UPS B2C Strategic Senior Analyst in Brussels, Belgium

Job Description

B2C Strategic Senior Analyst-035280

Purpose of the job:

The supervisor (full time position) supports the strategy managers with developing strategies and building business cases by conducting research, identifying opportunities, performing analyses, creating insights and drawing conclusions throughout the project lifecycle. Depending on the type of project and the level of experience, the supervisor might be given 100% project ownership

Main responsibilities and tasks:

• Supports and/or manages projects on a day-to-day basis and throughout the different project stages (from initiation through implementation)

• Develops project plans to ensure that the project will be completed on time and according to specifications

• Initiates, organizes, guides and supports project related activities and works with and through team members to develop and present recommendations to senior management

• Seeks for external sources and input from subject matter experts consistent in line with the priorities of the group and in support of the different project objectives

• Analyzes (market) data and synthesizes outputs

• Researches latest industry trends to stay informed on topics such as trade flow developments, logistics and technology developments, competitors’ performance, offerings and capabilities, developments in customer needs (by industry), etc.

• Liaises with different departments and countries, the region and corporate offices in order to exchange information and to leverage existing material as much as possible

Skills:

• B2C market knowledge (logistic, last mile delivery, warehousing, fulfilment, customer behaviour, merchant behaviour)

• Start up environment knowledge (crowdsourcing models, Platforms and App development

• Inquisitive personality; strong desire to learn; ability to probe effectively

• Strong numerical, analytical and conceptual skills; logical thinker; strategic mind set

• Deductive reasoning skills; able to translate findings into conclusions and recommendations

• Solid communication skills; able to transform thoughts into presentation material

• Structured approach; process oriented with attention to detail; able to prioritize

• Project management skills; experience with managing complex projects

• Experience with ‘selling’ project outcomes and strategic concepts to C-level management

• Experience with managing market research efforts and managing external vendors

• Considers industry, customer, competitor trends when making decisions: outside-in approach

• Able to build strong relationships with both internal and external business partners

• Ambitious, career minded person who is willing to travel

• Master’s degree (mathematics, physics, economics, etc.); preferably MBA

• 5-7 years (senior) of relevant experience

• Proven track record in data mining and analytics

• Proficiency in MS Office, strong in MS Access (SQL a plus), statistics knowledge (a plus)

job Strategy Group

Primary Location Belgium-Region Office-Brussels

Organization Belgium

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Strategy Group, Applications Development, Information Solutions

Requisition Number: 035280

Location: Brussels,Belgium