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Associate Director,Analytics

Mumbai , India
New Delhi (NCR) , India

About Us

Shorelight is reinventing the international education experience for students worldwide. Based in Boston, the company works directly with top-ranked, nonprofit American universities to build innovative programs and high-touch, technology-driven services that help talented students thrive and become global citizens.


Job Overview


This goal of this position is to weave data-driven decision-making into the fabric of Shorelight’s everyday work. A key management role within our analytics team, you will be accountable for business intelligence reporting and data visualization products within the company. This role should have strong hands-on skills and experience as well as the ability to establish strong business relationships. Reporting to the Executive Director, Analytics, you will help drive the long-term data strategy and road map in partnership with other Analytics leadership.


Essential Functions

  • Works closely with business partners across Shorelight, participating in requirements gathering sessions together to find the best possible BI solution or analytics product to a given business need
  • Owns the entire lifecycle of an analytics product – ideation, design, development, testing, deployment, and support
  • Delivers work that generates insights, using creativity and pragmatism, getting to the “so what?”
  • Makes recommendations grounded in data and guided by a broader understanding of the business
  • Participates in the development of company benchmarks of key metrics and performance indicators
  • Manages, guides, and mentors a team of analysts capable of meeting personal, departmental, and company goals
  • Manages daily operations of analyst team to ensure successful project delivery; ensures fair allocation of workload and resources, aligning projects with priority to the business
  • Works closely with data architecture team to prioritize data warehouse needs
  • Contributes to data strategy for reporting, dashboards, and self-service analytics
  • Structures and presents analyses to executives and other key stakeholders
  • Leverages innovative tools and approaches, identifying new methodologies to conduct analyses
  • Drives continuous improvement in data analytics and business intelligence capabilities, spreading that knowledge and expertise throughout the organization
  • Maintains knowledge of industry best practices



Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years’ experience in an analytics or business intelligence role; relevant experience bringing a data-driven approach to strategic decision making
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with programming / database querying tools (R, Python, SQL, etc )
  • Strong experience, technical capabilities in data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Data Studio, PowerBI)
  • Must have prior management experience overseeing and directing teams of analysts
  • Confident and clear presenter who is at ease with diverse audiences
  • Positive team player
  • Intellectual curiosity, initiative, and love for learning new skills
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and business collaboration skills
  • Strong project management, organization, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Exposure or experience working in agile methodology



Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Shorelight Eduction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.