Volvo Group Global Analytics Manager in Brussel, Belgium

Volvo Construction Equipment

Organization : Process & IT

Location : Belgium or Sweden

Function / Department : Global Analytics Management

Position Title : Global Analytics Management

Position Holder :

Reports To :

  • First line manager: Director Global Data Intelligence

  • Functional manager: N/A

Positions directly supervised/managed :

  • None

Job Summary :

The Global Analytics Manager is the point of contact for cross-functional business users, driving end-to-end analytics initiatives, using existing and new analytics applications, maximizing the value of our data assets in support of the business.

Job Content :

  1. Roles :
  • Business Insights Management

  • Applied Analytics

  • Data Management

  1. Main Tasks/ Responsibilities / Authorities :

Business Insights Management:

  • Be the central point of contact for business users (in global functions and out in the regions) in need of new or improved analytics solutions or new sources of information

  • Drive end-to-end analytics initiatives, together with business and IT, that maximize the value of our data assess in support of the business

  • Proactively make suggestions to business users on new or improved processes, reporting and data, based on analytics findings and conclusions

  • Teach business key users to make optimal use of the different analytical tools included in the portfolio

Applied Analytics

  • Explore and roll out new analytics techniques and tools that increase business value and speed of delivery (visualization, predictive modeling)

  • Make optimal use of Volvo CE analytics tools to maximize business value (BO Webi, QlikView, Lumira, and others)

Data Management

  • Build and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the data elements available in the existing analytics landscape

  • Work with internal (and external) customers to build and document an understanding of the expressed business requirements at a sufficient level of detail

  • Collaborate with relevant functions and (IT) suppliers in defining the optimum solution to meet the business needs (data warehouse or other backend solution, front-end solution, self-service or not, real-time or not, etc.).

  • Oversee the implementation (i.e., testing, issues resolution) of new solutions and analyse testing results to ensure the solution meets the needs of the business.

  • In collaboration with the Information Quality and Master Data functions, proactively guard that data made available in the analytics environment is accurate, congruent and reliable. This includes keeping meta-data for area KPIs and other important data elements accurate and complete.

  1. Key Skills :

Overall skills:

  • Thoroughness with helicopter view : ability to first dive deep into the detail to gain full understanding, but also return to the higher level and document and communicate complex findings in a clear way

  • Business need understanding : Ability to understand a customer's business needs and translate these needs into specific requirements for optimal analytics solutions

  • Data eagerness: understands how data is turned into information and knowledge and how that knowledge supports and enables key business processes.

  • Communication for Results : Easily expresses technical and business concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions, and conclusions orally and in writing.

  • Initiative : Voluntarily takes the first steps to identify and address existing and potential obstacles, issues, and opportunities.

  • Service spirit : Through a positive, open-minded attitude and communication style, be easily approachable for business users and inspire trust and optimal collaboration

Technical skills:

  • Hands-on experience (or strong interest and learning ability) with a broad range of analytics tools: ad-hoc reporting, visualization, data mining

  • Knowledge of information management and data warehousing.

  • Knowledge of one or more Volvo (CE) reporting environments is an asset. Knowledge as a business user is a plus.

  • Strong general PC skills (Microsoft Office suite, Excel and PowerPoint in particular). Intuitive learner easily adding new PC skills as required.

Forums:

  • External : TBC

  • Internal : TBC

Required knowledge & experience:

1. Education/Professional Qualifications required for the position :

  • Bachelor degree or Master degree in information quality/management or in any highly analytical area, or equivalent through experience

  • Experience of working within Business Intelligence/Analytics processes

  • Business experience is a clear advantage but not a must

  • Previous experience with Process Improvement is an asset

2. Additional Important Requirements :

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Be a real team player that can also work autonomously

  • Experience (or at least willingness) to work in geographically diverse cross-functional teams

Geographical context in which knowledge is applied : Global

Amendments to the

Job Description:

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This is a description of the job as it is at present constituted. It is the company's practice to periodically examine employee's job descriptions and to update them to ensure that they relate to the job as it is performed, or to incorporate whatever changes are being proposed. The line manager in consultation with the post holder concerned jointly conducts this procedure. It is the company's aim to reach agreement to reasonable changes, but if agreement is not possible management reserves the right to insist on changes to the job descriptions after prior consultations.

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

82383BR

Entity

Volvo Construction Equipment

State/Province

Brussel & Vlaams-Brabant

City/Town

Brussel

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Information Technology

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran