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Colgate Advanced Analytics Manager in Topeka, Kansas

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

# 86734 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

This role will lead the deployment of analytics, including syndicated and internal data, for the benefit of the US marketing and sales organization. The role will use coding, statistical and problem-solving skills to lead quantitative data analysis for syndicated data and ad hoc projects. This will mean utilizing technical skills to transform big datasets, support and curate a world-class QA process and support and conduct statistical analyses to identify business insights that will influence executive-level strategy and decision making of commercial teams.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly market share and consumption reporting, developing processes for data accuracy, compelling insightful reporting and timely distribution to commercial teams. This means directing external agencies plus internal stakeholder groups and communicating updates and changes where required. The role will manage off site & 3rd party resources to execute the monthly reporting.

  • Leading the Hill’s US analytics issue solving through developing SQL & R code to handle big data manipulation, acquisition and produce analytical results.

  • Implement learning from strategic analytic initiatives including Market Mix Modelling, price elasticity, revenue management, portfolio optimization/assortment, shopper decision hierarchies, and predictive forecasting in conjunction with department heads. Actively drive action based on the learning in partnership with the business to drive growth.

  • Identifies new areas of advanced analytics for potential business application and pilot.

  • Integrate with other areas of insights to present a holistic picture of consumer and shopper.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.

Education/ Experience Requirements

Basic qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Analytics, Economics, Business or related discipline

  • 5+ years of experience manipulating data sets and working with statistical models

  • Proven ability to run and modify code to execute existing programs. Has experience in developing code to handle data manipulation, acquisition, and produce analytical results.

  • Provides support to teams working on large, complex problems

  • Understands various database structures and common methods in data transformation

  • Conducts data validation and collaborates to resolve data-oriented problems such as missing data, duplicate or incorrect data

  • Experience with data visualization and presentation (Tableau, Qlikview, Google Data Studio, etc.)

  • Ability to lead projects and be a self starter

  • Experience in presenting and engaging commercial organization and customers

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Post graduate qualification in quantitative fields such as statistics, applied mathematics, data science, or any other related quantitative disciplines.

  • Intermediate level data analysis programming ability ( SQL, Spark, R, Python, SAS, SPSS, SQL, Spark, etc.)

Expected Areas of Skills

  • Clarify the questions coming from business owners and focus in on the right questions.

  • Ability to assimilate and present data to business partners in a commercial context

  • Able to develop strong relationships with business partner and influence decision making

  • Innovative in creating analytics aligned with evolving business needs

  • Skills to learn/use systems without significant training

  • Solid understanding of BI and data solutions, including Power Pivot, cubes, data warehouse, and data marts.

  • Intermediate level data analysis programming ability required in SQL (or similar)

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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