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Vice President Data & Analytics Strategy

Synopsis of the role
    
The VP, D&A Strategy will be a key member of the D&A Strategy team responsible for developing and setting the strategic direction for the global D&A organization, including the ideation and fostering  of new innovation ideas. This leader will collaborate closely with other team members of the D&A Strategy team and the D&A Leadership Team. This is a player/coach role that requires high-quality and high impact individual output and mentorship of junior staff. The role will be based in Atlanta, GA.


Who is Equifax? 


At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You’ll Do 

  • Own overall D&A strategy, including market research, competitive research, assessment of evolving capabilities, and monthly executive briefings. 

  • Source  and develop innovation ideas from various sources, including but not limited to: customers, start-ups, expert interviews, market research, BU counterparts, and your professional network

  • Develop innovation ideas to a mature enough state that they can be prioritized for deeper research by the Innovation Architecture team and handoff to the D&A Operations team

  • Define D&A’s strategy and roadmap aligning with corporate, BU, D&A, and International strategies and priorities and Be an influential voice in the Innovation Council (internal with BUs and external with customers and partners)

  • Act a business partner with senior leadership across D&A and BUs to ensure innovation ideas in alignment with the company’s strategic objectives

  • Manage day to day workload of D&A Strategy team and Coach D&A Strategy team on activities such as opportunity assessments, market research studies, etc.

  • Evaluate results of strategic activities and adjust the strategic direction to meet changing market and competitive conditions


Qualifications 

  • Bachelors required

  • 15+ years experience in consulting (technology, strategy, or operations), corporate strategy, product management, or related field

  • 10+ years experience with data and analytics products

  • 10+ years of Financial Services, Fraud, or Big Tech experience

  • Must possess effective negotiation, decision making and strong problem solving abilities involving identifying the root cause of problems, assessing risks/impacts and determining and implementing effective solution

  • Maintains a pulse on the market and can anticipate evolving needs of customers and/or market and Experienced interacting with sales and customers to gather feedback about market conditions and competitive 


Extra Points for any of the Following

  • Advanced Degree (MBA, or M.S. in Analytics, Data Science, or similar)

  • Fintech or data start-up experience

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  •  Trust

  •  Ownership


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!
 


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

For US Applicants

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