Senior Data Analytics Analyst
Ritchie Bros.
Burnaby, BC
Senior Data Analytics Analyst - (1900009U)

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As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent. If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team – employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions – as we transform the global used equipment market.

Join us on our journey and move forward with us, build your success, and grow your career.

We’re looking for a Senior Data Analytics Analyst to join our team in Burnaby, BC.

The Opportunity:
Our team of Analysts act as a support partner to the various business groups by providing objective and fact-based analytics to deliver deeper understanding of drivers of performance and the impact of different courses of action. Candidates will demonstrate a bias for action, present very strong analytical and problem-solving skills, be personable and have effective written and verbal communication skills.

In this role you’ll:
Act as an analytics partner for different business units and functional teams within the organization
Coach and mentor more junior analysts within the team on technical solutions, collaborative problem solving and presentations
Play a lead role in helping define “what good looks like” as the team works to advance various initiatives and products
Contribute to new ways to think about existing problems and recommend alternative analysis to help deliver enhancement to the business
Proactively identify solutions for improving the effectiveness of business activities within sales, marketing, and auction operations (Ritchie Bros. live and IronPlanet online)
Translate business questions into specific requirements and then deliver meaningful insights through a combination of expert technical skill and deep understanding of the business problem
Proactively identify solutions for improving the effectiveness of business activities within sales, marketing, and auction operations (Ritchie Bros. live and IronPlanet online)
Independently execute complex analysis - structuring analysis, executing analysis, synthesizing results, presenting results
Lead / take ownership of data related products - e.g., building report dashboards to support the business and /or close support of business line analysis
Assist our Data Management department with identifying and prioritizing business needs
Presentation of analysis - convene groups & teams to collaborate on a cross cutting issue or question
Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.

Here’s what you bring:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, MIS, economics or similar
At least 5-10 years’ experience in a related role or industry
Expert MS Office skills (Excel, Access, VBA)
Proficiency with relational databases and SQL
Experience with data visualization tools (Microsoft BI, Tableau, etc)
Ability to work collaboratively with others to explore novel solutions for business stakeholders
Ability to synthesize their own and other’s thoughts into crisp / effective communications
Enthusiasm for trying new approaches and or developing creative solutions
Comfort speaking out in larger groups

What We Offer:
Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how:
Base salary + performance bonus
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
RRSP and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.
A multi-award winning LEED gold certified facility, in an exceptional park-like setting, featuring:
A subsidized, multi-award winning childcare centre.
A subsidized cafeteria, dry cleaning services, and free parking.
A workout facility, featuring advanced gym equipment, bike room, shower and changing facilities, and nutrition and fitness programs.
Proximity to miles of Fraser River walking paths, plus shops, restaurants and services.