Analytics & AI Delivery Leader

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Full Time



Company Info

OZ Sports

Information Technology

Company Type: Privately Held                                            

Summary: This opportunity presents a true Lead Digital Consulting role. Operating within a fast-developing organization with a mission to help our Clients be Magic in Customer Experience through Digital Wizardry. You’ll be enabling them to drive business through Digital Technology including: Analytics, AI, Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning and IoT. With global clients, this South Florida based position requires someone with solid experience of AI & Analytics consulting, including the pre-sales, program management and delivery of advisory and implementation projects. You will need to understand the role of the analytics resources, data scientists, data engineers and architects, but be experienced in consulting based ‘sell-deliver’ type models. A hunger to succeed and the ability to work in a true and real consulting environment is key as this opportunity will offer the chance to make a name for yourself across the industry. Responsibilities: Strategy and Management Ability to interact with OZ client’s senior management to understand their strategic needs and serve as an adviser in defining the best way to transform Customer Experience through the use of Digital Technologies specially via predictive models and machine learning based solutions Ability to create original concepts, be process oriented with experience in establishing standards, processes and methodologies for Advanced Analytics & AI solutions Demonstrate thought leadership across discipline and domains of Prescriptive and Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science. Excellent at networking, relationship building (business, digital and IT), with experience in opening, developing, managing, retaining and significantly growing strategic accounts Motivated to develop new business Able to orchestrate and collaborate with OZ’s management and partners to develop an effective solution that addresses client requirements Facilitate consensus and/or obtain buy-in from domain experts. Accelerate adoption of and promote adherence to guidelines/standards by engaging, teaching, training, and mentoring peers and associates Strong teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills Proven experience in forming, growing and leading a team Comfortable making operational decisions, monitoring progress, and reporting results in a fast-paced growth environment Excellent presentations skills with the ability to communicate and persuade client management at all levels Measures and monitor implementation of Analytics and AI best practices Facilitate performance reviews, identifying training and development requirements and plans Recognized as an Advanced Analytics, AI, Data Science thought-leader Solution Delivery Ability to translate business needs and objectives into requirements and project estimates Lead engagement planning; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk Conduct program/project reviews to identify and address business requirement support issues or roadblocks Coordination of Analytics & AI team members with Project Managers and Scrum Masters Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, RUP, other) Support OZ Senior Management and Client Partners in sales activities Financial Management Support Analytics & AI practice leader in management and administrative functions including budgeting, reporting (personnel utilization, project financials, project status, team management, etc.) Verify accurate solution estimates are provided, proposals are consistent with guidelines/standards, and potential risks have been identified. Work with Project Managers, Onsite and Nearshore Team Leads, clients and partners on solution design and proposals Proven experience working with nearshore teams Qualifications Education Bachelor’s degree in information science, statistics, mathematics or related field. Required Master’s degree in Data Analytics or Data Science . Preferred Required Experience 5 years Proven experience as an Analytics, Information Manager Director or Digital Consulting Leader with Advanced Analytics and AI technologies +8 years Sound experience and proven delivery record of architecting and implementing enterprise-wide data and analytics solutions Over 8 years of experience with SDLC / SW development processes (Agile, RUP and Waterfall Planning/Program Management and Team building Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with an entrepreneurial flavor Ability to work well with senior level management Excellent verbal and written communication skills – articulating and communicating information and ideas to varying audiences and in multiple written styles (persuasive, informative, narrative) in order to negotiate/gain access to information and records Ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms Strong partnering skills and service leadership mindset

Posted: October 19, 2019