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Business Analyst 1

Detroit, MI 48243

Posted: 12/18/2020 Industry: Analyst, Information Technology Management Job Number: 11278

Job Description

Senior Analyst – Retail Planning and Incentives

  • Responsible for leading comprehensive analysis of GM and competitor sales, market share and program analysis
  • Examine efficiency and effectiveness of incentive programs and deliver learnings to divisions to improve the implementation of the Divisions annual incentive spending target by vehicle
  • Forecast sales lift from proposed incentive programs to address sales risk/ opportunities.
  • Propose optimal incentive programs to achieve monthly and annual sales and profit objectives.
  • Use prior experience from managing/creating metrics, tools, and learnings for advising the most optimal incentive to achieve the objective(s).
  • Collaborate with IT to create statistical models to better understand incentive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide detailed insight into daily, monthly, and annual industry and segment size to establish the short-term industry segment forecast
  • Develop comprehensive reports of month-end sales results to prepare USSM leadership for the monthly press release and interviews with media and industry analysts
  • Analyze industry news and trends to determine impact on GM performance


Critical Skills Required
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic and initiative
  • Ability to think strategically and integrate many different perspectives and viewpoints
  • Must be able to generate, comprehend and display information from various data sources into a cohesive story that explains the key drivers of trends
  • Exceptional analytical ability with attention to detail
  • Pull data and analyze the results to create standard reports that support organization decision-making
  • Respond to numerous ad-hoc requests for data and industry insights in a timely manner
  • Ability to assess impact of complex scenarios and communicate insights and alternatives
  • Excellent presentation and oral communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines consistently
  • Knowledge of automotive market, GM products and competitive environment
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with different functions across the organization


Additional Preferred Qualifications/Experience
  • Experience in Leading Analytical Teams, Advanced Automotive Analytics and Forecasting, Market Research, Order Fulfillment, Production Scheduling, and/or Field Sales


Location:             Detroit, MI

Duration:            12+ month contract



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