Home Depot OPERATIONS BUSINESS ANALYST- Building Services in Atlanta, Georgia
The Operations Business Analyst is responsible for expense and vendor management of repairs accounts (i.e. Fire systems, Doors, HVAC) for all US store locations. They must possess a high level of analytical ability to distinguish multiple components of a problem and develop conclusions using quantitative skills. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: development and execution of initiatives across multiple teams, expense PNL management, development and implementation of initiatives to help mitigate expense pressure, reviewing and understanding sales/financial data, identifying trends in business and the retail industry, and development and execution of key process improvement initiatives. A successful Operations Business Analyst will possess and demonstrate strong leadership skills, analytical abilities to drive intelligent business decisions, and communication
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Use strategic thinking to see the big picture, determine the problem and understand fundamental parts of the problem
Prepare and deliver insights and recommendations based on analysis.
Review sales/financial analysis (what sold/did not sell; determine which categories have potential to move upward; cost/benefit analysis; data process modeling/analysis of problems, regression analysis).
Identify trends in consumer lifestyle and technology; conduct customer focus groups and analyze/synthesize findings. Scan business/industry trends; scan competitive landscape; analyze consumer data
Interpret data based on specific knowledge of statistics and procedures used. Provide data to all Directors to support decision making. Provide input on forecast based on knowledge of product and technology.
Provide input on strategy based on knowledge of industry and technology trends. Provide customers with specialized information from a variety of resources. Facilitate workout problem-solving sessions with multiple groups of people.
Synthesize findings and derive conclusions from analysis and make oral/written recommendations to upper management. Execute tasks related to core operations projects and/or process improvements. Execute day to day processes related to their areas of responsibility. Communicate issues and roadblocks related to their areas of responsibility.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Operations Process Manager or Business Manager
No direct responsibility for supervising others.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
A Bachelor's Degree is preferred
Solid interpersonal and group communication. Able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings (1 on 1, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels)
Experienced in working cooperatively with other across organization to meet shared objectives. Comfortable with soliciting input at multiple levels to drive these objectives. Acts with diplomacy and tact. Fosters diversity of thought
Good understanding of meaning and implications of key financial indicators; leverages financial analysis to generate, evaluate, and act on strategic opportunities
Strong decision making process skills, even in the absence of complete information. Relies heavily on data analytics, observations, and good judgment to provide long term recommendations to team
Self starter, self motivated. Maintains a positive attitude and forward-thinking approach despite troubling circumstances or setbacks
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Leverages Partnerships
Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis
Self Development We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.