Predictive Data Analyst

Atlanta, GA | Contract

Post Date: 03/24/2017 Job ID: 44167 Industry: Data Analyst

This role resides in our client' s Talent Acquisition department supporting the Pipeline and Sourcing functions.  The Predictive Analyst will use statistical analysis software to locate trends and make data based recommendations in a meaningful and actionable manner.  They will be responsible for increasing the demand predictability of Talent Pipelines.  This position requires the aptitude to deeply understand business hiring demand and trends.

Responsibilities:
  • Works with management to support strategic planning activities by providing actionable recommendations based on assessments of hiring demand
  • Provides and conducts trend analysis to support talent pipeline and sourcing
  • Writes reports, creates charts, presentations, and timelines
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities


Requirements:
  • 2-3 years of experience in the field of Analysis with a proven background and work examples
  • Knowledge and experience forecasting demand in a corporate setting
  • Experience with cleaning and aggregating data, analyzing large data sets, and identifying trends and patterns
  • Ability to use statistical analysis software such as SAS or Minitab, as well as Tableau
  • Demonstrated skills with descriptive and predictive statistics
  • Capable of working with disparate data and combining into one cohesive data set
  • Experience with creating effective forecasting models, accuracy measurement, and outlier detection/correction
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas in a simple yet effective manner
  • Exceptional ability to work with various teams and gain consensus
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and analytics and capable of driving insight to action
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office suite (specifically advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Math, Business, Economics or a related field that requires analysis and quantitative methods
  • Six Sigma and Lean training and/or certifications
  • PeopleSoft, OBIEE, or Tableau reporting knowledge
  • Knowledge of Avature CRM
  • System knowledge to support HRMS applications related to supporting a Talent Acquisition or Workforce Planning function
  • Proficiency in SQL based language to extract, transform, and normalize data
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