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CoE Analytics & CCO Manager

Department: MFG Sourcing and Cost Management
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Senior CoE Analytics & CCO Manager
Position Supervises: Senior CoE Analytics & CCO Analyst
Pay Level: 11
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

The CoE Analytics & CCO Manager will promote the use of analytics to enhance specific category strategies, sourcing events and overall sourcing results. Oversee the quality of data and insights provided by market intelligence providers, internal analytics teams and will develop action plans to improve quality, capabilities and accuracy of analytics tools. Work with category teams to identify economic drivers to be able to perform advanced and customized analyses such as should cost, TCO, and benchmarking analyses. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Platform
  • Introduce new analytics processes and technologies to drive decision-making based on analysis of internal/external data
  • Facilitate and execute the development of reports and insights, to drive performance improvement, provide guidance and support to category management teams
  • Oversee performance and manage 3rd parties for market intelligence outsourced process
  • Oversee and manage analytics tools performance, functionalities, quality of the data, reporting
  • Establish processes to continuously monitor data quality; proactively detect, correct, and prevent invalid data values
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Work with category management teams to understand suppliers cost structure and pricing
  • Understand all cost components affecting total ownership of a product and service
  • Develop, execute and maintain project plan for each series of category reviews
  • Lead development and execution of a gate review process to ensure quality assurance of analytical process
  • Ensure cross category coordination during analytical processes
  • Review category improvement projections and post-implementation variance analysis
  • Talent Management
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties: complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Create an effective work environment by developing a common vision, communicating of clear objectives, fostering teamwork, recognizing performance, providing on the job coaching
  • Additional Support
  • Work with other functions of the organization on development of data analytics and business intelligence
  • Promote use of analytics and support business adoption of business intelligence and self-service reporting
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Retail, CPG, Data Analytics, or similar
  • 3 years of management experience with large complex organizations
  • Strong understanding of use of data (analytics, business intelligence) and data governance (standards, metadata)
  • Ability to build impactful relationship with internal clients, key influencers to effectively
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
  • Ability to synthesize analysis into compelling verbal and written communications and presentations

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • MBA or master’s degree
  • 5 years of experience in an analytics organization, performing tasks within different data governance aspects (quality, standards, reference data, data management)
  • 3 years of experience building, and reporting should cost and TCO analyses
  • Knowledge of procurement and P2P activities



Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.



Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati



Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Data Analyst, Analytics, Manager, Data Management, QA, Data, Management, Quality

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