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Senior Analytics Manager

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
* Division: *Cox Automotive
* Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
* Travel: *No
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Requisition Number: *202104583
* Kelley Blue Book, *a *Cox Automotive* brand, is currently looking for a *Sr. Analytics Manager *to join our Retail Solutions Group in Irvine, CA.

The selected Sr. Analytics Manager will be responsible for driving business results and empowering informed, data-driven product decisions by providing the product organization that supports the Cox Automotive Retail Solutions Group with timely insights and thought partnership.
As an Analytics Lead for company/initiatives/projects that require extensive discovery effort, the Sr. Analytics Manager will serve as a Subject Matter Expert for questions related to web analytics and site audience trends. It will also manage projects and the progress of supporting team members from conception through execution, conduct presentations, and makes recommendations to various levels of leadership. You will also be responsible for ensuring analytics best practices and continuous improvement of analytics methodologies/ technologies to lower level of efforts for common tasks and to improve overall team efficiency and effectiveness.
Expected to perform these duties with little daily oversight
* Key Roles & Responsibilities*:
* Champion a healthy team culure with the ability to coach team mebers and support the selection, training, development appraisal and work assignemnt of team members.
* Serve as Analytics Lead for company initiatives/projects to establish business objectives, questions, and requirements with stakeholders in order to provide tactical consultation as an analytics subject matter expert for driving the best business outcomes. You will partner with cross-functional teams within the organization to support insight driven business decisions aimed at growth / business optimization with minimal managers support.
* REVIEW RESULTS WITH VARIOUS SIZES AND LEVELS OF INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDIENCES BY PRESENTING COHESIVE INSIGHTS STORIES WITH MINIMAL MANAGERS SUPPORT
* MONITOR THE HEALTH OF THE COX AUTOMOTIVE RETAIL SOLUTIONS GROUPS PRODUCTS AND ITS BUSINESSES, ANTICIPATE BUSINESS NEEDS AND PROACTIVELY WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR ADVANCED RECURRING AND AD-HOC ANALYTICS SUPPORT, INCLUDING REPORTING, ANALYSES, ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO DRIVE GROWTH. SET PROPER DELIVERY EXPECTATIONS ACCORDING TO BUSINESS PRIORITIES WITH LIMITED MANAGERS OVERSIGHT.
* APPLY ADVANCED ANALYTICS METHODOLOGIES TO OUR ONLINE PROPERTIES VISITOR BEHAVIORAL AND BUSINESS DATA, AND PROVIDE INSIGHTS NOT ONLY BASED ON HISTORICAL TRENDS, BUT ALSO FUTURE FORECAST TO INFORM OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES. LEVERAGE SUPPORT FROM ANALYTICS SPECIALISTS BY COACHING THEM ON PROPER ANALYTICS STANDARDS AND VALIDATING THEIR WORK.
* WORK CLOSELY WITH THE TESTING ANALYTICS MANAGER AND CONSULT STAKEHOLDERS ON FORMULATING TEST STRATEGIES, INDIVIDUAL TEST DESIGNS, MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF A/B AND MULTIVARIATE TESTING BY APPLYING PROPER TESTING PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS.
* SUPPORT THE MAINTENANCE OF ANALYTICS IMPLEMENTATION, MAINTENANCE, ACCURACY AND IMPROVEMENT OF DIGITAL ANALYTICS DATA CAPTURE, SYSTEMS AND TOOLS. VALIDATE THE DATA IN OUR REPORTING AND ANALYZING SYSTEMS TO ENSURE CROSS-SYSTEM DATA ARE ACCURATE AND ALIGN TO HOW THE BUSINESS DEFINES THEM
* ESTABLISH ANALYTICS STANDARDS BY IMPLEMENTING LEADING INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE AND BEST PRACTICES, INCLUDING DATA MINING, ANALYSES, REPORTING, VISUALIZATION, DATA STORIES, ANALYTICS THOUGHT PARTNERSHIP.
