Director, Data & Analytics

Job Req ID:  9751

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Sep 7, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

This is the senior leader who bears responsibility to foster value creation from the use of LP’s data assets, as well as the external data ecosystems. This includes value creation through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies as well as enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics, data and analytics governance. This role is the head of all enterprise analytics, decision making affecting analytics, directing analytics processes, and for using analytics to drive innovation and enterprise objectives.


We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with the CIO and other executives to establish vision, to govern and to create a culture that manages data as an enterprise asset.
  • Organize and lead a data and analytics center of excellence. Define member responsibilities and accountabilities for both. Define job roles, recruit candidates, and then manage directly or indirectly a team of data and analytics governance leaders and senior information management professionals in regions or business units across a complex, international group enterprise.
  • Be the leader with authority, responsibility, and accountability to exploit the value of enterprise information assets and the analytics used to render insights for decision making and regulatory reporting.
  • Institute a programmatic approach for enterprise information management to identify, prioritize and execute the data and analytic initiatives with clear line of sight to enterprise strategies and business outcomes.
  • Drive the development and deployment of the enterprise's data and analytics platform for digital business.
  • Lead strategy and the development of data and analytics products. To support these endeavors, collaborate with other IT teams and CIO to assure digital products are released on time, on budget and with high quality.
  • Exploit data using research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets, and develop methods to ensure consistent application and use of analytics.
  • Define information strategy practices, lead the creation, and assure the ongoing relevance of LP’s IT strategy in association with the Businesses and functions.
  • Identify new kinds, types, and sources of data to drive business innovation throughout the organization.
  • Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data.
  • Research and develop new data products or services to expand markets, monetize data (directly and indirectly) and grow company revenue.
  • Facilitate the evolution to self-service analytics and data preparation.
  • Develop, manage, and control an annual budget.
  • Perform all duties according to company policies and safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What do I need to be successful?

  •  10+ years of business experience, ideally in business management, legal, financial or information or IT management.
  • 5+ years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex.
  • Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills; able to work across business lines at senior levels to influence and effect change to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership; proven track record of leading complex, multidisciplinary talent teams in new endeavors and delivering solutions.
  • Proven data literacy — the ability to describe business use cases/outcomes, data sources and management concepts, and analytical approaches/options. The ability to translate among the languages used by executive, business, IT and quant stakeholders.
  • Information strategy experience; experience in strategic technology planning and execution, and policy development and maintenance.
  • Analytical skills: outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with business information generation and analysis methods.
  • Ability to effectively drive business, culture, and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, as well as business concepts to technologists; the ability to sell ideas and process internally at all levels, including the board and investors.
  • Proven record of effective leadership, including the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.
  • Building teams and consensus; getting things done through others not directly under his/her supervision, working ethically and with integrity. 


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • This position will work at home and in our Nashville office on a hybrid schedule
  • Must be within a commutable distance to Nashville or willing to relocate to the greater Nashville area



LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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