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Director of Analytics

Company: Kiva Confections
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Kiva Confections () is the premier cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and skillfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal is to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science to ensure a deliciously consistent experience every time, we continue to deliver on that mission today.We have aggressive growth plans as the legal market, and consumer adoption continues to expand. Key growth initiatives include bold platform innovation, best in class marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this explosive growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.JobSummaryAs the Director of Analytics, you will be the most senior person leading company-wide business analytics and responsible for setting the strategic priorities, developing/managing a team and building a data driven culture. Our company is growing incredibly fast and by unleashing the power of data we know we will go faster and higher. A genuine passion for data, an insatiable curiosity, and a service-oriented empathetic mindset are the essential building blocks for success in this role.You will use your broad business background, analytical prowess and technical/statistical acumen to build products that are actually used by stakeholders from top to bottom, inside and out. We need you to deliver real value with lasting impact. Our goal is to assist all departments in making better, faster and data-driven decisions. There will be no shortage of interesting questions to answer! If you dream about cohort analyses, customer segmentation and new ways to measure promotional activities and can also wake up with the ability to teach it to a 5 year old, then this job is for you.This position reports to the CFO and will have direct reports. Your challenge will be...Partner with the executive team and department leaders to identify the key business drivers and develop a company-wide understanding for why these metrics are essential, how they are measured and the levers that be influenced for enhanced successTell stories with data to non-technical team members so they can execute more effectivelyDevelop the long-term analytics roadmap and set weekly/quarterly prioritiesCollaborate with sales, marketing, finance, manufacturing and distribution teams as the leader of quantitative analysisProactively identify opportunities across the company to improve the quality of data collection and refine operational processes that drive scalability and efficiencyBring a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and build/review BI dashboards, stakeholder tools, and statistical models to support informed decision making at KivaRecruit, train, manage and support the development of a team of business analysts so they feel challenged and engagedReview code and ensure the quality of team deliverablesTrack the impact of and improve engagement with Kivas data assetsEnsure that we are developing proper documentation and a universal data lexicon that will enable other data nerds (departmental power-users) to quickly get up to speedBecome the chief data cheerleader and get people hooked on the simple yet powerful ways data can transform their worldWhat you'll need...Advanced proficiency in writing SQL including performing time-series analysis, aggregate analysis over large complex datasets, multi-table joins, query optimization, 3NF versus denormalized data storage, CASE and PIVOT syntax, and analytical windows functionsModerate familiarity with R and PythonDeep familiarity with the implementation and rollout of business intelligence tools to high growth and dynamic organizationsExperience leading a team of analysts and collaborating with data engineers and IT, preferably in a high growth and dynamic companyStrong business background (management consulting, investment banking, and/or consumer goods is a BIG bonus)Ability to present complex details in a simple way (including spoken, spreadsheets, or slides)Ability to translate business questions into prioritized functional and technical requirements for other team membersConfidence in engaging, presenting and when necessary respectfully challenging senior members of the leadership teamAn advocate for agile project management methodsKiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.DISCLOSURE TO JOB APPLICANTS PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (CCPA)As part of your job application and the Companys evaluation of your candidacy, the Company collects, receives, maintains, and uses the following types of Personal Information about you for the business purposes identified for each category:Category: Personal IdentifiersExamples: Name, alias, postal or mailing address, email address, telephone number, social security number, drivers license or state identification card number, passport numberBusiness Purpose: - To comply with state and federal law and regulations requiring; employers to maintain certain records; - To evaluate your job application and candidacy for employment; - To obtain and verify background check and references; and - To communicate with you regarding your candidacy for employment.Category:Pre-Hire InformationExamples: Job application, resume, background check results, job interview notes, and candidate evaluation recordsBusiness Purpose: Same as aboveCategory: Employment HistoryExamples: Information regarding prior job experience, positions held, names of prior supervisors, reference information, skills and when permitted by applicable law your salary history or expectationsBusiness Purpose: Same as aboveCategory: Education InformationExamples: Information from resumes regarding educational history; transcripts or records of degrees, vocational certifications, licenses obtainedBusiness Purpose: Same as aboveIf you become employed by the Company, the Company will notify you of additional categories of Personal Information that it collects, receives, and maintains for business purposes.Oakland, Ca /Kiva Brands Finance /Full-timeSDL2017

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