Statistics and Data Science Manager – Global Knowledge Solutions

General Mills
General Mills

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Overview Responsibilities General Mills is seeking a Manager to lead the Statistics and Data Science team in the Innovation, Technology, and Quality (ITQ) function. In this role, you will be responsible for providing people, program, technical leadership in the area of Statistics and Data Science for the ITQ organization As a people manager, you will lead a global group of statisticians, data scientists, and programmers located in the US and India. As a program leader, you will develop strategies to use data and analytics to drive value for ITQ and GMI, and then manage the resulting project portfolio. As a technical leader, you will help shape the broad set of technologies and methodologies that are required to meet the current and future needs of the ITQ organization. In addition, you will collaborate with partners inside and outside General Mills to gather ideas and create opportunities to further the growth and impact of statistics and data science. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Lead the global Statistics and Data Science team, including people management, team talent development, and technical mentoring coaching. Partner with ITQ leaders to understand business needs and priorities, and translate those needs into plans, projects, and objectives to further a digital ITQ. Manage the team’s portfolio of projects – consulting, analysis, programming, and training – to drive client success Leverage your expertise to create strategies that enhance the data and analytics capabilities of ITQ, and to build implementation plans for developing technology and methodology, and for deploying consulting and training resources. Influence the ITQ organization by building strong relationships across the Platforms and CORE. Partner with data science teams in other GMI functions to share standards and best practices and to collaborate on share objectives and areas of common interest. Build and maintain a highly interconnected global team that is recognized as trusted partners across the ITQ organization. Focus on developing technical talent. Qualifications MS PhD Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related quantitative field or MSPhD in the sciences, with significant education and experience in Statistics and Data Science. Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams and build technical talent experience with managing quantitative professionals. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships in-person and virtually. Breadth of knowledge in modern computing technology and advanced statistical methods to effectively manage a diverse portfolio of projects and professionals. Experience with the application of advanced statistics and data science methods to solve business and technical problems. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience working with in an RD or Science organization. Experience with food industry applications. Experience with leading a global team.Statistics and Data Science Manager - Global Knowledge Solutions 1

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