Senior Analytics, Project Manager – Must Have PMP

Phoenix, AZ | Work from home flexibility

Job Category: Product Management Job Number: 4989 Industry: Automotive

Job Description







Our client is a rapidly growing automotive and manufacturing retailer looking for a Senior Analytics Project Manager to join their growing team. The Senior Analytics Project Manager will be responsible for managing Data and Analytics projects including analytics services, data strategy, business intelligence and insights, machine learning/AI, data sciences, predictive modeling, forecasts, other statistical analyses, enterprise dashboards, and other strategic projects.





  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, execution, and implementation of Analytics
  • to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the specified time frame and
  • parameters.
  • Utilize a project management practice which supports frequent adaptation, inspection, self-organization, and a set of engineering practices that provide quick delivery of high-quality
  • needs.
  • Deliver within a framework that supports the key characteristics of an analytical project, such as
  • need to do exploratory analysis.
  • Have a deep understanding of Analytics to drive clarity from ambiguity and the capability to
  • consensus across leaders and concerted progress across multiple teams.
  • Prepare and manage project related management plans in support of obtaining business
  • (includes program/project planning, schedule development, and scope management).
  • Ensures flexibility and adaptability with project management methodology based on the project
  • (CRISP- DM, Agile, hybrid: including the lifecycle of data science/artificial intelligence/machine learning: training, experimentation, deployment, inference) lifecycle of
  • Data Engineering: consuming data, data transformations and analytics).
  • Serve as a scrum master to work across data science and data analytics to facilitate planning and
  • update stories, and keep data science informed.
  • Have a conceptual knowledge of analytics tools, data science methodologies, and their application in solving complex business problems.
  • Ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
  • Employ strong problem-solving, and process development abilities.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, emotional intelligence, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to quickly build collaborative relationships with project stakeholders and project team


  • Ensure project results are clearly articulated within scope and delivered business benefits are of
  • highest caliber.
  • Perform resource capacity analysis and resource plan management in partnership with
  • leadership.
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall
  • delivery plan.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in briefing stakeholders in aspects of project progress related to
  • completion, scope, cost, and quality; Represents the project in various project governance
  • inter-department forums.
  • Facilitate the procurement and sourcing process by defining deliverables, managing
  • team tasks and ensuring negotiation activities are tracked and documented.
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related
  • expenditures.
  • Publishes scheduled project status reports.
  • The position will report to the PMO but will take direction from Leadership within the Analytics
  • Strategic Business Services segment.



Job Requirements:


  • This position requires at least 8 consecutive years of project management experience in
  • and delivering analytics projects, with personal accountability for delivering to time
  • cost for complex projects
  • Within those eight years, preference to have a minimum of 5 years' experience managing
  • that include the following specializations
  • Languages, including Python, R, SQL, and Tableau
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Statistics
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Reports
  • Data Modeling
  • Database Systems.
  • Understanding and experience managing projects using cloud solutions (AWS)
  • Experience using CRISP-DM methodology, which supports Analytics best practices and supports
  • replication, Agile and hybrid project management methodologies.
  • Have sound business and technical acumen. Project Managers must understand the
  • concepts of analytics technical environments
  • Preference to those with a retail background and a proven ability to inspire teamwork, earn
  • facilitate collaboration and remove barriers to ensure project delivery.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio; understanding of analytical tool
  • Jira, SharePoint, bitbucket, and Clarity is a plus


Educational Requirements:


  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Computer Science, Information Systems
  • related, or equivalent experience (10+ years).
  • Master Level degree is highly preferred.
  • PMP Certification, Prince2, Scrum / Agile, SAFe project management certification or equivalent
  • Project Management certification required.



Keywords: Project Manager, PMP, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, Data Strategy, Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI, Predictive Modeling, Forecasts, Enterprise Dashboards, Agile, Scrum Master, Governance, MS Office Suite, Data Visualization, Data Modeling, Python, R, SQL, Tableau, Exploratory Analysis, Enterprise Dashboards,

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