Analytics Project Manager job in Solihull at Adzuna

Analytics Project Manager

Company: Adzuna

Location: Warwickshire UK

Date Posted:Apr 15, 2017

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey. LOCATION: Coventry, West MidlandsWHAT TO EXPECTIn order to meet Jaguar Land Rover’s ambitious global growth plans, tackle the ever-increasing challenges being faced by our business, and elevate our transformation to the levels required to deliver a sustainable industry-leading organisation, Jaguar Land Rover is embarking on a journey to accelerate the size, breadth, and capability of its central Transformation team.The Analytics Centre of Excellence (CoE) is a newly formed team with a vision to create competitive advantage for Jaguar Land Rover through being the world leader in automotive analytics. The Corporate Analytics team is responsible for developing and delivering our analytics strategy, coordinating analytics programmes across the organisation, and solving our most complex analytics problems. To do this, we are assembling an expert multi-disciplinary team of analytics professionals from a wide range of backgrounds.Examples of potential projects include providing new insight to improve sales and change business behaviours, and also reinventing business processes through automation of data processes.The Analytics Project Manager will be tasked with realising financial and strategic value to Jaguar Land Rover through leading data analytics programmes and projects across the business. This will involve not only applying data analytics to solve real business issues but also embedding tools and processes that will reduce costs, increase revenues, or improve efficiency.As the Manager of a group of analysts, you’ll be expected to have strong technical skills to oversee the team as they execute solutions in an Agile environment. Data analytics projects will be varied in nature and as such will require using a wide spectrum of analytical skills, from data manipulation through to data visualisation.You’ll primarily be responsible for scoping analytics projects and managing them to deliver value to the business. Your role will be a key link between the technical experts in the Analytics CoE, business stakeholders, and the project management oversight committee, responsible for the delivery of the portfolio of projects.In respect of project scoping, you’ll work with the wider Transformation team and business stakeholders to understand the root cause of business problems and, working with the experts in the CoE, to understand the team’s skills and how they can best be deployed to solve these issues. Critically, you’ll require experience of working with modern analytical tools and with data, breaking projects down into chunks and producing feasible project plans.As for project management, you’ll have experience utilising Agile project management techniques and be comfortable working in a rapidly evolving environment. With a combination of analytics and project management skills, you’ll focus on improving team productivity, managing the pipeline of work, and recording as well as reporting project progress. Experience performing a scrum master role will be most desirable.WHAT YOU’LL NEEDAs the Analytics Project Manager, you’ll have previous Agile project management experience as well as a history of managing complex projects and delivering business value through technology or analytics projects.Most likely you’ll have worked with modern analytics tools (Tableau, RapidMiner, Alteryx, SAS, etc.) or coding, and you’ll combine exceptional communication skills with the ability to directly manage stakeholder priorities.Finally, you’ll be responsive, team-orientated, and comfortable working in a dynamic organisation with minimal structure and process. You’ll ideally be qualified in Agile management or possess equivalent experience drawing on which you’ll help us remain at the top of our game.BENEFITSBring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover, and a performance-related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.Job Segment: Analytics, Project Manager, Developer, Manager, Management, Technology, Automotive View full job description
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