Senior Director, Global Business Intelligence

New York /
Financial Planning and Analysis – Business Intelligence /
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Job Summary:

Getty Images has the world’s most compelling visual content that helps our vast array of customers tell their story. Our data driven business is looking for a Senior Director of Business Intelligence to oversee a global team of 15 who work across our business to drive data driven insights, analysis and decisions. This position reports into the VP, Financial Planning and Analysis and will provide FP&A the support required to enable informed decisions, help identify risks and opportunities, and achieve financial and strategic objectives.

Who You Are:

You are energized by using data and your analytical mindset to tackle and make progress against complex and ambiguous business challenges and opportunities. Endlessly curious, you seek out kernels of insight and big “ah-ha’s” hidden in complex data sets. You see the patterns that indicate opportunity and can tell the story to help others see it too. Highly collaborative and an effective team leader, you are at ease incorporating new ways of considering a problem into your Team’s work to strengthen their analysis. You thrive managing a high profile, high performing team helping them to prioritize, develop professionally and drive bottom-line impact.  You are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders and functions and have a demonstrated ability to interact at the executive level and effectively manage multiple, often simultaneous, high-priority projects in addition to recurring workstreams. 

Your Next Challenge:

    • Develop new and innovative ways of measuring and analyzing company performance to drive strategic objectives and growth; continue to elevate accessibility to and prioritization of data across the business
    • Manage team’s creation and maintenance of accurate, timely reporting of key business metrics, data and trends across content, product, pricing, consumer insights, website analytics and competitive trends
    • Support and advise Leadership team’s development and execution of strategic initiatives to mitigate risk and maximize return, leveraging data insights.
    • Partner with the Global Product team in setting up, executing, and evaluating on-site A/B testing
    • Ad hoc data projects related M&A activity and BOD-facing analysis as required
    • Partner cross-functionally to inject data and insights into the Company’s annual planning process.
    • Develop expertise in and stay current on developments in our competitive landscape
    • Lead a high performing team with emphasis on partnering with the business, impacting business results and managing to an agreed upon prioritization ‘roadmap’.  Focus on ongoing development of individual team members with a commitment to providing transparent feedback, setting clear expectations, driving accountability and proactively seeking out opportunities for the team to learn, grow and excel.

What You’ll Need:

    • Minimum 10+ years of relevant and/or management experience in related field
    • Demonstrated success managing high performing, geographically distributed team.
    • Advanced knowledge using tools such as Snowflake, Hive, Presto, Qubole, Google Analytics, Python, and SQL strongly preferred
    • Strong project management and planning skills- ability to adhere to rigid timelines, navigate multiple priorities and set realistic expectations with key stakeholders.
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience both managing and performing analysis in a dynamic B2B market including but not limited to pricing, customer segmentation, product placement, and site analytics.
    • Desire and ability to deliver insightful and actionable insights from large, complex datasets with only broad requirements
    • Ability to guide your team towards delivering high quality, thoughtful output under time constraints

Mental and Physical Demands:

    • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
    • Occasionally moving objects up to 20 lbs and frequently moving objects up to 10 lbs.
    • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
    • Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
    • Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.

Leadership Principles:

    • Trustworthiness, Transparency, and Openness
    • Raise the Bar
    • Lead by Example
    • One Voice
    • Bring Me Solutions
    • No Silos
    • The Obligation to Care

Management Competencies:

    • Communication
    • Customer Focus
    • Leadership
    • Managing Performance
    • Results Focus
Due to the current conditions and impact of Covid-19, this key Leadership position will work from home.

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