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Marketing Data Analyst - Downers Grove, IL

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Job Title: Marketing Data Analyst - Downers Grove, IL
Location: Downers Grove, IL, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Marketing Data Analyst
Downers Grove, IL

About SyngentaSyngenta
is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by
enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through
world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90
countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from
degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

the Marketing Data Analyst, you will
be responsible for collecting, stitching together and analyzing data to enable
insights, behavior models, and communicate how those findings support data
driven decisions to deliver improvement in operational excellence, customer
experience, and profitability supporting our commercial organization.

Essential Duties &

  • Perform development, implementation, and management of cross-functional
    Seeds Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to deliver related insights to the
    Sales Heads, District Managers and salespeople, seeking to drive significant
    impact and value enabled through data driven decisions across the
  • Improve the data availability by acting as a liaison between analytics
    & IT teams
  • Bring a deep understanding of Sales analytics with capability to develop
    analytics and insights in a functional agnostic manner
  • Produce data through SQL / and other programming and partner with the
    application delivery lead on developing reports and dashboards to feed into
    daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual KPIs and dashboards
  • Leverage data and information structure to ensure single source of
  • Develop, measure and recommend decisions based on agreed upon KPIs
    (both leading and lagging)
  • Explore and conduct analysis on business improvement opportunities, including
    ad hoc requests
  • Create and modify computer processes to extract information from company
  • Interact with data scientists and industry experts to understand how
    data needs to be converted, loaded and presented
  • Enable
    North America Seeds battle plans to drive growth in AgroCore Zones (e.g.,
    market analytics support, target lists, product performance data, etc.)
  • Ensure
    effective and efficient execution through agreed ways-of-working
  • Support
    Business Analytics Lead and Head of Data Insights & Analytics to develop
    and deliver insights to the Seeds Leadership Team, Seeds Planning &
    Execution decision body and Operational decision body


Education &

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science,
    Statistics, Math or related field
  • Masters Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with
    data analysis and preparation, including experience with very large data sets
  • Strong business and collaboration
    skills, and responsive to service needs and operational demands
  • Passion and deep understanding of
    agriculture, marketplace dynamics, competitive environment and Syngenta
    customer needs
  • Understanding of key business drivers
    for profitable growth
Additional Knowledge,
Skills, Traits & Abilities:

  • Team oriented, goals oriented, and
    flexible with proven track record in collaborating with multiple stakeholders
    and driving results, especially via influence management
  • General sales, marketing and technical
    skills, knowledge of product lines,
    customers, distribution channels; agronomic and seed marketing expertise
  • Utilization of data discovery tools
    such as Qlik, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, and Sales Force
  • Ability to tell a story with data and
    drive data literacy
  • Understanding of seeds/traits industry
    value chain and dynamics
  • Passion and interest in serving channel
    partners and growers, including understanding of their needs and way-of-business
  • Ability to build good relationships and
    work cross-functionally
  • Experience in database development
    & data model design
  • High-functioning communications skills
    both verbal and written and ability to interface with senior leadership
  • Motivate and inspires across all levels
    of organization through effective communication

is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected

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Job Post Date: 04/25/19
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