Director of Predictive Modeling and Forecasting

Location
Manchester, NH
Posted
Mar 14, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director of Predictive Modeling and Forecasting (Manchester, NH)

Active role in developing predictive models, forecasting key business metrics and building strategies for driving business decisions and performance. Working closely with key business stakeholders to understand their needs and proactively come up with solution to mitigate any business loss due to market fluctuation. Provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior leadership, acting as the analytical engine to provide insights and support optimal business decision making. Understand market and business drivers and collaborate with business leaders and management to improve competitive positioning, track and trend key performance indicator metrics, and improve financial performance.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop data-driven forecasting models utilizing re-usable processes and methodologies for delivery results in a structured fashion.
  • Inform business leadership on expected change in market demand and subsequent impact on their business unit by analyzing current and past actuals with plans and forecasts, identifying demand trends and 'win' opportunities.
  • Leverage advanced analytics to build accurate projections and develop robust strategies out of these analysis to drive impact in to business performance.
  • Assist in scenario analysis, developing “what-if” tools based on historical or extrapolated data to reduce business time to strategic decision.
  • Design rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to business partners and leadership.
  • Leverage story-telling skills to deliver insights that are clear, concise and actionable.
  • Coordinate with key business stakeholders - finance team, call reps. team leads, marketing managers to deliver these information and track the progress of deliverables, revenue attribution, etc. as necessary.
  • Enable collaboration efforts between analytics team and business units cross-functionally to drive common goal achievement and meet organizational objectives.

Supervises one (1) Business Analyst, Forecasting.

Requirements:

Master's degree in Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Data Analytics or related field and five (5) years of experience in a quantitative, data-driven business environment working with data directly. Total experience must include minimum of:

  • Two (2) years of experience with programming languages, including R, Phython, or SAS; and
  • One (1) year of experience building predictive models and forecasts.

Employer also accepts Bachelor's degree in the same fields and seven (7) years of experience in a quantitative, data-driven business environment working with data directly. Total experience must include minimum of:

  • Two (2) years of experience with programming languages, including R, Phython, or SAS; and
  • One (1) year of experience building predictive models and forecasts.

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