Lead Analytics Consultant

£75000/annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefits
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Enterprise Analytics - Lead Consultant
Salary to £75,000 plus car allowance plus bonus plus excellent benefits

Working for a well respected global brand you will deliver analytical solutions for projects which have significant technical and analytical complexity as well as requiring a high level of business process change. These projects may operate across different source markets and hence the role may require significant travel. 

In this newly created role you will liaise with multiple stakeholders at all levels of the business including senior and board level management to define and obtain the buy-in for change, to specify and agree solutions and then working with both business and IT teams ensure they are delivered to time, budget and that benefits are realised. 

You will lead small teams of analytics consultants and people seconded from the business to ensure that potential solutions are prototyped and analysed in advance of development to be sure that they will deliver the value, options are analysed and selected based on insight derived from data and that delivered solutions are thoroughly tested. You will work closely with IT and business teams throughout project lifecycles to prioritise effort to ensure benefit delivery is accelerated and maximized and project risks are minimized. 

You will take a client centered approach to delivery, ensuring needs of end users are met whilst at the same time being able to influence their thinking to ensure acceptable and buy-in to new ways of working. Although some projects may be short, projects will typically last in excess of 12 months with multiple phases and delivering benefits in the millions of pounds.

Skills & Experience

A leader with experience and skills in driving business improvement through the application of analytical techniques and modeling.
Ability to think strategically - see the bigger picture, analyse complex problems and quickly evaluate options to meet business expectations.
Experience of prioritising and clarifying analytical modeling and ability to quickly ascertain the cost/benefit of different approaches
Strong background in a range of modeling techniques including machine learning, optimisation, simulation, forecasting, experimental design, statistics
Strong technical skills as well as understanding of best practice in technical development and role of different technologies
Understand customer needs, both internal customers and external customers and balance this with commercial drivers.
Knowledge of IT development lifecycles and demonstrable experience reviewing and contributing to technical specifications
Excellent communicator, both verbal and written, in English. Comfortable communicating high level concepts to senior stakeholders, whilst also being able to delve in to the detail of complex changes when required
Self-motivated leader who takes initiative and works collaboratively with proven experience of motivating and developing a team.
Ability to influence, challenge, engage, negotiate and inspire team members, peers and stakeholders at all levels both inside and outside the division.
Ability to manage ambiguity and quickly adapt to changes in priority. For more information please contact Krissy Roberts on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)