The Estee Lauder Companies Exec. Dir. - IT Business Intelligence Analytics & Reporting Lead/ Business Analysis in United States

Exec. Dir. - IT Business Intelligence Analytics & Reporting Lead/ Business Analysis

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The Executive Director for Business Analysis is accountable for establishing the development, implementation and management of business intelligence reporting and analytics solutions specific to the functional areas. Under the leadership of the Business Intelligence and Analytics VP, the Executive Director of A&R partners with business users to identify critical business questions and defines shape solution requirements that will meet business needs. The Executive Director will be expected to lead and mentor more junior analysts as well as perform/guide Data Discovery activities to help business users understand the quality, completeness and analysis potential of their data sets.

Work with business users in the Global Brand, Functions and Regions to identify business questions and explore analytical requirements. (10%)

Lead Data Discovery exercises to help the Global Brand, Functions and Regions understand their data quality, data completeness and analytics opportunities. (15%)

Prepare proposals for analytics development initiatives and present business cases for new solutions to the Analytics and Reporting Council for review. (10%)

Co-lead Core Enablement Teams comprised of business users, enterprise data specialists, data scientists, solution developers and change management agents to build, test, revise and launch analytical tools. (30%)

Mentor and direct junior and less experienced analysts to support Core Enablement Teams and Discovery efforts (10%)

Leverage flexible project management and development methods such as Agile and Lean to enable rapid user feedback, iterative development and continuous improvement. (5%)

Solicit and provide perspectives on project complexity, including project cost, data readiness, application development and change management hurdles. (5%)

Develop project plans and coordinate Core Enablement Team tasks and responsibilities.

Ensure projects in the development process are enabled with the appropriate change management, training and communications support. (5%)

Recognize and communicate key challenges/roadblocks to BIA leadership. (5%)

Present regular status and progress updates to operational and executive committees. (5%)

Thinks Strategically: Takes a broad view of the business, industry, and consumer environment to anticipate and plan for the future. Identifies the focus and defines where to play, how to win and what capabilities and management systems are required.

Aligns and Engages the Team in the Vision: Provides clarity to each team member on their role in achieving the vision, strategy, and goals.

Embraces and Initiates Change: Distinguishes what to preserve and what to change. Has the courage to initiate and lead the changes that drive success.

Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.

Demonstrates Learning Agility: Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw

Drives Creativity and Innovation: Focuses on areas of highest potential. Creates newness or connects knowledge in new ways to create the unexpected.

Ensures that the creativity and innovation pipeline are aligned to achieve strategy and goals.

Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs.

Learns equally from successes and failures.


  • 10 years of experience in project management and business analysis. (Management consulting experience a plus)

  • Extensive experience in project management and product (particularly software) management.

  • Extensive experience with SAP is a must

  • Deep knowledge in Brand and Business Operations; Familiarity with other core business functions

  • Extensive business partnering, facilitation and influencing skills.

  • Expertise in Data Discovery methods and tools

  • Frequent travel between NYC and Melville, NY (Long Island expected)

  • Minimum Education Level: MBA Preferred

Job: Information Technology / GIS

Primary Location: Americas-United States

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Number: 162970