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Manager of Business Analytics

Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Buffalo, NY
Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics

Position Summary
The Manager of Business Analytics manages a team of data analysts that use data and statistical methods to provide insight into business performance and suggest area and methods of improving operations across all departments and brands. As the lead manager of the team the role provides coaching and mentoring of direct reports to successfully engage the various operational areas of the brands and maintain a contributing liaison role with each of the key operational areas. The individual will implement and oversee the analytical approaches and methodologies while presenting insight and recommendations to management for decision making and strategic planning. The manager will work with the Data Strategy team to control and develop internal/external information sources for business analysis, data warehousing and other strategic analytical functions.  

Job Responsibilities
  • Understand business needs and objectives to develop strategies for effective data analysis and reporting, define company-wide metrics and relevant data sources, select, configure and implement analytics solutions; 
  • Liaise with business segment management by monitoring activity and financial implication to successfully engage the various functional areas of the brands for:
    • Maximizing revenue opportunities;
    • Analyzing variances;
    • Streamline operation efficiencies;
    • Initiating corrective actions;
  • Proactively seek out and prioritize business process improvement opportunities;
  • Lead and develop a team of data analysts while overseeing all analytics operations to correct discrepancies and ensure quality;
  • Extract reports from multiple sources (e.g. operations, IT, customer feedback);
  • Build systems to transform raw data into actionable business insights while applying industry knowledge to interpret data and improve performance and keeping abreast of industry news and trends.

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related concentration;
  • 5+ years of experience working with analytics, data modelling, etc.;
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques;
  • Adept at query writing, report and data presentation;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, standard office software packages;
  • Effective interpersonal, written & oral communication skills;
  • Flexibility in working extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as required.

Pegula Sports & Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics? Yes or No

  3. Do you have at least 5 years experience working with analytics or data modelling? Yes or No

  4. Are you adept at query writing and report and data presentation? Yes or No

  5. What are your salary requirements?

  6. Do you have experience with data models, database design developement data mining and segmentation techniques? Yes or No

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