Vivint Director, Field Ops Strategy & Analytics in Provo, Utah
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The Field Operations Strategy & Analytics team provides strategic direction and analytical support for the entire Field Operations organization. This role will interact with leaders across business functions to identify, structure, analyze, track, and deliver strategic projects touching multiple functions.
The Strategy and Analytics Director will be in charge leading, training, and inspiring the strategy and analytics team. This includes determining priorities in partnership with other Field Ops and Vivint business leaders, providing clear and concise guidance to team members, communicating results, challenges, and recommendations to the broader organization based on the S&A team’s work, and pushing the team’s thinking on how best to act on those recommendations. They are expected to be an active thought partner and drive discussions with leaders within and across the organization. Intent is for this role to have significant interaction with Scott Hardy, Vivint’s COO, and will report to Brady Southwick, Vivint’s SVP of Field Operations.
Develop team of analysts, senior analysts, and managers in critical analytical and strategic thinking skills and techniques
Oversee development, deployment, and accuracy of Field Operations reporting
Define, research, synthesize, prioritize, and align team to largest opportunities to change Field Operations addressable through analytical and/or consultative approach
Prepare relevant context to inform team and run semi-annual strategic review and alignment process
Partner within and outside Field Operations to answer Vivint level questions on key business drivers
Communicate clearly the findings and recommendations of the S&A team to the broader organization
Develop and maintain an external perspective on competitive offerings and behavior
Assist SVP-Field Operations with creating and refining senior executive presentations
Lead organizing and building agendas, and ensuring content created by team, for COO offsites and offsites involving interaction between field and back office
Act as a thought partner and subject matter expert on a defined problem-solving process to drive large initiatives
Upon request, own design and execution of proof-of-concept for strategic Field Operations initiatives
Manage cross-functional projects through informal power and influence techniques
Use a combination of first-principles problem solving, expert interviews, and independent research to develop solutions addressing the largest strategic and operational opportunities
Create relevant communication mechanisms (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, excel models, templates) needed to drive organizational understanding, decisions, and action for strategic projects
Ability to clearly and concisely communicate difficult and nuanced problems and solutions
Desire to learn and improve self, team, and solution
Familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
Preferable to have some basic accounting/financial analysis experience
Preferable to have some statistics knowledge
A bachelor’s degree in quantitative subject (advanced degrees welcome)
Working and practical knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including data management, employee relations, performance management and employment laws
- Reports to Senior Vice President, Field Operations
- This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment. Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements. Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public. Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.
Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than 1.4 million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is on the Forbes 2018 list of "America's Best Employers," the Forbes 2019 list of "America's Best Employers for Diversity" and is one of Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. The company is the largest tech employer in Utah, the state’s #1 patent company and a certified Great Place to Work. For more information, visit www.vivint.com.