Analytics and Insights Director
Calgary, AB, CA
3d ago

Graham is a growing, dynamic, and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926.

As an employee-owned company, you will be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You will also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities.

We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally.

If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

  • Our career opportunities extend well beyond construction and engineering. We also offer exciting career growth and development in areas such as : accounting;
  • administration; asset management; business development; communications; estimating; finance; health, safety, environment and quality;
  • human resources; information systems / technology; investments; legal and risk management; purchasing; and SAP. As a member of one of these groups, you will play an essential role in supporting the successful execution of our projects and overall business operations by advising and applying your expertise to various improvement initiatives within your functional area.

    We are open to having this role based out on any of our current office locations

    About the Role

    Reporting to the VP IT & Enterprise Applications, the Analytics and Insights Director is responsible for leading enterprise-wide Analytics and Insights processes and tools.

    Working with key stakeholders and the executive leadership to determine how to measure the business to achieve optimal performance is the primary focus.

    Leading the technical team through design, execution, and delivery of data insights and predictive analytics while leveraging current methods and tools such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will help drive the required behaviours to achieve optimal business performance.

    The incumbent will be responsible for the analytics and insights roadmap and building self-service capabilities in corporate service teams and other business units.

    They will be key to implementing the data strategy for the company and building out the business intelligence and data science practices.

    Keeping current with technology trends and transitioning the business to predictive vs. reactive will be key to success.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develops, oversees, and reinforces data strategy, governance, standards and best practices.
  • Works with executive leadership to identify, design and establish key business measurements.
  • Implement metrics, analytics and insights to influence user behaviours to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Provides leadership, guidance, training and oversight to data science and business intelligence team.
  • Build a roadmap to sustainably deliver business measurement platform, self-service capabilities and client and customer focused analytics & insights.
  • Implement data best practices and tools including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Focus on predictive vs. reactive analytics to deliver early-watch indicators allowing for increased certainty around business outcomes.
  • Assign work to the technical team to deliver on initiatives and enhancements, as well as manage performance.
  • Provide estimates and / or timelines for the delivery of the solutions.
  • Establish strategic partnerships (internally and externally) as needed to continually improve the analytics & insights service offering.
  • Plan strategy and implementation plan for data governance, analytics & insights 2-3 years into the future.
  • Implement self-service standards and procedures and build an analytics community across the business.
  • Responsible and accountable for Analytics & Insights team budget including technical team and tools and data science practitioners.
  • Prepare accurate budget estimates and manage the budget based on Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives.
  • Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Intelligence, Data Science, Engineering, Finance or Analytics is preferred.
  • 5+ years of related experience in a medium to large project-based company, with experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience implementing data practices, analytics and insights tools and self-service standards across a business
  • Knowledge of project execution business model.
  • Knowledge of data management, data science and business intelligence principles.
  • Experience with AI / ML technologies is desirable
  • Experience with ERP is required; experience with SAP is an asset.
  • Experience with Analytics tools including Business Objects, HANA, Analysis for Office, SQL, and PowerBI is an asset.
  • Compensation and Benefits :

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities
  • What we can offer you :

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
  • Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

    Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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    Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.

    Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

    Graham Management Services LP

    Fax : 403.570.5130

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