Pearson Senior Business Analyst Analyst in Hoboken, New Jersey
Senior Business Analyst Analyst
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to ourtalented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to lifeto turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the waypeople learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an educationcommunity across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators whomotivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supportsand inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology —and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning thatbecome the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large andsmall.
About the role
This role represents a unique opportunity to join the team at a pivotaltime with global responsibility for data & analytics. This role reports tothe Global Director of Management Information and will work extensively withthe Procurement team, Technology and Pearson Businesses.
Manage reporting atvarious levels of granularity to enable performance tracking and identificationof cost improvement opportunities. Reporting areas include Global Procurementand operational Key Performance Indicators
Work with the MIDirector, and other key members of Procurement to define & establish themanagement information reporting across the including:
§Cadence of reporting;
§Design of dashboardsand ad hoc reports; and,
§Quality standardsagainst which the reports will be measured.
- Liaising with stakeholders / customers of the management information togather information and commentary, and to publish reports on time and toquality standards.
§Manage reporting plansand coordinate dependencies and interfaces with other functions.
§Ensure timeliness ofreport generation & accuracy of reporting
Analytics Support toProgrammes & Projects and conduct ad hoc dataanalysis/manipulation/reporting as required
Timely delivery of MIreports and analytics
Data and analyticssupport to Global Procurement projects, as defined through clear projectmandates on a project-by-project basis.
Essential qualifications and skills
Demonstrablestatistical and mathematical experience, including the ability to carry outstatistical analysis
Extensive analyticalexperience, including the design and delivery of dashboards and ad hoc project/ strategic analytical support
Clear ability tounderstand the business landscape.
Inquisitive andquestioning, with a keen desire to find other & better ways of analysingbusiness problems.
Collaborative,commercial, influencing, ability to work within a matrix.
Desirable qualifications and skills
Degree leveleducation in a numerical subject (or equivalent).
Specific toolexperience, with MS Excel, Tableau, OBIEE or other appropriate analytical tools
Experience ofbuilding SQL reports and queries
Coding experience,capable of building online analytical tools a plus
Knowledge of businessstatistics & business accounting
Understanding ofProcurement management and familiarity of reporting of processes and activities(e.g. RFI, RFP, Strategy, Sourcing, Contracting) desirable
Global Procurement'sability to gain visibility & insight into all Spend Categories and MarketIntelligence will improve its performance across the $bns of expenditure.
Finally, Pearson looks for all its’ team members to exhibit core valuesof Courage, Imagination, Accountability and Decency; the global procurementteam and this role have a wealth of opportunities to demonstrate these.
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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken
Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030
Job: General Business Operations
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Sep 11, 2017
Req ID: 1714948