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Lead Circulation Analyst, Learning Pillar

SAGE Publishing

Posted on Jan 1, 2023 by SAGE Publishing

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Purpose

The Lead Circulation Analyst will support the Global Learning Pillar by developing, delivering, and maintaining analytics and reporting solutions that transform data into actionable insight. The role will use a variety of tools and databases to drive strategic data-informed decisions; acquire, prepare, and analyse data as they develop, maintain, and manage new and existing reports. In this global role, the Lead Circulation Analyst will lead, manage and prioritize multiple data and analytics projects simultaneously, supporting and contributing to strategic business initiatives. They will regularly participate in team-based projects that require the ability to produce results and thrive in a collaborative blend of technical and business environments.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leads work with VPs and Directors across the Learning Pillar (LP) to originate and deliver reports and analysis that advance our strategic priorities, track performance and provide critical business intelligence.
  • Takes the LP strategic objectives and initiatives and translate these into meaningful KPI reports from which we can effectively measure our performance.
  • Communicate insights collected from data, the context surrounding it and the actions you recommend inspiring strategic decision making
  • Quickly acquire a deep understanding of the critical data sources with regard to availability, integrity, complexity and ownership to ensure reports and analyses are complete, consistent and understood
  • Effectively prioritize and manage multiple data focused projects through delivery with a high degree of accuracy and on time completion
  • Act as the lead working with Editorial, Finance, Marketing, and Technology designing, originating and maintaining Learning Pillar strategic reports so that they are meaningful, of high quality and accurately produced in a timely manner and accessible to all stakeholders.
  • Drive the process of creating new reporting to meet evolving needs, iterating throughout based on stakeholder feedback, taking from early exploration to iterating a functional proof-of-concept to working with Technology on industrialization
  • Actively establish and maintain exceptional working relationships with internal stakeholders, understand reporting needs and outlining proposed approach based on constraints and priorities
  • Regularly seek user feedback and use cases internally and externally to further develop and improve the utility and effectiveness of reports, analysis and outcomes
  • Design reports according to recipient's needs, ensuring that the reports deliver the information the recipient needs to use the report for
  • Work with a broad set of colleagues to deliver performance data across publisher portfolios for respective markets
  • Help to develop and standardise reporting across multiple teams; ensuring shared definitions and approaches where possible to support alignment even across difference use cases
  • Identify and be cognizant of any current or future data challenges in our systems and processes and be proactive in proposing developments, solutions, and opportunities to meet future business reporting needs.
  • Make large, complex data sets accessible and understandable through using data visualisation tools
  • Write standard operating procedures and assist in the training of mature solutions to other staff within the team
  • Keep abreast of best practice and ensure ongoing self-learning with the aim of ensuring that information provided to stakeholders is in line with SAGEs objectives

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    • Significant experience developing, analysing, and disseminating data-driven
      actionable insights with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Proven track record of success managing multiple data focused projects to
      completion simultaneously.
    • Resourceful, inquisitive and possessing a lean continuous improvement mindset
    • Extensive ability to produce and present clear reports utilizing a variety of Microsoft Office 365 apps including advanced skills in Excel.
    • Expert experience with data visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI and Query), working with unstructured and structured data reporting systems. Knowledge/ experience with SQL.
    • Sound commercial judgement and proven experience working with complex data, including financial.
    • Knowledge and experience of the journals publishing industry is desirable.
    • Excellent numeracy skills and an analytical aptitude.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent relationship management skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels of the business.
    • Experience of working collaboratively with C-Suite level stakeholders and multiple and varied departments
    • Negotiation skills, including working effectively with stakeholders in other
      departments with competing priorities and resources

      Additional Information

      This job description is not contractual. To perform this role successfully, you must be able to perform each of the key accountabilities satisfactorily. To meet changes in business operational, procedural or technical requirements SAGE may add, remove or amend/ change the accountabilities for this role and you should be aware that this job description is not exhaustive and you may be asked to undertake reasonable tasks and activities outside those
      for which you are primarily employed.

      SAGE UK is committed to Diversity and Inclusion and is an equal opportunities employer. We value individuality and therefore welcome all qualified applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Reference: 1830231396


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