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Senior Business Analyst

Reference
1714951
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Noida, IND
Expiry Date
19/02/2018
Senior Business Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to ourtalented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to lifeto turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we ...

Job Description

Senior Business Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to ourtalented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to lifeto turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the waypeople learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an educationcommunity across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators whomotivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supportsand inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology —and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning thatbecome the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large andsmall.

About the role

This role represents a unique opportunity to join the team at a pivotaltime with global responsibility for data & analytics. This role reports tothe Global Director of Management Information and will work extensively withthe Procurement team, Technology and Pearson Businesses.

Management Information

  • Manage reporting at variouslevels of granularity to enable performance tracking and identification of costimprovement opportunities. Reporting areas include Global Procurement andoperational Key Performance Indicators
  • Work with the MI Director,and other key members of Procurement to define & establish the managementinformation reporting across the including:

§Data sources;

§Cadence of reporting;

§Design of dashboardsand ad hoc reports; and,

§Quality standardsagainst which the reports will be measured.

  • Liaising with stakeholders /customers of the management information to gather information and commentary,and to publish reports on time and to quality standards.
  • Manage reporting plans and coordinatedependencies and interfaces with other functions.
  • Ensure timeliness of reportgeneration & accuracy of reporting
  • Analytics Support toProgrammes & Projects and conduct ad hoc dataanalysis/manipulation/reporting as required
  • Have Fun!

Key outcomes

  • Timely delivery of MIreports and analytics
  • Data and analytics supportto Global Procurement projects, as defined through clear project mandates on aproject-by-project basis.

Qualifications

Essential qualifications and skills

  • Demonstrable statistical andmathematical experience, including the ability to carry out statisticalanalysis
  • Extensive analyticalexperience, including the design and delivery of dashboards and ad hoc project/ strategic analytical support
  • Clear ability to understandthe business landscape.
  • Inquisitive and questioning,with a keen desire to find other & better ways of analysing businessproblems.
  • Collaborative, commercial,influencing, ability to work within a matrix.

Desirable qualifications and skills

  • Degree level education in anumerical subject (or equivalent).
  • Specific tool experience,with MS Excel, Tableau, OBIEE or other appropriate analytical tools
  • Experience of building SQLreports and queries
  • Coding experience, capableof building online analytical tools a plus
  • Knowledge of businessstatistics & business accounting
  • Understanding of Procurementmanagement and familiarity of reporting of processes and activities (e.g. RFI,RFP, Strategy, Sourcing, Contracting) desirable

Global Procurement'sability to gain visibility & insight into all Spend Categories and MarketIntelligence will improve its performance across the $bns of expenditure.

Finally, Pearson looks for all its’ team members to exhibit core valuesof Courage, Imagination, Accountability and Decency; the global procurementteam and this role have a wealth of opportunities to demonstrate these.

Apply now and findout how...

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Primary Location: IN-IN-Noida

Job: General Business Operations

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 5, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1714951