Job Description

About Sodexo Live!

Sodexo Live! serves as a leading provider of hospitality services to North America and the U.K.'s premier sports facilities, convention centers, cultural destinations and entertainment venues. Primary services include, food and beverage/catering services, specialty retail management, and design services. Serving over 250 venues and 100 million guests annually, Sodexo Live! is an integral partner to clients across a broad list of end markers, including: professional sports, convention centers, college athletics, zoos, museums, aquariums, ski resorts, minor league sports, attractions, and theaters, among others.

About the Position

Sodexo Live! is the food and beverage/specialty retail services provider for Hard Rock Stadium, home to the NFL's Miami Dolphins, University of Miami football, Miami Open, Miami Grand Prix, concerts, and other marquee events. We are currently in search of a Business Data Analyst to provide analytical expertise through quantitative modeling and critical performance measurement of point-of-sale data across Hard Rock Stadium's food and beverage retail channels. This position will also provide hands-on support for other Sodexo Live! venues including University of Florida athletics, Miami Beach Convention Center, and Orange County Convention Center.

Job Responsibilities:

The business analyst position will create customized approaches to deliver actionable insights and solutions to complex business problems. They will leverage and integrate POS data, develop sales strategies and will assist in efficiently calibrating pricing, distribution and promotions. We are seeking a polished and experienced research and consulting professional with strong analytic, strategy and leadership skills. Working closely with the local operating team (GM + RVP), VP of Technology, and Director of Data Analytics, they will lead projects from concept through final delivery to understand and overcome the business' most pressing issues in the areas of Operations, Innovation, Labor Management and Marketing and to add value with executable strategies and tactics.

  • Work collaboratively with client(s) and local Sodexo Live! stakeholders to understand their objectives to offer and demonstrate digestible insights and strategies.

  • Leverage technical data from various sources to help tell the story to a non-technical audience.

  • Understand consumer dynamics to analyze behavior trends and business performance data, summarize findings, and suggest a clear action plan for improvement.

  • Prepare and present fact-based insights, client presentations, and recommendations to drive value-added and successful action strategies.

  • Support the design and development of analytical platforms that helps us and client understand our customers better.

  • Collaborate cross functionally with business leaders to test/pilot concepts and help develop plans to scale execution and implementation.

  • Periodically travel to company locations in the U.S. for consulting, training or data collection projects.

  • Requires some travel for consulting, training, collecting data, and attending industry events and seminars.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in business analytics, statistics, economics, finance, or related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in analytics preferred. Food and beverage, foodservice, and/or CPG knowledge desired but not required.

  • Excellent analytical skill set with spreadsheet modeling experience.

  • Position demands good interpersonal skills (verbal and written), using sound judgement, being a quick learner, and the ability to adapt and pivot to new situations.

  • Natural ability to translate complex findings and analysis in digestible and simple formats to varying groups of seniority levels.

  • Experience facilitating change management activities with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to understand and ensure adoption of analytics.

  • High proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft Power BI, PowerQuery, Tableau, SQL a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of Python and R desired but not required.

  • Knowledge of large scale POS(point of sale) systems desired but not required.

  • Willingness to attend events which may fall on weekends, holidays, and/or evenings.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, exercise independent judgment, work on own initiative and on multiple projects simultaneously.

This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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