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Senior Manager, Business Analysis

Discovery Education,Inc.
Charlotte, NC 28209
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Who We Are:

What makes Discovery Education a GREAT fit for you? We are the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, and we partner with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to provide teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. When you join the Discovery Education team, you become part of a fast-growing global organization that is empowering educators with the digital tools and professional learning they need to connect students to the real-world.

For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the educational technology space, Discovery Education offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the support of an established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming. Team members enjoy a high-energy, purpose-driven work environment as well as tremendous opportunities to grow, learn and make a difference. We are an organization focused on diversity and inclusivity that provides opportunities to engage with people from variety of backgrounds. If you like working with a curious, collaborative, high-performing team, Discovery Education is the place for you.

Living Our Values:

Discovery Education is a company that lives and breathes its Values. By doing so, we position our organization to continue leading the education technology world.

Our Values:

INNOVATION: We drive a culture of innovation within our organization and with our partners to prepare leaders of tomorrow.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: We commit to continuous improvement by anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of our partners and the educational landscape.

EMPOWERMENT: We empower all learners by providing highly engaging, relevant experiences our partners trust.

INTEGRITY: We hold ourselves to the highest-standards and conduct ourselves with integrity in all that we do.

COMMUNITY: We connect and support our global community of learners.

INCLUSIVITY: We strive to build a company with people from diverse backgrounds, so we can better enable all learners to reach their highest potential regardless of race, gender, socio-economic standing, sexual orientation, language, ability, location, or technology.

Job Summary:

As part of the Business Analytics Team, you will enable our Senior and Executive Management to make decision with connected data solutions and establish metrics that drive business outcomes. The Sr. Manager, Business Analysis will translate business needs into scalable solutions to drive business results. You will deeply understand the business priorities, how the business operates and the end users to ensure that the solutions provided are adopted and capture value in line with the business case. You will work with cross functional partners and other members of the Business Analytics Team using your advanced analytical skills & business knowledge to answer relevant strategic questions and provide the answer at scale.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Driving, defining, and implementation of data modeling and analytics, ultimately to improve revenue growth and retention, optimize operational efficiencies, and achieve DE North Star
  • Build compelling stories based on context to integrate multiple pieces of information into cohesive insights. Presents to and influences diverse audiences using the appropriate frameworks and conveys clear messages through deep business and stakeholder understanding.
  • Lead and manage efforts on data quality and data cleanliness
  • Develop and maintain sustainable tactical operational tools; understanding requirements to design appropriate data representation for complex data sets
  • Liaison between Product and Sales Analytics
  • Educates others on data governance using established principles and theories in tools (Salesforce, Looker, Gainsight, etc) with Sales Tools & Automation Team
  • Supports and influences business stakeholder decision making to drive action to achieve North Stars.
  • Provide high level of customer service to executive leadership and key stakeholders by providing metric data related to business objectives while continually improving reporting models to achieve strategic decisions

Who You Are:

We are looking for individuals with proven project management skills, very strong written and verbal skills, demonstrated ability to be highly organized and schedule driven, and ready to work in a professional and timely business model with a keen sense of urgency to be successful.

  • Professional Experience: At least 3-5 years in a related role in which business intelligence and data analytics skills were the central component of the work. Understanding the education marketplace in a plus.
  • Knowledge & Skills:
    • Strong background in data analytics, especially around sales team metrics
    • Ability to effectively analyze data and provide actionable insights
    • Prior sales knowledge and experience is a plus
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in business, marketing, communications or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in BI tools (Looker, Tableau, etc) or other similar analytics software; strong experience with Salesforce.com; proficiency in presentation design (Microsoft PowerPoint), Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook and Office Suite.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-Motivation and Self-Starter: Driven self-starter with the ability to do what needs to be done without being micromanaged; ability to manage/prioritize multiple tasks, proactively manage numerous projects, and prioritize competing timelines; demonstrate a problem solving/ solution-oriented approach
  • Learning Orientation: Always willing to learn something new, not rigid in beliefs or expectations
  • Focus on Diversity: Have a demonstrated ability to understand, accept and engage with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Sense of Humor: Because we all need to laugh sometimes
  • Legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

Posted: 2021-03-09 Expires: 2021-04-10

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