Project Manager, Marketing Analytics
Location: Riverwoods, Illinois
Posted: September 23, 2017
Reference ID: P116503_S1
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Project Manager, Marketing Analytics
Position has full cycle accountability for designing and executing standard and ad hoc, complex statistical and business analysis projects for the purpose of producing targeted data that meets business decision-making information needs of Deposit Product Marketing. Incumbents have primary responsibility for ascertaining requirements and establishing valid data extraction specifications. Working independently, they design project plans, extrapolating and manipulating information from internal/external data sources, and present results.
Interacts with business partners and guides efforts to scope and define project requirements and select appropriate data sources.
Designs project and develops commands to extract and manipulate information from specified internal and/or external data sources, using designated programming (SAS), query or scripting language and software tools.
Coordinates resources and interacts across functional boundaries as required to successfully complete project.
Interprets results and prepares information in standard formats for presentation.
As required on a project basis, interprets results and informs and advises business partners about results.
Guides and assists business partners or casual users in other departments with routine statistical/modeling questions and issues.
Continues to deepen and expand own understanding of the statistical and business impact of key variables on account acquisitions and account post-booking behavior.
Takes on projects to perform ad hoc research and identify trends or developments that may impact business plans or performance or which may represent opportunities.
Engages in continuous learning to maintain a high level of currency and competency in statistical and analytical principles, tools and techniques.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and complexity as assigned.
Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes #LI-LG1
Masters degree in Statistics, Quantitative Management, Econometrics, etc., or the equivalent in training and experience.
Minimum of two years post academic work experience in performing applied statistical analysis and modeling or research design using statistical software and other analytical tools in UNIX or PC environments
Highly developed competency in statistical and analytical principles, tools and techniques.
Fully functional in all Microsoft Office applications.
Advanced knowledge and ability to apply one or more query and scripting languages and software tools.Highly developed SAS programming skills in UNIX or mainframe environment.
Highly developed written and oral communications skills.
Well developed presentation skills that include the capacity to present technical material to technical and non-technical audiences effectively.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Ability to stay on task, work within tight time constraints and meet deadlines.
Ability to develop own work plans and work both independently, cross-functionally, and as part of a team.
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