Urban Science

Sr. Consultant/Manager - Automotive Dealer Network Analysis

US-MI-Detroit
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-3706
# Positions
1
Category
Local Account Management

Overview and Summary

The Manager will support Automotive Dealership Network Analysis for Automotive OEM client(s).  This influential role is focused on client support, relationship building, project management, training, and presentation of data and business improvement concepts to senior level management. 

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct Market Studies, as well as audit data and processes for data quality for assigned clients. 
  • Use in-depth knowledge of SQL to generate configurable, dynamic, reusable code.
  • Designs, creates and manages client databases, utilizing Urban Science proprietary software, ensuring accurate and high quality data.
  • Collect and organize data to support performance calculations.
  • Assumes responsibility for project outcomes, including delivery of projects that are on time, within budgeted hours and at an exceptional level of quality.
  • Assumes responsibility for accurate and high quality data being utilized on assigned projects.
  • Provides valuable knowledge and insight to senior management in creating estimates and proposals for clients.
  • Serves as liaison between client and Urban Science technical staff on development projects to clearly communicate client needs.
  • Acquires and maintains a thorough understanding of client data for assigned projects in order to properly create client deliverables.
  • Partners with internal teams to ensure that software is properly installed, set up and functioning at established quality levels.
  • Manages sustainment activities by updating software as appropriate to function at established quality levels.
  • Effectively responds to client inquiries/requests in a timely manner to help improve client satisfaction.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of one or more Urban Science solutions and applies that knowledge to better meet client needs.
  • Adheres to quality control standards for Urban Science and client organizations.
  • Works with manager to prioritize other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications - Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Network Analysis experience required
  • MS Office: Requires demonstrated knowledge of MS Excel for charting and graphing of data, writing formulas and utilizing functions, and filtering, sorting and formatting of data; requires intermediate knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Access; knowledge and experience with Visio preferred
  • Analytical Thinking: Requires the ability to understand a situation by breaking it apart into smaller pieces, and/or tracing the implications of a situation in a step-by-step causal way
  • Math & Statistics: Requires the ability to select and apply the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem; requires basic descriptive statistics knowledge and the ability to understand and interpret statistical analyses
  • Data Savvy:  Requires experience in integrating and leveraging disparate data sources to inform the development of highly efficient and effective digital programs.
  • Database: Requires demonstrated knowledge of relational database management, including, creating and executing queries, creating scripts, importing/exporting data and manipulating data; knowledge and experience with SQL is required
  • Technical/Software: Requires the ability to understand and work with software tools & packages used by Urban Science
  • Project Management: Project management skills strongly preferred, including the ability to estimate work efforts, define work plans, delegate work, monitor progress and report schedule variances and scope changes; requires the ability to follow established internal PMO procedures and present project conclusions to management; proficiency with MS Project preferred
  • Developing & Coaching: Requires the ability, desire and intent to teach and foster the development and long term capability of one or more employees by providing coaching, direction and feedback to enhance performance
  • Relationship Building: Requires the ability to effectively build and maintain friendly, warm relationships or networks of contacts with clients/customers
  • Sales & Business Development: Ability to identify potential new opportunities from the client and proactively communicate those opportunities to management is required; knowledge and understanding of sales and business development processes is strongly preferred
  • Negotiation: Knowledge and understanding of pricing, scope, cost estimates and internal/external impacts is strongly preferred
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills: Requires ability to verbally and in writing communicate complex concepts with ease, present data, statistics or concepts with to both individuals and groups

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • University degree required; technical degrees are strongly preferred (i.e., engineering, applied math, statistics, applied science, information systems, operations research, etc.) from an accredited college or university, or equivalent foreign institution. Non-technical degrees will be considered if candidate possesses appropriate level of analytical and technical knowledge required for the role; Masters or advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years related work experience required (8 years experience preferred)

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  

This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is NOT an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified. The job may require additional hours beyond the normal 40-hour workweek.

 

 

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