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GLOBAL REPORTING & AUTOMATION DIRECTOR

HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Global Marketing Reporting & Automation Director is responsible for managing a team of data scientists and business intelligence analysts to deliver automated reporting and analytics tools to drive business decisions and results.  McCormick is on a mission to build a Consumer Intelligence Hub, to democratize data access to enable Marketing and Sales teams have the data they need to make better, data-driven decisions.  The individual will partner with Marketing and Sales regional teams to identify the biggest opportunities where analytics tools can be improved to elevate the analytics maturity of the Marketing function, and to scale these tools quickly across the globe.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own the strategy and roadmap for the Global Marketing Reporting & Automation team; collaborate with Marketing and Sales regional teams to identify opportunities where analytics tools can deliver significant time savings and/or growth insights
  • Provide management, direction, and development to a team of 2-3 data scientists and business intelligence analysts
  • Lead team to build the Consumer Intelligence hub, a one-stop-shop for consumer & market data; scale existing tools to new markets and develop innovative new tools to solve unmet needs
  • Deliver global sales & share reporting to senior leaders to influence short and long-term company strategies
  • Increase data literacy of the Marketing function by creating content for Analytics 101 training in Marketing Academy and by upskilling analytics practitioners in key reporting and automation skill areas
  • Leverage external connections to bring fresh thinking and innovative new tools that deliver value to the MKC top and bottom line, and establish MKC as an Analytics thought leader

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or Data Analytics/Science, Business, or closely related field
  • 7+ years business experience, including analytics, data science or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to connect the dots between complex data/analytics and business understanding
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of concepts, principles and practices in Marketing and Sales
  • Demonstrated skills and results in analyzing complex datasets, generating insights and building statistical models
  • Experience with data visualization software (Power BI preferred)
  • Comfortable working with structured and unstructured data sources, including syndicated data, SAP
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching & developing others through formal direct management or indirectly through cross-functional influence
  • Proven project leadership experience with demonstrated success in balancing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment; foresees and addresses issues before they become significant obstacles
  • Strong technical curiosity, a passion for problem solving and the ability to uncover richness of analytic insight that translates to business opportunity and influences company growth agenda
  • Ability to synthesize analytic learnings and translate into compelling stories for a business audience
  • Demonstrated ability to influence across all levels of the organization to sell in project plans and drive decision making
  • Effective at building collaborative, cross functional and cross-geography partnerships
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong personal leadership, including attention to detail, quality of work and bias toward action
  • Ability to travel internationally, as needed (0-5%)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPG or Food/Bev experience
  • Experience with data management, integration & harmonization of disparate datasets
  • Experience with building data models, machine learning and/or AI

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.