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Company:  JCrew
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Apr 22, 2021

Senior Analyst

This exciting position is ideal for a versatile thinker, with an analytical background in omnichannel apparel retail, who can change gears quickly and apply out of the box thinking to different business problems around the topics of pricing, planning and testing. 

 

The Senior Analyst will own and expand the retail/direct to consumer testing capabilities of the brand through the use of third-party software that facilitates sophisticated statistical testing. The Senior Analyst will develop a close relationship with multiple cross functional groups to organize, deploy and communicate results periodically. 

 

The Senior Analyst will provide SKU productivity, store Performance Grading, streamlined report, logic development and other hindsighting analysis to support the Merchants/Planning/Allocation teams.

 

The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with a quantitative background and have an existing knowledge of the modern retail environment. This individual should have an understanding of relational databases (like SAP HANA, Oracle and SQL Server) and excellent Excel (complex formula structure building & familiarity of VBA) and data analysis skills.  The Sr. Analyst must possess an intermediate skill set in SQL, R Studio and Tableau. A deeply curious mind and an aptitude for learning are essential for success. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute and maintain initial pricing strategies across retail and online.
  • Partner with Store Operations, Merchandising, Planning, Allocation and Digital Marketing in developing and deploying retail focused tests to gather insights on promotional and assortment effectiveness in stores. 
  • Ability to provide alternate solution to newly developed reorder tool to optimize its operational task
  • Provide detailed insights into SKU/Style productivity across all merchandise categories to inform end of quarter hind sighting and pre planning assortment targets. 
  • Develop SQL scripts on inventory, sales and customer databases to answer questions from Senior Leadership. 
  • Capability in understanding the business requirements, develop a logic, validate it, and transfer it to IT partners.
  • Efficient PowerPoint and presentation skills to communicate testing results/insights to a broad audience of different backgrounds and seniority. 
  • Provide ad hoc analysis as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain or Computer-Science
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (complex formula building & familiarity of VBA)
  • Intermediate knowledge of databases, SQL, R Studio and Tableau or other BI tools
  • Experience in retail planning, allocation or buying
  • Outstanding analytical skills, data driven mindset & solution-driven mindset
  • Hands-on experience with Inventory management & data mining
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • 3+ years of analytics experience in retail (or related field) including a background in inventory management, demand forecast and supply chain.  5+ years professional experience in a related field (finance, consulting, marketing) or commensurate academic experience

 

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


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