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Data Analytics Manager – 12-month contract

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 18, 2023.

The opportunity

The Data Analytics Manager will join the Data & Analytics team, which is a multidisciplinary group of data scientists, data analytics specialists, data engineers and data visualization experts. The Data Analytics team is mandated to build data science and analytics capabilities for the organization, helping the business make data-driven investment decisions in a timely manner. In this role, you will maintain and develop data solutions to support business analytics needs and build the skills and competence to digest large datasets of information and produce innovative ways of interpretation and visualization.

Who you'll work with

The Data Analytics Manager will report to Director, Data Science and Advanced Analytics. You will work directly with our internal business team clients (Capital Markets, Private Investment, and more) and work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver high quality data solutions.

What you'll do

  • Support business initiatives in developing, maintaining and improving key reports/dashboard, and critical data solutions.

  • Understand, support, and analyse business KPIs through data science and analytics approaches

  • Integrate and directly work with business teams to support decision making with data analytics

  • Evaluate alternative data sources for potential business applications using quantitative methods

  • Visualize data, metrics, and patterns to produce insightful analytics, summarization and collaborate with business teams on implementation

  • Give to the design and implementation of various data foundations and architecture to support long-term analytical needs

  • Be able to research for potential solutions to data science or analytical problems

  • Assist and develop predictive analysis, and/or statistical modelling

  • Maintain, monitor, and improve data science ecosystem: data pipeline, statistical model development and/or business applications

  • Along with Software developers, give to Data engineering activities

  • Remain current as to the business domain developments and technologies as well as Data and Analytics areas

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s degree + in quantitative domains: Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or Engineering.

  • Minor or advanced degree in Finance is an asset.

  • Business oriented data analytics life cycle: data mining, data engineering, analysis, insight generation, visualization, and presentation

  • Mathematical and statistical modelling to support predictive decision making.

  • Strong problem-solving skills working in a team-based environment

  • 4+ years’ experience in business-oriented data science and analytics.

  • Passion for data analysis and problem solving to support investment decision making.

  • Self-motivated, ability to do independent research.

  • Strong communication skills, ability to articulate thoughts / ideas to effectively collaborate with a variety of teams from both investments and technology.

  • Strong desire to work in a team-based and collaborative environment.

  • Strong programming skills (SQL, Python, Sparks, +)  and how to use related libraries.

  • Proficient with data visualization tools:  PBI/Tableau/…

  • Proficient with machine learning applications, data science and other sophisticated analytic techniques.

  • Proficient with programming in cloud computing environment

  • High degree of curiosity about investment and asset management.



What we’re offering

  • Competitive compensation

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources – from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.

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