Strategy, Operations and Project Associate at IHS Markit Digital

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About the Job

The Strategy & Operations Analyst will work within IT Business Operations and partner with the leadership teams of the IT, Information Security, and Legal, Risk and Compliance organizations at IHS Markit. This role will assist in progressing strategic programs, using data and analytics to support decision-making, and will build reports and presentations for the IT, LRC, and Executive leadership teams. This role will report to the Executive Director of IT Business Operations and Planning, working closely with the Chief Administrative officer and General Council.

 

This is a great opportunity to interact with and learn from leaders across the business while participating in strategic initiatives. Are you a quick study who likes building relationships with all levels, diving into data, taking on new challenges, and doing something different each day? This may be the role for you.

 

A successful candidate in this roll will be a self-starter and team player, be intellectually curious, and have strong analytical skills – both technically with data and qualitatively drawing actionable insights and conclusions from their work. They will be able to clearly communicate research, program updates, and other insights to various cross-functional audiences including management. They will have high personal integrity and accountability, be a fast learner, work well with ambiguity, and be able to separate signal from noise to build an accurate narrative.

Responsibilities

  • Support strategy formulation and execution, special strategic projects and business development activities.
  • Provide actionable insights based on data gathered from a wide variety of internal and external sources.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams including business management, operations, human resources, finance, and accounting, among others, to drive process improvement and progress on strategic programs.
  • Manage critical KPIs and work with the business intelligence team to assist in building dashboards to help drive operational rigor and performance, guiding decision making with analytics.
  • Aggregate & analyze data from different sources, manage reporting, mine insights for the team, and drive improvements in business and marketing initiatives.
  • Develop presentations and reporting for Board of Directors meetings, industry events, internal strategic meetings, and financial performance reviews.
  • Collaborate closely with Finance on annual budgeting and monthly forecasting and performance.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree; Business, Communications, and/or Finance preferred
  • 5 years of prior experience in a strategic and/or analytical role within a consulting firm, investment bank, private equity firm, and/or financial or technology company
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; particularly Excel, Powerpoint, and PowerBI (or similar BI tools); modeling and building analysis from large data sets; Salesforce is a plus
  • Curiosity to analyze data and develop meaningful commentary explaining trends in our business
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to lead and influence internal stakeholders
  • Effective at working with multiple stakeholders (both internal and external), self-directed, proactive, strong business sense, and accountable to meeting deadlines
  • Unmatched attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple workstreams without sacrificing quality
  • Experience working with a global team
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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