Lead Analyst FMCG

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Analytics | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Lead Analyst – FMCG

Since 2002, Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Whether it be building forecasting engines that are driving down food wastage or creating mapping tools to support targeted measures in combatting human trafficking, Quantium believes in better goods, services, experiences, and championing the benefits of data for a brighter future.

In everyday life, data forms the backbone of every decision we make, every lesson we learn and every direction we choose. Better data, better decisions, better outcomes. But it is so much more than just numbers and technology. It’s what we know, unearthing ideas to solve problems and grasping opportunities that could change the world. Quantium is a global leader in the application of big data analytics to help our clients solve their most important problems.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

Joining Quantium enables learning from the best people in Australia in big data analytics and machine learning, having access to the best data sources and the opportunity to solve the most interesting client problems.


What's the role?

The Lead analyst in FMCG Non-Food manages a team of analysts that service a large number of FMCG suppliers in the NonFood team, responsbile for generating a signficant amount of revenue. 

They are critical to business development initiatives in Non-Food by delivering “Analytics Showcases” to FMCG Executive audiences that drive incremental opportunities and demonstrate increased ROI to existing clients.

  • Leading a team of eight analysts transferring skills and competencies to enable the growth of the internal talent pool whilst working on client engagements. A part of the team will be located offshore meaning the candidate needs to demonstrate working with teams in multiple locations.
  • Lead a team of analyst programmers to ensure coordination across various teams who are working on the projects together
  • Determine the cost of the project, its feasibility, objectives and timelines to be shared with clients for approval
  • Work on evolving the existing analytical projects based on the change in customer needs and technical innovations in the industry
  • Managing, analyzing and manipulating data sets and then preparing insights to translate strategic business needs into commercially valuable analytics
  • Manage and build internal and external relationships across technical teams and commercial teams
  • Identify, understand and translate strategic business needs into commercially valuable analytics
  • Scope, prioritize, develop and deliver complex analysis using customer data and creating predictive modelling solutions where appropriate directly to clients
  • Be a champion for advanced analytics across the broader team to lift the overall capability and impact that our solutions have in delivering superior value to our clients
  • Be a credible technical advanced analytics expert in the eyes of our senior client stakeholders that unlocks high value commercial value for clients
  • Able to translate client business questions and communicate to ROI of analytics solutions
  • Use analytical tools and methods to interrogate Quantium data sets (SQL essential, Python or R also valuable)
  • Collaborate with other teams across the Quantium, including Product, Data Management and Q.Retail. The role will also require knowledge sharing and collaboration across other verticals in FMCG, while giving feedback to analysts, consultants and clients when needed


What skils and experience do I need?

  • Coding skills – Any among SQL, Oracle, MySql, PL/SQL
  • DASH or other web programming frameworks
  • Azure – cloud environment
  • GIt – or other code repository management tools
  • Documentation
  • Able to manage the workload of a team spread across multiple locations (India and Sydney, and potentially the US).
  • Working closely with Client Leads, scoping solutions to various FMCG suppliers buying and merchandising problems using customer data
  • Excellent communication skills to work effectively with multiple stakeholders from analysts, client leads and clients (senior stakeholders), to scope and deliver projects that deliver tangible results and actionable insights
  • Strong experience in scoping and coming up with new solutions using complex customer data
  • Strong FMCG or Retail experience using customer/loyalty data
  • Good project management skills and able to work with continually shifting priorities
  • Experience in both descriptive analytics essential and predictive analytics would be a huge benefit


More about Quantium

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

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