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Home Depot Senior Operations Business Analyst, Labor Forecasting & Analytics in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Senior Operations Business Analyst - Labor Forecasting & Analytics uses analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict, improve and/or control workforce operations processes. A successful Sr. BA will operate with minimal supervision, prioritizing and executing tasks once given a general project goal. The person in this position must be a detail-oriented self-starter who is comfortable driving decisions. Additionally, this person must be able to build strong cross-functional partnerships, to ensure that his/her recommendations are implemented successfully. Responsibilities will include data modeling, big data analysis, continuous process improvement, and communicating recommendations to leadership and cross-functional partners. This position drives the analytics to measure & drive improvement across 1985 US stores and $6.3B in annual payroll

Workforce Operations manages the payroll & hours allocation strategy in collaboration with HR & Finance. Within Workforce Operations, the Labor Forecasting and Analytics team controls the hours forecast driving $100M of payroll spend each week, THD’s biggest controllable expense, ultimately impacting the schedules of 300k hourly associates each week. In addition, the Labor Forecasting and Analytics team partners with other teams to provide analytics expertise for various projects and initiatives as they relate to payroll.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Lead Project Teams of Analysts and other associates

Perform data gathering tasks, synthesis - develop solutions, project/strategy planning and data utilization

Produce documents for teams and leadership to review and utilize. Deliver presentations to teams and executive leaders and sponsors

Build skills and knowledge including self-development, team knowledge and customer (internal) knowledge.

Deliver presentations to teams and executive leaders and sponsors.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to Store Operations Process Manager or Store Operations Business Manager (or Sr. Managers)

No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

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:

Education Required:

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

Physical Requirements:

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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Finance/Business Administration, Math, Industrial Engineering or similar degree

Demonstrated proficiency in: Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Advanced Skills in: SQL, Tableau, Google Big Query, Python, R, JupyterHub

Project Management Skills

At least 2-4 years of work experience preferred, >2 years of work experience required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Experience leading high performing teams

Consulting management and/or project management.

Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis

Problem solving

Strong Operations, Retail and/or field knowledge 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.

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