Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Applies descriptive analytics to analyze data and validate assumptions. Selects appropriate relevant data and extracts from various internal and external sources.
Manipulates raw data sets into information fit for analysis applying needed logic. May require additional information from subject matter expert. Presents analysis and recommendations to team members and manager.
Contributes to development of reporting to monitor business critical results. Partners with team members to monitor data to recognize patterns and analyze trends. Provides required analysis, partnering with team members as needed.
Applies established best practices to Descriptive Analytics assignments. Participates in the peer review process. Manages assigned less complex projects under general guidance of manager and/or team members.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Working understanding of the business functions of businesses supported. Demonstrated intermediate analytic and diagnostic skills.
Demonstrated intermediate interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated intermediate communication skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Intermediate project management skills Working understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies Desire to see tasks to completion.
Intermediate Computer Skills in Excel and basic skills in database programming language and/or related applications Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills Definition of Basic skill/competency level: demonstrates basic knowledge and ability; can apply the competency in common/familiar situations that present limited difficulties. Definition of Intermediate skill/competency level: demonstrates solid knowledge and ability; can apply the competency with minimal or no guidance, in the full range of typical situations. Requires guidance handling novel or more complex situations.
Positions within this family explore and profile data, draw business inferences, complete analysis and clearly articulate findings for a target audience. This position performs accountabilities under general supervision.
Position is an entry level role into the Descriptive Analytics function, in limited Descriptive Analytics experience or business experience in related field. Position accountable for performing less complex core tasks of Descriptive Analytics (the exploration and investigation of past business performance), partnering with team members on more complex tasks. This job does not lead others.
Definition of General Supervision: incumbents are told what to do, but not how to do it. Incumbents have some discretion on work accountabilities.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.
Bachelors degree or equivalent education required.
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