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Overview

Varis is a well-funded, highly disruptive, and fast-growing technology startup. Our incredible team includes top industry leaders with decades of experience. We are innovation driven, customer centric, and ready to transform eProcurement. Our culture is focused on bold vision, launching the most minimal valuable solution to learn, then either failing or scaling fast. We seek teammates who drive value creation, are great problem solvers, have strong interpersonal savvy, and can successfully learn on the fly! Varis is a bold new company that formed in early 2021. Joining us now is a ground-floor opportunity to shape our limitless future. 

We are looking for an experienced Business Analytics Sr. Manager to lead the Business Analytics team supporting Spend Analytics, Supplier Analytics and Product Management teams. The team is a collaborative group that enables our customers and products teams to make informed decisions. Our work is dedicated to empowering leaders and enabling action through data and science.  


As a Business Analytics Sr. Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team that builds scalable analytical tools, deep business insights and predictive models that deliver on the ever-evolving analytical needs of the customers. You will work closely with business stakeholders, other Business Intelligence and Data Engineering Managers in planning, designing, executing and implementing the reporting ecosystem. Primary responsibilities will include managing a team of Business Intelligence Engineers, Data architects and Data Scientists, interviewing, training and building a strong team, ongoing development of standard operating procedures, and accountability for setting and meeting team goals. 
 
Job responsibilities 
This role requires excellent technical skills in order to lead the development of scalable analytics, excellent written/verbal communication skills to interact effectively with business leadership, as well as, but not limited to, the ability to understand business context at its depth and translating it into analytical delivery specs. 
 

You should be an experienced manager capable of leading and inspiring a team of excellent BI engineers and data scientists. You should be skilled at helping engineers navigate priorities and communicating clearly with customers. You should be knowledgeable in the architecture of reporting platforms (Tableau/Power BI), statistics fundamentals, data analysis and data warehouse solutions. You should be able to architect highly efficient data and reporting structures, making a trade-off between scalability, performance and user functionality needs. Above all you should be passionate about solving business challenges with data/analytics, drive adoption of analytics, and effect data driven decision-making. 
 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

· Bachelor's degree in a technical or analytical field (computer science, economics, math, or statistics or related) 
· 5+ years of professional experience with a heavy emphasis on data and analytics 

· 2+ years of experience managing teams, including hiring, performance management, and coaching. 
· Strong expertise in SQL 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

· Knowledge of basic data visualization techniques (scatter plots, fit lines, bar charts, time series, etc.) 
· Basic knowledge of a data science programming language (R Shiny and/or Python) 
· Knowledge of basic statistical techniques for hypothesis testing or prediction (Correlation, Regression, Logistic Regression, ANOVA, Chi-square, Confidence Interval, etc.) 

 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    Varis is a well-funded, highly disruptive, and fast-growing technology startup. Our incredible team includes top industry leaders with decades of experience. We are innovation driven, customer centric, and ready to transform eProcurement. Our culture is focused on bold vision, launching the most minimal valuable solution to learn, then either failing or scaling fast. We seek teammates who drive value creation, are great problem solvers, have strong interpersonal savvy, and can successfully learn on the fly! Varis is a bold new company that formed in early 2021. Joining us now is a ground-floor opportunity to shape our limitless future. 

    We are looking for an experienced Business Analytics Sr. Manager to lead the Business Analytics team supporting Spend Analytics, Supplier Analytics and Product Management teams. The team is a collaborative group that enables our customers and products teams to make informed decisions. Our work is dedicated to empowering leaders and enabling action through data and science.  


    As a Business Analytics Sr. Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team that builds scalable analytical tools, deep business insights and predictive models that deliver on the ever-evolving analytical needs of the customers. You will work closely with business stakeholders, other Business Intelligence and Data Engineering Managers in planning, designing, executing and implementing the reporting ecosystem. Primary responsibilities will include managing a team of Business Intelligence Engineers, Data architects and Data Scientists, interviewing, training and building a strong team, ongoing development of standard operating procedures, and accountability for setting and meeting team goals. 
     
    Job responsibilities 
    This role requires excellent technical skills in order to lead the development of scalable analytics, excellent written/verbal communication skills to interact effectively with business leadership, as well as, but not limited to, the ability to understand business context at its depth and translating it into analytical delivery specs. 
     

    You should be an experienced manager capable of leading and inspiring a team of excellent BI engineers and data scientists. You should be skilled at helping engineers navigate priorities and communicating clearly with customers. You should be knowledgeable in the architecture of reporting platforms (Tableau/Power BI), statistics fundamentals, data analysis and data warehouse solutions. You should be able to architect highly efficient data and reporting structures, making a trade-off between scalability, performance and user functionality needs. Above all you should be passionate about solving business challenges with data/analytics, drive adoption of analytics, and effect data driven decision-making. 
     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

    · Bachelor's degree in a technical or analytical field (computer science, economics, math, or statistics or related) 
    · 5+ years of professional experience with a heavy emphasis on data and analytics 

    · 2+ years of experience managing teams, including hiring, performance management, and coaching. 
    · Strong expertise in SQL 

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

    · Knowledge of basic data visualization techniques (scatter plots, fit lines, bar charts, time series, etc.) 
    · Basic knowledge of a data science programming language (R Shiny and/or Python) 
    · Knowledge of basic statistical techniques for hypothesis testing or prediction (Correlation, Regression, Logistic Regression, ANOVA, Chi-square, Confidence Interval, etc.) 

     

    Read More Read Less

  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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The path to his current position has been challenging and rewarding and his leadership took the opportunity to develop him and encourage his ambitions along the way. As a Store Manager, Phillip was identified as a high potential leader and was selected for our “Blue Angels” program for leadership development which led to his current DSM role.

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