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Director, Self-Service, Reporting, and Analytics Platforms

Posted August 3, 2022

Bethesda Marriott
Bethesda, MD
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About This Job

Job Number

22096656

Job Category

Sales & Marketing

Location

Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP

Schedule

Full-Time

Located Remotely?

Y

Relocation?

N

Position Type

Management



Job Summary

The Director, Self-Service, Reporting and Analytics Platforms leads the platform strategy around data access, analytics and reporting for the Customer Experience Data & Analytics function at Marriott. This leader ensures the proper toolset is in place to house data, build data products and reports, provision access to user groups, and enable self-service. They develop and manage the governance structure for program alignment and accountability across reporting platforms. This director owns and leads the demand management and product development processes for all reporting platform initiatives. They collaborate with peers on the CX Data & Analytics team as well as Senior Executives across Marriott’s Brand, Marketing, Sales & Consumer (BMSC) organization to ensure business experience design initiatives meet stakeholder needs and further user access and adoption. This leader owns and drives key strategic initiatives for maturing self-service data access and reporting capabilities and processes, legacy data platform retirements, etc. They develop change management and operations support strategies for property level reporting, and tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and additional processes and technology components being used for self-service data access.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in complex data & analytics programs required that include:
    • Managing relationships with multiple senior level stakeholders
    • Managing direct report and matrixed teams
    • Product and project management expertise
    • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts and drive direction/focus
  • BS/BA or equivalent relevant experience required
  • Experience with data reporting, dashboarding and visualizations
  • Tactical experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Power BI, MicroStrategy, Cognos, etc.
  • Deep project management expertise
  • Proven experience in planning, budgeting, and analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
  • Demonstrated ability of excellent analytical skills with complex problems/issues
  • Experience with business process re-engineering
  • Demonstrated ability of strong process management, negotiating, influencing and problem resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate with internal and external stakeholder regarding Data & Analytics specific projects
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing partnerships
  • Experience developing and executing multi-year plans
  • Experience working within an Agile Delivery methodology

Core Work Activities

Own And Run Core Management Processes
  • Establish an annual platforms & products planning cadence to capture Data & Analytics team needs and initiatives for the upcoming year
  • Establish an annual planning cadence/process to capture discipline stakeholder needs and initiatives for the upcoming year
  • Collaborate with Peers to provide meaningful data to facilitate prioritization of initiatives across multiple major stakeholder groups
  • Establish and manage a more frequent intake process to enable commitments that can be appropriately staffed and delivered in the suggested time horizon
  • Ensure clear metrics are in place for measuring process health and efficiency

Platform Management Processes

  • Establish and manage a team of Reporting Automation resources and Visualization developers
  • Define Automation strategy and set the standard approach and guidelines for BI development to ensure easy transition to Automated dashboards / reports
  • Develop standard visualization library. Evaluate different visualization technologies as needed to present data / analytics with appropriate visualizations
  • Develop more robust processes for external teams such as property-level associates on bringing in new data sets and creating new visualizations

Leadership Accountabilities

  • Function as the thought leader for reporting and self-service
  • Lead strategic engagements as such as tool adoption goal setting efforts, retirement of legacy reporting platforms and adoption of new platform globally

Managing And Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Interviews and hires employees.
  • Promotes the fair and equitable treatment of employees.
  • Facilitates regular, ongoing communication in department (e.g., staff meetings).
  • Fosters employee commitment to providing excellent service, participates in daily stand-up meetings and models desired service behaviors in all interactions with customer and employees.
  • Incorporates customer satisfaction as a component of staff/operations meetings with an emphasis on generating innovative ways to continually improve results.
  • Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the performance review process and holds staff accountable for performance goals.
  • Solicits employee feedback.
  • Utilizes an “open door policy” and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
  • Promotes adherence to policies consistently, follows disciplinary procedures and documents items according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and supports the Peer Review Process.
  • Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Champions change ensures brand and regional business initiatives are implemented and communicates follow-up actions to team as necessary.
  • Identifies talents of direct reports and their teams and assists with their growth and development plans.

Management Competencies

Leadership

  • Communication

    Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
  • Leading Through Vision And Values

    - Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Managing Change

    Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
  • Problem Solving And Decision Making

    - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.
  • Professional Demeanor

    - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
  • Strategy Development

    Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.

Managing Execution

  • Building A Successful Team

    Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization.
  • Strategy Execution

    – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
  • Driving For Results

    • Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

Building Relationships

  • Customer Relationships

    - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
  • Global Mindset

    Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
  • Strategic Partnerships

    Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective countries; performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.

Generating Talent And Organizational Capability

  • Organizational Capability

    • Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
  • Talent Management

    • Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning And Applying Professional Expertise

  • Business Acumen

    - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
  • Continuous Learning

    Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.
  • Strategy Knowledge

    Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific strategic work challenges.
  • Basic Competencies

    - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
    • Basic Computer Skills

      - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
    • Mathematical Reasoning

      • Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
    • Oral Comprehension

      • Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Reading Comprehension

      - Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Writing

      - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

This position requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment, subject to applicable law. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation request is received and approved.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed.  We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration.  So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

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About this Employer

Bethesda Marriott

5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

1-301-897-9400

407 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Located northwest of Washington, DC, in Maryland's Capital Region, our Bethesda, Maryland hotel is part of a thriving area with 200 restaurants, 20 art galleries and some of the best shopping in the area. Wisconsin Ave. is accessible just outside the hotel for direct access to I-270 and 495 and an easy 2-mile drive to downtown Bethesda, where plenty of parking is available and its bustling streets often host special events. We understand ease of transportation is a must, which is why our hotel in Bethesda, MD offers complimentary shuttle service to downtown, local destinations like the NIH campus and White Flint Mall, and the Metro's Red Line which provides continuous service to downtown Washington, DC. With 399 luxuriously chic hotel rooms, 8 distinguished suites, 18,500 sq ft of flexible event space and state-of-the-art Washington, DC meeting rooms, our Bethesda, MD hotel will provide you with the ideal venue for your meeting or create a lavish backdrop for your wedding reception in Maryland.