Roles and responsibilitiesSpecifically, Senior Managers should Understand the client objectives, and work with the Project Lead (PL) to design the analytical solution / framework.
Be able to translate the client objectives / analytical plan into clear deliverables with associated priorities and constraintsOrganize / Prepare / Manage data and conduct quality checks to ensure that the analysis dataset is readyExplore and implement various statistical and analytical techniques (including machine learning) like linear / non-linear Regression, Decision Trees, Segmentation, time series forecasting as well as machine learning algorithms like Random Forest, SVM, ANN, etc.
Conduct sanity checks of the analysis output based on reasoning and common sense, and be able to do a rigorous self QC, as well as of the work assigned to junior analysts to ensure an error free outputInterpret the output in context of the client’s business and industry to identify trends and actionable insightsBe able to succinctly visualize the findings through a PPT, a BI dashboard (Tableau, Qlikview, etc.
make independent key decisions related to client managementBe a part of deliverable discussions with clients over telephonic calls, and guide the project team on the next steps and way forward Most Important Requirements : Superior problem solving abilities and strong analytical thinkingDesire to work in a fast paced, challenging environment where you need to push yourself all the timeExcellent communication skills, both written and verbalSolution orientation and self-drive Ideal Candidate 8-10 years of relevant advanced analytics experience in Marketing, CRM, Pricing in either Retail, or CPG industries.
multiple data platforms (SQL Server, Teradata, Hadoop, Spark); on premise or on the cloudKnowledge of advanced statistical techniques like Decision trees, different types of regressions, clustering, Forecasting (ARIMA / X), ML, etc.
Other Skills Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)Ability to create client ready deliverables in Excel and PowerPointOptimization techniques (linear, non-linear), and knowledge of supply chainVBA, Excel Macro programming, Tableau, Qlikview Education Engineers from top tier institutes (IITs, DCE / NSIT, NITs) or Post Graduates in Maths / Statistics / OR from top Tier Colleges / UniversitiesMBA from top tier B-schools