* WORK CROSS-FUNCTIONALLY TO IDENTIFY CURRENT ORGANIZATION GAPS AND EMERGING TRENDS IN PLATFORM AND METHODOLOGIES THROUGH VENDOR REVIEWS, AS WELL AS TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON NEW SOLUTIONS TO CONTINUALLY IMPROVE ANALYTICS CAPABILITIES AND EFFICIENCIES. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH VENDORS TO DRIVE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND TO RESOLVE ISSUES.
* WORK WITH MANAGER AND DIRECT LINE OF LEADERSHIP TO DEFINE PRIORITIES THAT ALIGN WITH EVOLVING BUSINESS PRIORITIES, ABILITY TO SET PROPER EXPECTATIONS AND MANAGE PROJECT/TASK PROGRESS WITH TEAM MEMBERS AND STAKEHOLDERS
* REVIEW RESULTS WITH VARIOUS SIZES AND LEVELS OF INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDIENCES BY PRESENTING COHESIVE INSIGHTS STORIES WITH MINIMAL MANAGERS SUPPORT
* APPLY ADVANCED ANALYTICS METHODOLOGIES TO OUR ONLINE PROPERTIES VISITOR BEHAVIORAL AND BUSINESS DATA, AND PROVIDE INSIGHTS NOT ONLY BASED ON HISTORICAL TRENDS, BUT ALSO FUTURE FORECAST TO INFORM OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES. LEVERAGE SUPPORT FROM ANALYTICS SPECIALISTS BY COACHING THEM ON PROPER ANALYTICS STANDARDS AND VALIDATING THEIR WORK.
* DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN STATISTICAL MODELS/TEMPLATES TO PROPERLY AGGREGATE DATA AND TO PERFORM STATISTICAL TESTING FOR TEST ANALYSES
* WORK CROSS-FUNCTIONALLY TO IDENTIFY CURRENT ORGANIZATION GAPS AND EMERGING TRENDS IN PLATFORM AND METHODOLOGIES THROUGH VENDOR REVIEWS, AS WELL AS TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON NEW SOLUTIONS TO CONTINUALLY IMPROVE TESTING CAPABILITIES AND EFFICIENCIES. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK DIRECTLY VENDORS TO DRIVE TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND TO RESOLVE ISSUES.
* PERFORM OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
* MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL BY LAND AND/OR AIR FOR SAME-DAY OR OVERNIGHT BUSINESS TRIPS (UP TO 10%)
Qualifications:
* Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
* 5+ YEARS IN AN ANALYTICAL/STATISTICS FOCUSED POSITION, PREFERABLY IN A WEB SITE ANALYSIS-ORIENTED ROLE.
* BACHELORS DEGREE (B. A.) FROM FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY PREFERABLY BUSINESS OR ANALYTICAL FIELDS SUCH AS MARKETING, BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, FINANCE, STATISTICS, MATHEMATICS, PSYCHOLOGY, OR SOCIAL SCIENCE, 7+ YEARS EXPERIENCE IN RELATED FIELD OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. MASTERS DEGREE PREFERRED
* EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH WEB / DIGITAL ANALYSIS AND RELATED SOFTWARE PREFERRED (E.G., ADOBE ANALYTICS / OMNITURE, GOOGLE ANALYTICS, WEBTRENDS, ETC.).
* EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS (E.G. MICROSTRATEGY, PLATFORA, TABLEAU OR DATAMEER.)
* INTERMEDIATE KNOWLEDGE OF SQL-BASED RELATIONAL DATABASES (E.G. ATHENA, NETEZZA, REDSHIFT, ETC.) AND SQL; ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE IS PREFERRED.
* ADVANCED EXCEL SKILLS REQUIRED, INCLUDING FORMULA, STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS, GRAPHS, VISUALIZATION, AND MACROS DEVELOPMENT, AND PLUG-INS FOR OTHER BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PLATFORMS
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF OTHER ADOBE MARKETING CLOUD PRODUCTS SUCH AS TARGET, DTM, AAM, ETC., DESIRED
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF AD SERVING PLATFORMS (E.G. GAM, ADX), EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THIS TECHNOLOGIES IS DESIRED.
* FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE OF ADVANCED STATISTICS; INTERMEDIATE KNOWLEDGE OF STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES SUCH AS FACTOR ANALYSIS, SINGLE AND MULTIPLE REGRESSION IS PREFERRED
* STRONG ANALYTICAL AND REPORTING SKILLS, APPLYING THE UNDERSTANDING OF CAUSE AND EFFECT AND ADVANCED MATHEMATICAL/STATISTICAL METHODS TO ENHANCE FINDINGS
* EFFICIENT AT SYNTHESIZING LARGE VOLUMES OF DATA AND COMPLEX QUESTIONS INTO CLEAR ANALYSES AND ACTIONABLE FINDINGS. ABLE TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE TO HELP TEAM GAIN EFFICIENCY
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN; ADVANCE IS PREFERRED
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF AUDIENCE SEGMENTATION, AUDIENCE EXPANSION, SEGMENTATION TARGETING, MEASUREMENT, AND CONTENT MONETIZATION
* WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF DIGITAL ADVERTISING
* ABILITY TO READ, ANALYZE, AND INTERPRET GENERAL BUSINESS PERIODICALS, PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS, TECHNICAL PROCEDURES, OR GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS. ABILITY TO WRITE REPORTS, BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE, AND PROCEDURE MANUALS. ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY PRESENT INFORMATION AND RESPOND TO QUESTIONS FROM GROUPS OF MANAGERS, CLIENTS, CUSTOMERS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
* ABILITY TO INTERPRET A VARIETY OF INSTRUCTIONS FURNISHED IN WRITTEN, ORAL, DIAGRAM, OR SCHEDULE FORM.
* ABILITY TO CONSULT AND INFLUENCE AS A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT FOR THE BEST OUTCOMES TO DRIVE BROAD BUSINESS SUCCESSES
* ABILITY TO ANTICIPATE STAKEHOLDERS NEEDS AND RECOGNIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE PROACTIVE INSIGHTS TO BUILD TIGHT THOUGHT PARTNERSHIP
* ABILITY TO TRANSLATE COMPLEX QUESTIONS INTO CLEAR AND ACTIONABLE ANALYSIS PLANS AS WELL AS COACH OTHER TEAM MEMBERS TO DEVELOP THIS SKILL
* PROVEN PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY WITH CREATIVE SOLUTIONS; KNOWS HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS AND PROVE/DISPROVE HYPOTHESES WITH DATA INSIGHTS; NOT AFRAID TO CHALLENGE ASSUMPTIONS AND INTUITIONS
* EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS, INCLUDING THE ABILITY TO CLEARLY AND EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE AND PRESENT ANALYSIS FINDINGS TO STAKEHOLDERS AT ALL LEVELS. MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH TRANSLATING PIECES OF ANALYSIS RESULTS AND INSIGHTS INTO A COHESIVE INSIGHT STORY, AS WELL AS ARTICULATING ANALYTICAL CONCEPTS IN A CONCISE MANNER
* DEMONSTRATED EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIP BUILDING SKILLS
* STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS AND THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY PRIORITIZE IN A DEADLINE-DRIVEN ATMOSPHERE WITH EVOLVING PRIORITIES. FLEXIBLE WORKING STYLE; ABILITY TO SWITCH GEARS AT LIGHT SPEED AND THRIVE IN AN AGILE ENVIRONMENT
* A PROACTIVE AND SELF-MOTIVATED APPROACH WHICH INCLUDES AN APPETITE TO IMPROVE RESULTS AND ENDLESS INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY, DESIRE TO CONTINUOUSLY LEARN ABOUT THE FAST-CHANGING MEDIA LANDSCAPE

Who We Are
* About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

* About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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