Our client in El Segundo is urgently looking for a Sr. Analyst for Global Business Insights; The role will handle work that will be used by the company to ensure that their current activities are meeting the company goals as well as provide learnings used to adjust for the Fall 2018 season and the launch plans for 2019. The ideal candidate for this role must have the following competencies to succeed with our client:
Proficient in Advanced Excel (formulas, pivot tables, large data set manipulation) and PowerPoint required. Experience with Tableau a plus.
Ability to synthesize large amounts of data, recognize patterns/ trends and produce meaningful conclusions.
Proficient in displaying data in clear, simple and visually-appealing ways.
Strong written and verbal skills.
Strategic understanding of the business process and ability to work with different levels within the organization.
Curious Need to dig into the so what? and why? to identify and explain trends and/or casual drivers
Change oriented- drives to improve the status quo, not afraid of taking risks, creative, outside-the-box thinker
Good judgment- manages time and multiple initiatives, and focuses on what s important (80/20 rule)
Self-starter takes initiative, suggests solutions vs. simply describing roadblocks, comfortable working autonomously or as a team
Resourceful drives to understand root cause of an issue vs. taking the first no at face value; tackles a problem from different angles to achieve a positive result
Accountability follows through on responsibilities, clearly and proactively communicates progress toward deadlines
Once selected, the candidate would handle the following main duties and responsibilities for the company:
Provide data and analytical support to teams across the company to help drive key brand, strategy, and commercial execution.
Analyze demand creation levers for Mattel new brand launches, and support team on evaluating media performance.
The qualifications for the ideal candidate are as follows:
BA or BS in a business, economics, math or related analytical field
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in an analytical position
Experience working with external data sources preferred but not required