Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Malvern, PA 2016-11-09 - –

To enable low to medium complex business partners to make fully informed decisions around business, process, client, and crew performance using more timely, meaningful, and accurate data analytics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partners with Category Managers and teams in ad-hoc data analysis in support of category strategy development and savings generation (e.g. should cost analysis) by recommending strategic decisions around existing suppliers and spend.
  • Creates deliverables and actionable recommendations based on analytical findings. Is able to present insights in a compelling manner. Informs business decisions based on analytical findings. Guides business partners on the interpretation and use of analytic results.
  • Uses spend analysis tool (an IT capability used to understand trends in spend by category, supplier, and division) to develop creative and technically sound data reports on a periodic or ad hoc basis.
  • Develops strong working knowledge of data sources and data mining tools.
  • Meets with internal clients and interprets requests for information to determine appropriate sources of information and data mining techniques to be employed.
  • Provides tool and data support to business users and fellow team members.
  • Documents project deliverables, including but not limited to program descriptions, run instructions and run frequency, paying attention to team guidelines.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in Computer Science or MIS or equivalent work experience in Data or Business Analysis
  • Minimum of three years' experience in data mining, data analysis, data management, and data stewardship
  • Experience with data modeling concepts, database design for relational and multi-relational databases
  • Solid knowledge of current versions of the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and Access), including VBA
  • Strong, demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail, while managing multiple tasks

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