
• Define and build a process for managing the development cycle for complex data models and analytics projects as well as handling ad-hoc tickets
• Provide coaching and learning opportunities to downstream teams to promote self-sufficiency and minimize turnaround time for requests
• Evaluate existing models for problematic assumptions and construction to preemptively resolve reporting inconsistencies

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in technical field
• 3+ years' experience in project management and/or Data Science/Business Intelligence/Data Engineering
• The ideal candidate would have strong backgrounds in both project management and Data Science/Business Intelligence/Data Engineering
• Expertise with data visualization, report building, and dashboard tools such as Tableau, Looker, Power BI, or equivalent
• Understanding of project/program management techniques and methods including Agile framework
• Working knowledge of program/project management software (e.g.: JIRA)
• Working knowledge of analytic methodologies and tools
• Coding experience (e.g.: SQL, Python)
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office
• Strong communication, organization, and people skills
• Tenacious and credible with the ability to influence all levels of the organization