Insight & Analytics Director

Waggener Edstrom Worldwide   •  

Bellevue, WA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 79 days ago

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The I&A Director will be responsible for co-owning communication and implementation of the organization’s business strategy with an assigned team and participates in and communicates the execution of the business plan. This role owns a major client and account team strategy along with relationships and satisfaction for the client’s analytics programs.


Job Functions:

  • Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area (I&A) within the company to include planning, staffing, budget and expenses management; Leads I&A client specific business analyst team of 15+ in addition to include 4 client Business Leads.
  • Owns training identification and strategy for the I&A team (hard and soft skills). Partners with Data Lead, Central Lead, and Research Lead on execution.
  • Develops and maintains the team culture in a way that stays true to agency core values.
  • Owns financial management of the assigned client business in partnership with CAO/SVP and Finance team.
  • Leads specific client organic business development.
  • Collaborates with Data Lead, Central Program Lead, and Research Lead to develop and deliver analytics/research offerings based on client needs and expectations.
  • Participates in and helps inform solutions development and organizational evolution.
  • Participates in and helps inform execution of I&A business plan; Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers to include negotiation or influencing decisions regarding matters of significance.
  • Owns the specific Client & Account Team strategy, relationships and satisfaction including serving as the senior consultant for client specific analytics programs
  • Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional, division, or company operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or similar applicable field is required; Master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • 7-10 years of Data Analytics team management experience required.
  • Extensive experience in all I&A disciplines, client management and engagement experience is preferred
  • Proven success in managing large teams or multiple accounts preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to inspire their team through career and personal development.
  • Solid organizational and project management skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines in order to manage creative capacity.
  • Possess exceptional communications skills.
  • Client and business environment: Customer service orientation is a must. Job pressure may exist from requirement of handling multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week on occasion
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.