Mortenson Construction

Sports Business Intelligence Analyst

US-MN-Minneapolis
1 month ago(12/10/2017 8:13 PM)
Job ID
2017-3469
# of Openings
1
Category
Business Development

Overview

Founded in 1954, Mortenson is a U.S.-based, privately-held construction management company. As one of the nation's top builders, Mortenson provides a complete range of services, including planning, program management, preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, and development.

 

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

 

Mortenson is committed to identifying, developing, and executing projects that reflect Mortenson's purpose of building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society on a national level. Mortenson’s goal is to provide our customers with a superior experience, enhance the performance of the facilities we build through our expertise, and perform at the highest levels of quality and safety on each project.

 

Mortenson Sports + Entertainment focuses on large complex projects and seek to earn the reputation of the best and most respected sports builder in America. We continually focus on the growth and maturity of our team, processes, and operations by recruiting the best people in the industry to drive innovative construction solutions.

 

Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Fargo, Iowa City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, Seattle and Washington D.C.

 

The company’s project costs range from less than $1 million to more than $1 billion. Some of Mortenson Sports + Entertainment’s more notable projects include:

 

  • US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Target Field (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, NE)
  • SunTrust Park (Atlanta, GA)
  • KFC Yum! Center (Louisville, KY)
  • TCF Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO)
  • CSU New Football Stadium (Ft. Collins, CO)

Summary:

The Sports + Entertainment Group is looking for an analytical and strategic thinker who has a business mind and a passion for sports and entertainment. This individual will be a technical expert in all matters surrounding statistical analysis, data manipulation, interpretation and process automation. You will uncover insights through predictive analyses and data visualization, drive better decision making using different types of statistical modeling techniques, and promote efficiencies in reporting to Business Development, Marketing and Design Phase leadership.

 

                                              

Responsibilities

An analytical and strategic thinker who has a business mind and a passion for sports and entertainment. This individual will be a technical expert in all matters surrounding statistical analysis, data manipulation, interpretation and process automation. You will uncover insights through predictive analyses and data visualization, drive better decision making using different types of statistical modeling techniques, and promote efficiencies in reporting to Business Development, Marketing and Design Phase leadership.

 

Position Description                

 

  • Help lead Mortenson’s efforts to develop and apply cutting edge, data driven, analytical solutions to issues facing customers and partners in the Sports marketplace
  • Help lead Mortenson’s efforts to develop and maintain analytical products for communicating the state of business opportunities to key stakeholders
  • Responsible for the organization, completeness and accuracy of Mortenson’s sports database.
  • A technically-minded individual who is comfortable utilizing tools such as Excel, Salesforce, Power BI and SPSS  to interrogate numbers; experience coding or writing basic SQL queries preferred
  • Develop an understanding of current data collection needs and determine the best methods and approach for data collection and analysis based on the unique project need
  • Creation and updating of financial analyses for new work acquisition and active projects
  • Prepare financial charts and data graphs as needed for the creation of presentation packages for new opportunities and active project analysis.
  • Creation of basic financial models to project the revenue and cost impact of analysis
  • Clearly communicate results of analysis to non-technical audiences
  • Partners with Managers, Directors, and VP's

     

     

                      

 

Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in converting data into insights
  • Basic understanding of accounting, and/or commercial real estate terminology, principles, metrics and valuation techniques
  • Knowledge of the sports industry key performance measures and revenue drivers preferred
  • A technically-minded individual who is proficient with tools such as Excel, Salesforce, Power BI and SPSS  to interrogate numbers; experience coding or writing basic SQL queries preferred
  • Detail-oriented, extremely organized with ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Market research experience helpful
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, particularly for presentations
  • Experience with PowerPoint and data graphics presentation software like Think-cell or Mekkographics is preferred
  • Resourceful self-starter, able to take strong initiative, work independently and long hours when needed
  • Expertise in web scraping, parsing existing code and developing ways to increase efficiency and accessing and manipulating data via APIs
  • Familiarity with construction drawings optional but preferred

 

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

Bachelor’s degree in a related field (including coursework in fields such as computer science, math, economics, business, statistics, science or engineering)

 

  • 5+ years’ of relevant research, data analysis and management consulting
  • Experience in a professional sports team front office working on financial models or a consulting role working with sports teams preferred
  • Experience at a business consulting firm preferred
  • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) a plus

 

Amount of Travel: Up to 25%

 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

 

 

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