Director, Advanced Analytics & Modeling Methodology
HAVI Global Solutions - Downers Grove, IL

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What started as a small purchasing company called Perseco, is now HAVI Global Solutions. The world's most respected brands rely on HAVI Global Solutions' packaging expertise, integrated marketing and supply chain analytics, and promotions management know-how, to deliver a competitive advantage for their business – and an unshakable respect for their corporate and environmental program impacts. Joining HAVI Global Solutions means becoming part of a dynamic team who spans 22 different countries and who strives to understand our customers’ needs and market environments and develops innovative solutions that deliver value. We know our success is derived from our people and, as such, we continuously evolve our people practices to ensure personal and professional enrichment while fostering a work environment that is fun, collaborative, and diverse in thought.

Responsibilities:
HAVI Global Solutions (HGS) provides a wide range of analytic services to an exclusive group of major consumer corporations and is positioning itself for accelerated growth with a broader client base.

The Director, Advanced Analytics & Modeling Methodology is a critical role to develop new predictive modeling solutions for both supply chain and marketing clients, as well as ensure continuous improvement in forecasting science and methodologies.

As both a thought-leader and staff manager of two direct reports, this position will provide technical expertise and oversight, as well as market/client-facing support in positioning HGS as a leader in predictive analytics and modeling sciences.

This leader will be a core part of the Business Analytics modeling development activity - leading the technical development of promotional mix modeling and simulation capabilities, and will support the integrated supply-chain growth plan through ongoing improvement of core, new product forecasting and demand planning capabilities.

Additional responsibilities:
  • Provide thought-leadership, development expertise, and oversight of forecasting and predictive modeling methodologies and forecasting improvement initiative to drive continuous innovation in our demand planning services
  • Lead the design and development of promotional mix-modeling and simulation capabilities
  • Oversee the development and delivery of new modeling solutions as well as timeline and resource estimates required to deliver against proposed modeling opportunities
  • Lead the design of new predictive analytic products, services, and deliverables based on market needs and client opportunities
  • Act as liaison with internal sales and marketing and supply chain services technical team to ensure the right business development process and activities are in place to support growth
  • Provide technical and methodological guidance to the business analytics team, ensuring technical growth and adherence to standards and procedures
  • Provide sales support as senior leader of modeling practice for business development efforts
  • Develop strong working relationships and interdepartmental ties
Job Requirements:
  • Graduate Degree-quantitative discipline (PhD is a plus)

  • Proven expertise and successful development and delivery of advanced analytics and predictive modeling solutions

  • 10+ years of experience in predictive analytics and modeling
  • Proven ability to design and deploy complex modeling solutions across a range of clients and industries
  • Experience in CPG, QSR, and/or consumer retail
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Experience applying knowledge of analytical techniques and approaches related to pricing, marketing mix, ROI, forecasting, and demand-planning
  • Solid experience in a range of mutivariate statistical techniques
  • Deep SAS development expertise
  • Proven staff leadership and coaching experience
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 25%
Benefits

HAVI Global Solutions provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees starting on day one. Our benefits include options for medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with Company matching provision, profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits (including discounts on products & services), employee assistance program, and disability.

Exciting Challenges Await You at HAVI Global Solutions

As the global marketplace continues to expand, the scope of our services is increasing dramatically. In step with this dynamic growth go our exciting career prospects. We have carefully developed a work culture that empowers hardworking visionaries with significant degrees of professional and personal freedom. HAVI Global Solutions’ opportunities will stretch your intellectual resources and provide you with a team of hardworking professionals with which to work. As your career thrives, so will the level of your challenges and your rewards. We invite talented team players to explore the ongoing success story known as HAVI Global Solutions.

At HAVI Global Solutions, our vision of excellence fosters diversity in the workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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