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Senior Manager, Strategic Foresight and Analytics

31 juillet 2020
Catégories Marketing, Communications, Relations Publiques
Toronto, ON
Reporting to the Enterprise Head of Corporate Strategy, you will be the trailblazer for the creation of a strategic foresight program that seeks to uncover actionable, forward-looking insights that inform TMX’s strategy development and execution. This is a high-impact, cross-enterprise role that combines passion in data science, strategic acumen, initiatives leadership and evangelization.

This newly created role is an exciting opportunity for an intellectually curious individual with a passion for using data to drive insights, combat unconscious biases, while learning and growing within an innovative environment.

Key Accountabilities

You will introduce and command efforts that generate foresight from internal and external data sources to improve current business operations, financial models and forecasts. You’ll be expected to:

  • Identify, develop and maintain a pipeline of strategic foresight initiatives through consulting to TMX corporate functions and business units, and connecting high-value business problems with potential advanced analytics solutions

  • Structure and shepherd a program of cross-functional initiatives, managing a portfolio of concurrent projects, their key internal stakeholders, vendor relationships, team activities and resources without necessarily a direct line of authority

  • Lead and activate teams of “citizen data scientists” in predictive analytics efforts, model development, forecasts or other statistics- or data- driven analyses to drive insights and address high-value business and strategic problems facing TMX

  • Facilitate learning of best practices and mature a repeatable methodology for strategic foresight initiatives

  • Design metrics to track impact of completed initiatives

You will also be a key advisory contributor to our enterprise data strategy, governance, and competency development. You will:

  • Deliver high-value data quality initiatives to remove key hurdles to effective use of TMX data assets by business units

  • Make data lifecycle recommendations for TMX proprietary data to ensure the availability of high quality data assets for insight development

  • Evangelize an internal citizen data science culture, such as through organizing internal education events, contests and hackathons

  • Serve as an internal subject matter expert on best-in-class techniques, tools, and external resources. Make recommendations on investments in capabilities that will strengthen the strategic foresight program and its impact

We also expect you to provide leadership and support in the following additional areas:

  • Partner with EDP IT and Enterprise Client Strategies to build an automated and scalable solution allowing revenue & client information to be stored and build Analytical Dashboards to provide stakeholders a 360° holistic view of client revenue profiles

  • Challenge status quo operating model and practices involving Workday, one of our core enterprise systems, and clearly define evolutions required for TMX to be operating at the highest level of efficiency

  • Act as an internal Workday expert in the Customer Dimension and recommend integrations to the Workday Committee to champion the use of Workday

  • Establish and maintain a yearly feature roadmap for Workday, and ensure that high-impact features are duly prioritized in deployment schedule

  • Coordinate with other Workday functional leads and perform scheduled tests to maintain accuracy of customer data and integrity of processes

  • Communicate Workday features implemented to larger groups, highlighting advantages and making significant contributions to overall enterprise knowledge of Workday

  • Provide support to high-priority data-intensive initiatives within Finance (e.g. financial reporting) from time to time

Must Have Skills

  • This role will often require the management of subject matter experts who may be more senior and have limited time capacity for day-to-day work. Advanced leadership and people influence skills are critical.

  • Passion and relevant background in statistical analysis, data science, predictive modelling, clustering, machine learning, and data visualization

  • Advanced ability in establishing and managing effective internal and external relationships

  • Exceptional business project management and organizational skills

  • Ability to explain complex subject matters in an engaging and context-relevant manner

  • Grit, self-initiative and ability to thrive in ambiguous environments

  • Sound judgement, strategic acumen, and client centricity

  • A keen eye for biases and where a data-driven approach would improve decision quality

  • Relates to difficulties from a range of diverse perspectives to generate creative solutions

Nice to Haves

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in statistics, econometrics, data science, math, engineering, or other quantitatively-intensive disciplines

  • Degrees and advanced qualifications in business and finance, e.g. MBA, CFA, CA

  • R, Scala, Python coding experience

  • Broader experience in the corporate financial sector or the securities industry desired

  • Effectiveness working in global, virtual environments

TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.

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