• Strategic Analyst

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
  • Overview

    You’re always described as inquisitive and intelligent, the kind of person who actually looks forward to tackling complex, unstructured problems. Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data for insights comes naturally. Are you ready to apply your talents to an exceptional company that values its employees?

     

    Precoa’s positive, upbeat culture is complemented by the data-driven decisions we use to grow efficiently and effectively. By becoming a key member of the strategy team, you will participate in and lead cross-functional strategic projects that have an analytical element. With your analytical skills and business acumen, backed up by your solid intuition and ability to solve problems, your insights will lead to strategic business opportunities.

     

    Located in Portland, OR, Precoa is a national sales and marketing company within the preneed insurance industry. We are the nation’s leading provider of an innovative marketing, lead generation, and appointment setting system called Proactive Preneed, and our core values of KINDNESS, PROGRESSION, and CRAFTSMANSHIP have resulted in the Oregonian naming Precoa one of its Top Workplaces for 7 consecutive years. We support our external and internal partners with these core values in mind, and we look for employees who can positively contribute to our company and culture.

    Responsibilities

    Main responsibilities for this role:

    • Use data and your analytical expertise to drive business growth across a complex business model
    • Collaborate with internal business partners to identify and quantify opportunities that inform insights and impact the business
    • Lead cross-functional projects using data modeling and analysis to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities
    • Manage a portfolio of strategic projects to ensure appropriate prioritization and resource allocation
    • Resolve conflict effectively, removing roadblocks and supporting strategic decision-making
    • Communicate results of initiatives to stakeholders
    • Develop a broad understanding of operational systems and processes to provide strategic guidance
    • Make sound decisions in ambiguous or difficult situations, including when under pressure
    • Continuously improve service and results for our people and the business

    Qualifications

    Competencies and skills needed:

    • Exceptional judgment, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Experience using quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to create valuable and actionable insights
    • Comfortability with ambiguous problems
    • Ability to clearly articulate complex concepts in discussions and presentations with internal business partners and executive-level leaders
    • Strategic mindset with the ability to identify opportunities to create positive change
    • Strong capability to manage multiple project streams
    • Demonstrated expertise with, or active interest in, at least one of the following tools: SQL, Tableau, Excel
    • High degree of self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and skill in building relationships
    • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

     Education and/or Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree, with strong academic performance

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