Digital Data & Analytics Platform Leader

Mercer is the world's largest human resources consulting firm Headquartered in New York City. Mercer has more than 20,500 employees, is based in more than 40 countries, and operates internationally in more than 130 countries. Mercer is a subsidiary of global professional services firm Marsh & McLennan, and Mercer's $4.3 billion in 2016 revenue represented 33% of the parent company's consolidated revenue.

This team will partner with MMC and third parties to evolve our Data & Analytic capabilities and cloud-based platform. This team is responsible for connecting data across Mercer and MMC properties and externally.

To fulfill this role, the Digital Data & Analytics Platform Leader will:

- Transform the Data & Analytics group into a business by building capabilities and being a part of the data science journey

- Establish big Data data and AI capabilities to enable algorithmic services and data ecosystems

- Look at the Mercer architecture (both data and non-data) to inventory the digital capabilities and make connections between the various structures in place

- Leverage the learnings from the architecture review to make connections using data between the variousgroups in the organization

- Drive business engagement with leaders (both those who are already on board and those who are not) to help solve business problems using data

- Take ownership of the data pipeline from ingestion through consumption and strategies

- Stand up a sandbox in which business colleagues can "play" and then partner with those colleagues to design a structure that best meets their needs and commercialization

- Ensure the team develops knowledge and competencies to understand the business and help develop solutions and share that knowledge with the development team

- Lead by example and provide mentoring and coaching to team and others

- Demonstrate strong leadership skills

- Work with the LOB leaders and others to establish relationships with internal contacts at all levels

- Facilitate and influence client decision-making from a technical solution delivery perspective

- Be highly technical and willing to dig, while also being incredibly talented in explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences

We are Digital pioneers requiring:

- Extensive experience with Design Thinking, Agile, Information Architecture and customer journeys

- Ability to act decisively, anticipate and react to high speed of change, and navigate through complexity

- Decision making utilizing data

- Proficient in tools used in support of office and project management (e.g. MS Office, Outlook, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint)

Additional qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree required

- 15 + years of experience in Technology

- Deep understanding of analytics, AI and ML

- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

- Ability to influence and drive change through a highly matrixed organization with multiple internal and external stakeholders

- High level project management and technology skills

- Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build credibility

- Self-starter with willingness to assume responsibility and take charge

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Team oriented and proven people leader

- Extremely change agile

Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries

and comprehensive benefits.

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