NBC Universal Sr. Analyst, Global Strategy in Orlando, Florida
JOB SUMMARY: Evaluate consumer, competitive, cross-department, and market trend data to strategically plan, optimize, and expand the business. Ideal candidate will have a strong acumen for storytelling, analytics, strategic recommendations, and problem-solving skills.
Build demand analyses / models and business cases to evaluate strategic scenarios and the associated impact, whether financial or otherwise
Continually leverage business intelligence tools to track strategic KPIs across parks and departments to aid in strategic decisions
Clearly display data visualization to convey a point
Manage timelines and communications, while identifying risks / roadblocks, for multiple projects at one time to meet deliverable dates
Create efficiencies in ongoing reporting to inform leadership of key leading indicators
Stay ahead of new and innovative information available globally to quantify competitive intelligence, trends, opportunities, and threats in the theme park industry, economic space, and leisure travel
Collaborate cross-functionally and within the team to identify, research, and assess emerging growth opportunities in the mid- to long-term
Explore and monitor market & segment opportunities, competitive threats, leisure travel industry trends, M&S strategies in other global organizations, and internal leading indicators
Identify opportunities to enable better productivity across parks and teams with subscriptions and tools to assist with strategic planning Support vendor management function to ensure optimal mix of capabilities, price and communication
Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required – Economics, Finance, Business, Political Science, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Psychology, or related field.
EXPERIENCE: 3+ years of post-undergraduate experience preferably in support of the consumer entertainment, travel or amusement park industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience with Microsoft office (Excel, Power Point) and BI tools (e.g., Tableau, MicroStrategy, etc.)
Ability to clearly communicate with stake holders across the organization
Curious, creative, and open-minded with broad interest in travel and leisure industry
Demonstrated cross-functional knowledge in diverse fields such as marketing, strategy, finance, operations, etc. and with skills as far ranging as market demand modeling, ROI analysis, competitive risk assessments and scenario planning
Ability to partner internationally and willingness to learn the culture and unique differences of each park
Strong interpersonal and relationship skills; proactive, adaptable, and collaborative
Effective time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Strong sense of project ownership and dedication to delivering outstanding results
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