From: Edith Daves
Date: 25 May 2005
Subject: San Francisco, CA: Marketing Analyst I-III at Providian
San Francisco-based Providian (www.providian.com) is a leading
provider of credit cards to customers throughout the U.S. By combining
experience, analysis and technology, Providian seeks to build long-lasting
relationships with its customers by providing products and services that
meet their evolving financial needs. At Providian, you will have the
opportunity to be part of a world-class team that is revolutionizing the
financial services industry. Join us for a career that is stimulating,
exciting and challenging.
Marketing Analyst I-III
Strategy Development - New Accounts and Customer Development
The Marketing Analyst position will focus on analytic support for strategy
development in New Accounts Acquisitions or Customer Development. The
Marketing Analyst will provide guidance on marketing decisions through
analyses of test results, identifying trends/opportunities, and exploratory
analyses. He/she will work with Marketing, Credit, Finance and Modeling
Teams in assessing opportunities to move the business forward.
POSITION SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Bachelor or Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations
Research, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Econometrics or related quantitative fields
- 1-2 years experience working in an analytic or quantitative field, preferably in the bankcard industry
- Previous experience with SAS and SQL is mandatory. Oracle, Informix and UNIX experience a plus
- Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
The Marketing Analyst will have thorough
understanding of analytic, operational and technical concepts to
perform standard analytic projects; Uses broad technical and business
knowledge to complete non-standard work activities. May lead smaller
Exercises judgment within generally
defined practices in selecting methods of solving complex problems.
Detects anomalies in data and forms testable hypotheses to resolve
questions. Explores hypotheses independently showing appropriate
discretion for when to proceed or discuss with project/team leader.
Effectively distinguishes between problems of major and minor
significance. Forms recommendations for resolving issues and
discusses with project leaders and peers.
Clearly communicates in written and oral format;
regularly asks questions to clarify information; presents information
and answers concisely and completely. Begins to focus on key findings
or questions, judiciously chooses supporting evidence to share
without overwhelming audience with data.
Manages own time successfully; Re-prioritizes tasks as
needed. Provides feedback to managers on goal/task completion; may
oversee work of less experienced staff. Successfully contributes to
project team; Develops collegial relationships with others of various
levels throughout the company.
Understand the company's business and how this
impacts work processes and deliverables; familiar with industry and
competitors. Understands the company's business model.
San Francisco-based Providian Financial (www.providian.com) is a leading
provider of credit cards to mainstream American customers throughout the
U.S. By combining experience, analysis and technology, Providian seeks to
build long-lasting relationships with its customers by providing products
and services that meet their evolving financial needs.
Our Comprehensive Benefits & Compensation programs include:
- Disability Insurance
- Life & Accident Insurance
- Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- 401(k) Plan
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Company-Matched Charitable Giving Program
- Full-Time Business Casual Dress
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