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Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling

The Digital Strategy Group is a department connected to every facet of the organization as a strategic partner and catalyst supporting our all-around transformation to a digital-first organization. We are thought-leaders, evolutionary planners, and executors, facilitating the alignment of operational models, digital-focused strategies, and objectives across all functions in the organization. We work with Digital Products; Content Creation Units including Radio, News, and Local Services; Marketing; Media Technology and Sales as well as with our colleagues at Radio-Canada. 

The opportunity

This is a chance to build out Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling at an organization that’s eager to use data to drive the growth of four of our fastest-growing services, including; cbc.ca, CBC News, CBC Gem, and CBC Listen. You’ve been set up for success, with the technical foundation for your work laid out by our teammates at Radio Canada; your role is to build out the structure, people, and processes as well as provide the thought leadership that will unlock the value of Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling across the organization. As the Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling, you will leverage data and analytics to better serve the needs of Canadians nation-wide.

Who you are

You’re an expert when it comes to all things BI, predictive analytics, data mining, decision modelling, and data warehousing and is ready to take the next step in your career. Whether you’re a team lead looking to make the jump into a manager position, or a manager looking to join an organization with greater reach and impact, this is the role for you. 

What's in it for you?

Canada’s largest digital audiences. CBC/Radio-Canada has a level of exposure that few other organizations can provide. As the new Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling, you will work on a grand scale, with authorship and purpose. You will create the strategy for BI for all of Digital Strategy, turning the insights you find into powerful, actionable recommendations. 

Building. As the Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling, you will focus on developing and implementing strategic, data-driven changes to maximize the efficient use of technology by our teams. In this role, you will have ownership over:

  • Business intelligence. You will develop a roadmap to support the growth of CBC’s digital services; managing the quality delivery of all BI programs. You will look to make continuous improvements wherever possible and will proactively assess and communicate volume and performance trends as well as anomalies to necessary stakeholders.

  • Team development. You will find and onboard the people you need to execute your vision for BI at the CBC. You will turn QA into a learning opportunity for your team members; helping them grow and develop professionally. 

  • Cross-functional collaboration. You will work closely with business leaders from different teams to understand their performance needs; building predictive and prescriptive models, data visualizations, and advanced dashboards to support internal decision-making. You will be the voice for BI and predictive analytics at Digital Strategy; advocating for their benefits.

Career growth. CBC/Radio-Canada is a Canadian institution that offers the best of all worlds. Corporate. Public. Startup. As the Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling, you will lead not just a group or a strategy but an evolution of how teams at the CBC work. Your contributions will help position CBC as an innovative employer of choice in the digital space; one that can effectively compete with the best technology companies for audiences and talent. 

Why join us? 

CBC/Radio-Canada reflects Canadian identity and promotes democracy. Our digital team's values - collaboration, learning, and continuous improvement - embody who we are as a people-focused, digital-forward employer. 

We follow lean startup principles and use an Agile approach. Our dedicated people managers work closely with every individual to ensure we are leveraging their strengths, championing their ideas and supporting their pursuit of new skills and career progression. 

Our leadership team is focused on creating an atmosphere where people feel fulfilled. Our team members are given opportunities to learn and work cross-functionally across multiple projects. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with flexible schedules and an excellent benefits package; we want you to be happy in and out of the office. 

What you bring as our new Senior Manager, Business Intelligence and Predictive Modelling :

  • The education and experience. You have a master’s degree in Business Analytics, Statistics or a related field. You have 5+ years of experience in BI and predictive analytics and have worked in a team lead or manager capacity for 3+ years. You have successfully planned roadmaps in the past, and have experience with BI and data warehouse technologies. Bilingualism in English and French is a strong asset.

  • The technical expertise. You hold an expert-level knowledge of advanced data mining and statistical, predictive, classification, and Decision Tree techniques. You have hands-on experience processing extremely large data sets and ideally, have database administration experience.  You are familiar with multiple platforms, tools, methodologies in the data management, reporting and advanced analytics such as Tableau, Python, R, Mathematical, Birst; as well as the MS BI Stack including Power View, Power Pivot, and Power Maps.

  • The relationship-building skills. You can nurture strong two-way relationships across multiple diverse teams, peers, and executives. You have a deep understanding of how to inspire and guide the work of digital teams. You are excellent at gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing stakeholder requests. 

  • The corporate savvy. You can navigate and push the boundaries of a national organization. You can adapt your approach to work through the layers of corporate culture effectively. You believe in and build, internal partnerships to solve business problems in the most effective way.

  • The insights and strategy. You are a strategic thinker with the patience to consider all options before jumping into a decision. You are motivated by building robust, reliable processes and solutions that support and empower the teams that make up Digital Strategy. 

  • The intellectual curiosity. You are continuously researching, learning, and innovating; you can influence the teams around you to adapt quickly and to embrace the new while accepting the ambiguous. 

To apply:

Think this job is meant for you but worried you don't have it all? At CBC, we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. 

Thought leadership, hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning, and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and click on the link to apply. 

In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and appreciated but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster. 

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