The role helps shape strategy and leads the implementation strategy of delivering quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting for a specific Consumer Impact Area within CR’s data intelligence program.
5+ years of primary research experience analyzing syndicated and custom, qualitative and quantitative, primary and secondary research
B2B experience required, Automotive, Tech or Home Appliances experience is nice to have.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Data Science, Business Administration, or other related field
Demonstrated success turning significant amounts of data into meaningful insights and reports through various statistical and analytical techniques
Familiarity with social science research methods, quantitative methods in particular. Experience working with and querying data.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to analyze and communicate to clients both interpretations and actions
Ability to manage complex projects and meet deadlines with minimal oversight and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Discretion and sound judgement required.
Ability to drive cross-functional collaboration, as well as interface with external stakeholders.
Must be able to partner with designers to conceptualize data visualizations that maximize the comprehension and impact of CR’s unique data.
Ability to effectively visualize data and experience with data visualization tools a plus (e.g. Tableau, or Qlik, MS BI, Spotfire.)
Advanced analytics skills for business applications (e.g. segmentation)
Preferred - Experience working with statistical software and additional programming languages (e.g. Python, R)
Focuses self and others on action and results delivering both strategic vision and tactical execution.
Inspires others to embrace and lead innovation including leveraging key influencers to champion change.
Builds cross-functional support for initiatives by evangelizing vision and priorities with appropriate stakeholders.
Leverages knowledge of the competitive landscape, marketplace trends, best practices and technology to improve CR’s ability to compete.
Keeps current on external trends and developments.
Sets up staff and teams for success and communicates clear, measurable goals.
Invests time to ensure stakeholder understanding and buy-in.
Partners with Director to assess areas of potential opportunities, gauge marketplace demand and determine availability and ease of data collection.
Leverages CR’s data to meet the needs of manufacturers, influencers, and regulatory bodies that subscribe to the data intelligence program.
Acts as client facing representative with external business clients, answering questions on data products and collecting feedback to guide future product development.
Leads cross-functional collaboration to deliver in-depth analysis by leveraging CR’s unique product testing data from assigned Consumer Impact Areas, and coupling it with external/Big Data sources.
Identifies trends and gleans meaningful insights that drive marketplace change, particularly as they relate to safety, consumer protection, and product improvement.
Works closely in collaboration with CR’s Statistics & Data Science leader as well as other key subject matter experts to ensure best practices and consistent analysis.
Responsible for assessing and meeting needs of Data Intelligence program clients, ensuring client satisfaction and revenue goals.
Drives methodology and governance to maintain data integrity and evolve reporting.
Supports Director, Data and Feature Design to turn analysis into digestible, visually appealing visual content.
Applies advanced algorithms to complex problems in real time systems and deliver concise, insightful analysis.
Works closely with program leadership, technology, and product management to turn data analysis into actionable algorithms and applications.
Oversees budget expenditures for purchases of external data sources and software licenses associated with Data Intelligence program.
Reviews the preparation of research by colleagues and/or mentor them on best practices.
May be responsible for hiring, managing, and developing staff.