Operations Analyst

ID
2018-2784
US-MA-Boston
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Data Analytics

Overview

Our newly formed Data Analytics group is seeking an experienced Operations Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to actively monitor and analyze our project operations and make recommendations to executive management about improving processes to increase efficiencies and improve profitability. The candidate would be excited to grow in the role as Suffolk continues its “Build Smart” journey. It is the perfect opportunity to become a part of an innovative and energetic team that will help Suffolk transform construction through sophisticated application of data analytics.

 

If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!

Responsibilities

  • Design operations dashboards - Lead and manage the design, production and continuous improvement of key operational metrics, including identifying leading indicators that that help manage outcomes
  • Ensure data quality - Conduct regular quality reviews of data inputs, and final analytics to ensure a high-quality end product
  • Recommend operational metrics and targets – Analyze historical portfolio of projects to understand baseline performance and recommend targets for operational metrics
  • Collect and analyze data - Structure, design and conduct analytics to understand underlying drivers of operational performance and trends; track trends and development in key operational metrics
  • Recommend process improvements - Collaborate with Operations to conduct semi-annual reviews of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and make recommendations on improvements to drive efficiencies
  • Share best practices – Discover pockets of best practice across portfolio of projects and disseminate across our national footprint
  • Prepare and present reports - Design and deliver monthly operations analytics report to national and regional operational management on trends in operations performance, highlighting issues to address; develop ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Manage special projects – E.g., conduct studies to address specific operational questions, develop and produce new data and analytics solutions to support operations
  • Provide consulting and data support – Partner with regional COOs and Operations Support to provide data analytics support
  • Build strong relationships – Develop and maintain a strong network of operations stakeholders and serve as an agent of change to embed a data-driven decision-making culture across the operations
  • Ad hoc training - Provide training to operations data analysts and project managers as needed on data analytics tools and processes to enable data discovery and self-service analytics

 

Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree in a quantitative or operational field
  • 3+ years as an Operations Analyst
  • Experience with labor productivity and / or construction preferred
  • Excellence in analytical problem definition and structuring
  • Relentless focus on data precision and vigilance around appropriate conclusions.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office Suite generally, with an aptitude to learn new programs;
  • Experience with construction management systems, Oracle and SQL
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to synthesize implications from analytics
  • Strong people skills, with a focus on client service and team work
  • Ability to multi-task, set clear priorities, and manage projects and tasks with limited oversight

Necessary Attributes:

  • Demonstrates Suffolk’s Core Values of hard work, professionalism, integrity, passion and caring
  • Positive Attitude with a strong willingness to learn
  • Sound business acumen
  • Curious and tenacious
  • Strong drive to insight

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.

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