CDW Product and Partner Management Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Description

The Product and Partner Management (PPM) Analyst ensures the integrity, consistency and scalability of CDW’s Product and Partner reporting and provides insightful analysis to support management’s decision making. This role designs and develops reporting, analyzes business processes and systems, and aligns projects with the executive strategy to drive operational and financial performance among coworkers, suppliers and partners.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop and manage centralized partner and product reporting to support various functions including purchasing, promotions, marketing and partner relations; Coordinate and guide stakeholders through a process of creating reports and data models that successfully address business issues; Provide ongoing support for these reports

  • Produce sound analysis in support of decision makers to drive tactical and strategic objectives

  • Provide recommendations for process improvements in reporting, data sources, business processes and analysis; Identify improvement opportunities and strategies to evolve the current capabilities

  • Design actionable reporting tools that support effective financial management of cost control, revenue generation and partner profitability

  • Produce sound analysis in support of promotions for management and partner decision makers to drive tactical and strategic offer investments and customer-facing objectives

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain data governance processes and strategies to minimize data integrity and business risk; Validate, research, and audit (external) data sources and internally-developed collections to minimize data integrity risk

  • Assist with alignment of the technology solutions (Purchasing, E-commerce and Marketing) with PPM business strategies and objectives

  • Serve as a conduit / broker for cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing; Provide front-line application support to individual consumers of group’s work product (i.e. MS Excel, Pyramid Analytics, and PowerBI) as needed

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative discipline (business, statistics, economics, engineering, informatics, or an IT related field)

  • 2 years of work experience in an analytical role with proven experience in delivery of data driven insights

Other Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of SQL, MDX, DAX and/or other database query language(s)

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (specifically Excel), and other tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across company and department boundaries at all levels

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direction and make sound business decisions

  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to quickly adapt to the changing needs of the business and meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to critically evaluate information, identify risks and opportunities, while possessing creative problem solving skills with an understanding of business concepts and models

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

  • Experience with business intelligence tools (Tableau, Qlikview, or PowerBI), VBA, or Python

  • Data warehouse experience

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate and lead meetings, tailoring messages to the given audience

  • Proven ability to elicit project and system requirements

Product and Partner Management Analyst


Chicago, IL

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