NFI Industries Voorhees , NJ 08043
The Director of Data & Analytics is responsible for the strategic vision and implementation strategy to support NFI's Business Intelligence, Data Quality and Predictive Analytics needs. This newly created position will bring together several functions scattered within the larger IT department and be tasked with building the strategy for the team, hiring strong talent and delivering within this critical area.
The Director must be an effective business partner, with the ability to drive change within the organization towards a culture of data maturity. It is essential that the candidate in this role implement best practices for master data management and data quality. The Director should have wide-ranging knowledge of best in class technology.
The Director is expected to have a track record of building highly engaged teams, creating a culture of data quality and intelligence, while being a strong business/client-facing leader. The Director should possess a thorough understanding of technology, process, data governance and enterprise platforms, while exhibiting solid business acumen and senior leadership-level communication skills.
This is a senior level role reporting to the VP, IT Solutions and must possess the leadership skills needed to lead this function. The Director is expected to be an expert in their respective function and will offer consultation to the executive leadership team
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Data & Analytics Related Functions
Lead organization-wide Data Quality, Data Governance, Operational Reporting (BI) & Predictive Analytics
Implement best practices to build a data-driven culture
Deliver Innovative Solutions
Implement Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Visualizations which align with the business needs for today and the future
Establish a strategy of Data-as-a-Service, Analytics-as-a-Service and Predictive Analytics platform for the organization
Business Stakeholder & Relationship Management
Partner with business leaders to build awareness and maximize value/impact of the function
Build trust and strong working relationships with Technology and Business stakeholders
Strong leadership ability, demonstrates accountability and integrity
Highly motivated self-starter, driven for results, effective at prioritizing and managing complex tasks
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and develop creative solutions, and to understand and discuss complex technical concepts
Ability to query databases to analyze data sets, and how to translate data into meaningful business analytics
Effective communication, presentation and technical writing skills
Ability to establish successful partnerships across business and technology
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple stakeholders
Entrepreneurial attitude with ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
Minimum 10+ years of experience in business analysis, project / program delivery, solu