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Manager Advanced Analytics and Strategy

at Yum! Brands

Posted: 5/29/2019
Job Reference #: 90255
Keywords: manager

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Posting Title
Manager Advanced Analytics and Strategy

Job Description
Yum! is looking for a Manager Advanced Analytics & Strategy to add to our dynamic and rapidly scaling team.  We are laying the foundation to have a bigger, global impact to our people, customers and communities by using data and advanced analytics.  In this role, you will help lead the culture of data driven decision making across our business.  From new store development to more effective marketing strategies to store operations, the analytics and data science team brings the global power of our 3 brands together to use data and advanced analytics to driver growth.

We are in search of an experienced leader to drive the charge of turning analytics into action.  The manager will own analytics project streams from beginning to end including: opportunity identification, problem scoping, framing analysis, managing the execution of analysis, and presenting results in a tangible and digestible way to executive level audiences.  We are in search of a candidate who is as much an orchestrator and advocate as an executioner of analysis.

Manager Advanced Analytics and Strategy Job Duties:

As a Manager Advanced Analytics and Strategy, you will:
  • Provide a leadership role in building a data analytics team to drive the performance of Yum! and our Brands
  • Manage analytics work streams from problem definition through to results presentation and advocacy for adoption
  • Aid in prioritization of analytics work streams across our organization
  • Support key projects with data-driven insights to inform both website and wider-business priorities
  • Clearly and concisely present findings to executive level stake-holders in both formal and in-formal settings
  • Work with the Business Intelligence team to identify and import data from a variety of sources into our cloud based environment to support future analytics needs

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Minimum Requirements
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ experience in data modelling/Visualisation across a range of industries
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or related field with 5 years’ experience or Masters with 3-5 years of experience
  • Knowledge of 2 or more of: Python, R, SQL, JavaScript, Spark, Advanced Excel
  • Strong Statistics knowledge
  • Be an effective presenter
  • Have well-developed written and verbal skills
  • Excellent executive level communication skills with a track-record of successfully advocating to turn insights into action
  • Hands on implementation and optimization experience
  • Project management and product development experience
  • Previous experience of managing a small to medium sized team
  • Ability to train and develop others
  • A passion for continuous learning
  • Must be comfortable working in ambiguous situations
  • This position will require competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing and results focus

Company Summary
Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 48,000 restaurants in more than 145 countries and territories primarily operating the company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. Worldwide, the Yum! Brands system opens over eight new restaurants per day on average, making it a leader in global retail development. In 2018, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. In 2019, Yum! Brands was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second consecutive year.
Since our spin-off from PepsiCo in 1997, we’ve become a truly global company led by over 2,000 world-class franchisees. In 2016, we successfully spun off our China business as an independent, publicly traded company and announced our Recipe for Growth, our multi-year growth strategy to become more focused, more franchised and more efficient.

We’re also extremely proud of the 1.5 million employees and franchise associates in our system around the globe and the unique culture we’ve built grounded on innovation, inclusion and growth. We believe in our people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background.

There’s a world of opportunities for Yum!, and we’re confident in our brands’ continued journey ahead.

Check out some of our great benefits:

•    4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays
•    2 paid days off per year to volunteer
•    Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
•    Onsite dining center (yes, you can eat KFC, Taco Bell or Pizza hut every day!)
•    Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, concierge
•    Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
•    Tuition reimbursement, education benefits and scholarship opportunities
•    Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
•    Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
•    401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
•    Comprehensive medical, vision and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
•    Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
•    Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round
•    Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
•    Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round
•    Company paid life insurance
•    Grow Yourself Week which is devoted to your personal development