Director of Data & Analytics - Data Science


Cleveland, OH

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 173 days ago

  by    Joanne Ward

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Our client is looking for a senior level data scientist or senior level data analyst who has direct or remote leadership experience of a team. This role joins a global, innovative, friendly and collaborative team structure and needing experience of working alongside marketing leads to develop solutions and make data driven decisions. You must have a customer based focus.


As the Director of Data and Analytics, you will have a hands on leadership role empowering the business to make data-driven decisions, perform analysis and measure ROI with diverse data sources and developing predictive models leveraging AI and machine learning. Solid experience in system knowledge ie SQL, Excel, BI products, Tableau, SAS or similar and experience with data warehousing, relational databases, data modelling concepts, SQL and database design is needed along with interpreting and presenting reports. You will have a strategic approach and automated processes with effective communication skills. The role will in part, manage the team and provide mentorship and growth, gathering and developing requirements with marketing leads and supporting the business across all US teams in identifying opportunities for process improvements. 

Main Responsibilities include: 

  • Lead the team in developing new BI reports based on requirements from stakeholders across various business portfolios with marketing, sales, product, finance and data teams and be part of strategic planning, identify goals and KPIs
  • Mentor junior team members in advanced analytics, data manipulation techniques, database design concepts, SQL, and best practices
  • Work closely with marketing leads to understand desired outcomes, and develop solutions that provide real-time insight throughout the campaign life cycle
  • Develop predictive models leveraging AI and machine learning that help marketing make data driven decisions
  • Identify trends across our vertical markets, and leverage that data to inform the wider business
  • Provide standardized reporting and analytics across the business
  • Conduct needs assessments, conceptualize initiatives to address the needs given overall business goals, and work with management to set the priority of initiatives
  • Gather, analyze, and present solutions using industry best practices utilizing recognized analysis methodologies
  • Partner with the data operations team to identify opportunities to automate standard reports
  • Explore new and under-utilized functionality within existing BI and data analytics tools to streamline consumption and distribution of reporting and data
  • Assess the impact on the business both technically and operationally with regards to new BI systems, and recommend actions to overcome business challenges to increase efficiencies and effectiveness for the overall organization
  • Regularly work with: Excel, SQL, Tableau, SAS (or equivalent), and BI products ie. Oracle, AWS etc


To be considered for the role you must have :

  • 8+ years of experience in any related occupation as a data scientist/data analyst with leadership responsibilities
  • Ideally 4+ years of experience with SQL, SAS, Tableau, and other BI tools
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong experience with data warehousing, relational databases, and data modeling concepts
  • Experience leading a team of data analysts
  • Bachelor?s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Economics, Information Systems or a related field (foreign equivalent degrees accepted)