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City of Hope

Director of Market Intelligence

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

The Director has a primary responsibility of leading advanced analytics and ensuring alignment with the mission, vision strategies, objectives, and business goals. This position will support the enterprise with both predictive and prescriptive analytics in the areas of market share, marketing mix and consumer sentiments. This role will rely on effective collaboration with Marketing and Communications, Finance, Enterprise Growth & Innovation, Corporate Strategy and Enterprise Data Intelligence teams.

The candidate must possess a superior skillset in the areas of big-data analytics, algorithm development and machine learning for advanced data modeling in order to develop insights, foresights and recommended actions to address business challenges and opportunities. Additionally, this position will focus on standardizing and blending data from disparate sources. They should have the ability to structure data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions. The candidate should have the ability to translate business problems into analytical solutions, presents recommendations to senior leaders and internal clients.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Leadership: This position leads the development and implementation of advanced analytics including optimization and predictive analytics to drive business outcomes. He/she provides thought leadership and acts as a subject matter expert in the designing and recommending of appropriate analytical approaches and methodology in addressing key issues within the business.
  • Strategy: In this role, the candidate provides the enterprise with visibility into data-driven insights that helps inform the business strategic direction. He/she also determines the adoption of suitable modular toolsets that drive innovative thinking and create an advantage for the business
  • Analytical Skills: The ideal candidate is adept at using a large data sets to find opportunities and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. They must be highly knowledgeable in the use of emerging open source tools while conducting analyses on large and unstructured datasets. This position will assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques. The candidate will also develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and accuracy
  • Collaboration: This role works closely with internal clients to identify opportunities for leveraging company and third-party data to drive actionable recommendations against the business objectives.
  • Knowledge and Opportunity: The candidate should have the passion and drive to stay informed and keep up with the latest modeling techniques and technology that he/she subsequently imparts to the Market Intelligence team for constant growth and optimal business performance.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree. Experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Must have at least 7 years of working experience in solving analytical issues through quantitative approaches and machine learning methods, vast experience using advanced statistical methods, data mining techniques and creating/running simulations.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in a leadership capacity.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Must have a proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights.
  • Master's or PhD (preferred) degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Science, Applied Math or another quantitative field.
  • Healthcare
  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written form.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.)
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, etc.)
  • Experience in R, Python, SQL

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Nov 23, 2021
  • Job Field: Business Services
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10012410
Employment Type: Other