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Manager, Strategic Analytics

Englewood, CO; Philadelphia, PA
Other (Telecommunications)


Job Description

Business Unit:

Manager Strategic Analytics

The Comcast Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) Strategic Analytics team is looking for a hands-on analytical thought leader to partner with the Senior Director, Strategic Analytics who enjoys rolling up their sleeves to solve complex business questions through data.

The successful candidate will:
- Be able to partner and build successful and strong relationships with the business partners including product teams to find game changing insights through quantitative analysis
- Proactively identify, prioritize, and conduct analysis that drives meaningful change on KPIs and critical objectives established by the Business Units
- Be adept at managing competing priorities through planned and ad-hoc requests
- Have experience working and joining together large, disparate data sets to uncover actionable insights
- Promote and evangelize a culture of excellence, data driven discussions, healthy skepticism, intellectual curiosity, knowledge sharing and teamwork while maintaining an environment that is upbeat and fun
- Prepare easy to follow & succinct documents summarizing findings / insights and actions

Core Responsibilities:
- Leverages analytical background to determine when certain quantitative research tools and models should be used and assists in interpretation and development of implications to address client problems
- Supports analytic plans for key business issues raised by clients to ensure that all important issues are addressed fully, appropriately, and accurately
- Able to filter through the ambiguity of business problems to be able to produce a high-quality analysis
- Carries out post-event analysis to validate forecast assumptions and identifies all additional factors associated with the change
- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to adapt to variable schedule(s) as necessary, and work through other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Other Competencies:
- Effective communication skills ability to "tell the story"
- Highly Proficient in SQL
- Proficient in or willing to learn other analytical tools such as R, SAS or Python
- Big Data Experience a plus working with Hortonworks/Hadoop
- Ability to grasp complex analytic principles and techniques
- Strong business acumen & demonstrated aptitude for analytics that incite action
- "Lean forward" bias to find opportunities and drive results
- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple analyses in parallel
- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Ability to work effectively across functions, disciplines and levels
- Work on problems requiring judgment and in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
- Independently identify key issues, patterns or deviations from norm
- Skill in identifying data issues and anomalies during analysis

Educational Level:
- Minimum: BA/BS degree in marketing, economics, statistics, psychology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or finance
- Preferred: MA/MS degree in a quantitative discipline

Experience:
- 5+ years of relevant work experience in analytic role





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