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2017-12-142018-01-12

Director, Applied Analytics

Universal City, CA
  • Job Code
    37785BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Applied Analytics

Jobid 23768-390384

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37785BR

**Job Title** Director, Applied Analytics

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Enterprise Business Intelligence

**Posting Category** Strategy & Business Development

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.



Enterprise Business Intelligence Overview

The Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) team is an analytics- and data-centric organization that partners with business units to champion the collaborative use of NBCU data assets and advanced analytics/insights to drive business results. Our role is to elevate NBCU through intelligent and deliberate use of data assets coupled with advanced analytics that raise our understanding of our customers and inform critical decisions that drive our business every day. We will do this by enhancing the quantity, the quality and the accuracy of information used for decision making, as well as the efficiency and agility of the underlying analytic business processes. Applied Analytics is a primary area of focus for the NBCU Enterprise Business Intelligence organization.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

Position Overview

The Director, Applied Analytics, will be responsible for delivering advanced analytics- and data-centric business support across NBCU business units located on the West Coast (Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studios Hollywood, NBC Entertainment). In this role, you will maintain a broad NBCU perspective regarding data assets and analytic activity, while aligning and executing with business units at a local level. You will provide leadership and expertise in data/analytics, with a focus on initiatives that empower business units to extract greater value from company data assets and deliver insights derived through advanced analytics. You will embrace an external, business-facing focus, anticipating trends and surfacing customer needs for which the Applied Analytics team and the broader EBI organization can apply innovative approaches to solve complex challenges.



Here what you’ll do in this role

**Advocacy for and Delivery of Advanced Analytics and Enterprise Data**



+ Advocate for greater utilization of enterprise and business unit data and advanced analytics to inform critical business decisions.

+ Bring an analytical, data-driven mindset and deliver solutions for businesses, complementing existing business teams with additional resources and perspectives.

**Project Leadership and Execution**



+ Surface the data and analytical needs of each respective business unit.

+ Partner with business unit stakeholders and solution leads in other EBI teams and IT to define business requirements and to ensure execution on data and analytic solutions, on time and above expectations.

+ Drive direct and cross-function execution on analytics projects: define problem, identify appropriate data sources and analytic techniques/methodologies, ensure accurate and high-quality output, craft the story and present results and recommendations.

**Mentorship and Leadership**



+ Member of Applied Analytics leadership team; strong partnership and collaborative working relationship with other leaders within the team and EBI organization.

+ Establish and cultivate strong, collaborative working relationships with peers and leadership within various Business Units.

+ Mentor managers and analysts on Applied Analytics team.

+ Grow technical, business, and analytic skills and understanding to keep abreast of trends and innovative approaches.

**Change Management**



+ Drive adoption and utilization of EBI-developed advanced analytics, decision sciences, and data product solutions deep into supported business units.

+ Lead training and other efforts in support of business unit adoption and usage of EBI data and analytic solutions.

+ Recognize profitability and revenue potential in business opportunities and champion innovative ways to capitalize on them.

+ Identify potential redundant efforts across business units; champion plans and recommendations for solutions that leverage the strength of holistic, shared approaches.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!



+ 8+ years of experience in analytics with increasing responsibility in Entertainment, Media, Communications, Financial Services, Travel/Leisure, or related industries.

+ Strong technical skills (e.g., SQL, SAS, R, Hive, Python), presentation & visualization skills (e.g., PowerPoint, Tableau), and advanced analytics skills are required.

+ A Bachelors’ degree is required



Fine Print for Eligibility



+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

**Desired Characteristics**

Bonus Points if this describes you



+ An advanced degree (MA, MS, MBA, PhD or equivalent) in Finance, Marketing, Business, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Methods, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or related field of study is highly preferred.

+ Web and marketing analytics skills (e.g, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, SalesForce) are preferred.

+ Consumer Marketing or Consulting experience highly preferred.

+ Acts collaboratively and decisively with a “one company” mindset at all times.

+ Demonstrates organizational savvy by successfully navigating complex, highly matrixed and decentralized organization.

+ Creative problem-solver; takes a high level of initiative, has a strong sense of personal accountability to follow-through at all times.

+ Takes ownership for team’s execution and getting things done; achieves strategic goals through operational excellence.

+ Results-driven leader with an unwavering focus on creating value and driving profitable growth.

+ Solid executive presence combined with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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