The Hertz Corporation Senior Data Strategist in Bannockburn, Illinois

General Responsibilities

The Strategic Consulting Services (SCS) team is focused on examining Donlen’s client’s historical, behavioral, and fiscal trends that impact major fleet lifecycle costs. The Client Consultants help our clients reduce operational costs and environmental impacts by identifying potential areas for improvement and recommending solutions to achieve operational efficiency. Some of the areas where we can provide guidance for our customers include selection of vehicles, setting appropriate cycling parameters, improving vehicle operations management, and increasing driver productivity.

In addition, SCS assist our customers through engaging external client fleet decision-makers in policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation to meet fleet management needs. They are also responsible for defining, developing, and implementing new analytical tools and products for internal and external customers to assist them in identifying cost and time savings business strategies.

The Senior Data Strategist will utilize data analytic methodologies in order to evaluate asset financing strategies including lease versus buy, lease versus ownership, lease (TRAC versus fixed term), alternative-fuel vehicle financing, depreciation analysis, cash flow management, and replacement fund right-sizing. Methodologies will also be used to identify and quantify cost savings opportunities through the fleet vehicle liefcycle.

  • Contribute to the development of long term fleet strategy (namely reduce spend, improve compliance and drive safety)

  • In collaboration with key internal Donlen partners and external client partners, shape the strategic direction of a fleet by defining and tracking actionable initiatives that maximize savings, compliance and safety and achieve other defined goals.

  • To achieve the above, by providing high quality research and analysis using appropriate business and modeling tools supported by effective high-level communication skills.

  • As needed, support the sales team in demonstrating Donlen's analytical and consulting capabilities to prospects

  • As needed, mentor and train other consulting staff in their area of expertise

  • Regular travel to client locations required

  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Mandatory Requirements

  • Three-to-five year’s substantial and proven experience of business strategy development using data analysis.

  • Strong critical thinking abilities developed in technical problem solving and analytical role(s).

  • Strong communication, data visualization and presentation skills to deliver findings of analysis and to explain complex statistical concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Statistics degree ideal

  • Advanced degree in math, statistics or other quantitative discipline preferred

  • Candidates with experience in fleet management issues preferred

  • Fleet management experience a strong plus

  • Ability to deliver both written and oral presentations to all levels of the organization

  • Strong facilitation skills required to engage business users in requirements gathering

  • Ability to gather and analyze business data

  • Ability to apply tools to understand and improve business processes

  • Ability to translate business needs into actionable detailed business requirements

EEO Statement

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

Substantial experience of data analysis, having a good knowledge of relevant reporting and analytical tools (e.g. SQL, R, Access, Tableau etc.) and methodologies.

Sound computer aptitude, particularly with spreadsheet packages and presentation packages.

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 160207

# Positions 1

Division Donlen

Position Type Regular Full Time