• Business Analytics - Data Analyst

    Job Locations IE-Cork-Cork
    Job ID
    2018-2032
    Category
    Information Technology
    Job Start Date
    13/06/2016
    Languages Required
    None
  • Overview

    GlobeTech is an IT service business delivering first class market focused teams to companies expanding their existing operations or entering new markets.  We recruit across 40 languages worldwide with offices in Cork, London, Paris, Austin and Cupertino and over 480 staff members worldwide. GlobeTech manages the complete project from defining the requirements, sourcing the resources and building the team either as an onsite or outsourced operation with excellence built into all aspects of what we do.

     

    The business analytics team is responsible for business performance reporting and advanced data analytics across Operations Europe. The analyst will have a very strong business acumen balanced with data analytics capability. You will work collaboratively with all of the operations functional business teams to build powerful and insightful data analytics solutions. These solutions play a highly valuable role in the supply chain end to end from manufacturing through to delivery of our products into the hands of customers. The role will be highly visible within the EMEIA region and globally requiring the candidate to interact with executives. Finally, this person will play a critical role in defining operations longer term strategy in data science and advanced analytics.

    Responsibilities

    • Implement the business strategy and vision around reporting and data capabilities required to support business management and executive decision making
    • Partner with worldwide Decision Support, BPR (Business Process Reengineering), RAD (Rapid Application Development) & IS&T (Information Systems & Technology) teams to design, develop and drive implementation of the business vision and systems/tools required to support reporting, data analytics and information delivery
    • Work as part of a team of data analysts and developers focused on providing the information needed to manage business
    • Management and delivery of information supporting regular business activities
    • Liaise with other organizations on data governance, reporting standards, data quality, reporting tools, hierarchy management and KPI’
    • Propose and implement new & innovative ways to enable the business to answer questions quickly.
    • Develop early alert mechanisms through analytical insights in our Ops data set and determine assignable actions to keep the supply chain moving efficiently.
    • Where possible leverage the appropriate statistical analytics techniques to find opportunities to optimise the supply chain process’s.
    • Champion the functions decision automation strategy by identifying opportunities for application of machine learning and robotic process automation techniques.

    Qualifications

    • Innovative and strategic approach to reporting and business analytics.
    • Familiarity with multiple platforms, tools, methodologies in the data management, reporting and advanced analytics space including Tableau, Business Objects, Python, R.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - able to present complex analytics to an executive audience
    • Ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritise work based on business benefit.
    • Experience driving reporting improvements and technology implementations in support of business analytics
    • Some familiarity of supply chain and supply, demand forecasting an advantage.
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and handle the pressure of last minute requests
    • Ability to comprehensively understand data elements, sources and relationships
    • Ability to operate comfortably and effectively in a fast paced, highly-matrixed, rapidly changing environment
    • Demonstrated teamwork as well as leadership and influencing skills
    • Extensive knowledge of reporting tools such as Business Objects, Tableau. 
    • Knowledge of analytical tools including R, Jupyter & Python would be an advantage.
    • Hands on experience of programming languages such as Javascript, PHP or Python.
    • Knowledge of relational database technologies such as Teradata, MySQL as well as other multidimensional analytical processing tools, OLAP 
    • Strong SQL execution and optimisation skills.
    • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

    Key Requirements
    • BS or equivalent in Computer Science or Business Information Systems
    • MSc in Computer Science of Advanced Analytics a distinct benefit.
    • 5+ Years experience in a similar field. 
     

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly technical firm with a vibrant company culture where you will receive incredible exposure to the latest technologies. GlobeTech is an equal opportunity employer.

     

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