Insight Manager - West Midlands

Birmingham, West Midlands
£35,000 - £55,000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Insight Manager
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum Plus benefits
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a widely known brand name who are actively seeking to recruit a dynamic and personable Insight Manager for their talented team office - based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will split their time between building proof of concept style models and delivering measurable change on the business. The new Insight Manager will also focus on the the use of mathematical modelling to solve business problems and make the firm's operations more proactive and less reactive.

Main duties performed will include as follows:

* Providing comprehensive analytics and business modelling to contribute to the cost effectiveness of the business
* Identifying trends and highlighting problem areas in order to make recommendations to improve business performance
* Using advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help the business solve problems and make better decisions
* Engaging with the operational and BI teams, working collaboratively and presenting findings
* Leading a small team of Insight Analysts

Qualifications and competencies required:

* A related degree qualification. PhD level would be advantageous
* Excellent leadership skills and the ability to manage a team
* The ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
* Excellent communications skills and commercial acumen
* Experience using software such as SAS, R, Python, Matlab or similar
* An understanding of computer modelling techniques such as machine learning, statistical modelling, experiment design or optimisation
* A proactive can-do attitude with the ability to take ownership of your work
* Comfortable handling large sets of complex data and drawing out meaningful insights through R, Python and other unique tools
* Comfortable championing the work you do up to the most senior level and comfortable making your complex world sound like child's play

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.