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Associate Data Analystat CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Product & Brand Management
Date Posted 
May 02, 2022
Chicago, Illinois
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The Analyst leverages business technology to strengthen long-term relationship and optimize investments with CDW’s partners.

The role drives the utilization, timeliness, and integrity of partner and product reporting with a focus on performance metrics, product portfolio and profitability. The Associate Analyst acts as a point of contact for projects related to automated and centralized reporting on a variety of platforms (BI, SQL, and Excel).


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support adaptation of new technology to the existing reporting needs within PPM organization. 

Other Responsibilities

  • Define and manage centralized partner and product reporting to support various PPM functions including product management, purchasing, bid desk, promotions and relations. 
  • Assist in assessing business reporting needs and work on implementing new reports. 
  • Generate standard supply chain reporting (e.g. supplier KPI’s, worker productivity, EDI diagnostics, working capital metrics etc.). Support sourcing decision process. 
  • Generate standard product/partner reporting (e.g. product mix, market share, penetration metrics, cross selling etc.). Collaborate with the team on assessing effectiveness of various promotions, educational campaigns and incentive programs. 
  • Manage existing reporting tools and product/partner data (hierarchies and designations) that support an effective measurement of PPM’s operational and financial performance. 
  • Administer quality controls to the existing data warehouses and reconcile to the data sources. 
  • Maintain the supporting documentation to increase visibility and buy-in for PPM Analytics initiatives. 
  • Follow best practices, gain industry experience, and explore new opportunities to apply existing reporting and analytical tools by facilitating conversations with partners and other key contacts. 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years of analytical or process improvement experience. 

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and processes across business functions.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to quickly adapt to the changing needs of the business and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving, critical evaluation of data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to apply new ideas to resolve existing problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical experience.
  • BI tools/database experience

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CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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