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Sr Category Analyst

Location:
Westlake, OH
Description:

Position overviewThe American Greetings Target team is looking for an individual who has a strong quantitative experience and is creative, proactive, and a critical thinker. The applicant will have a passion for solving complex business problems by developing new approaches and techniques that goes above and beyond the use of established practices or adaptation of standard practices. Responsibilities will span into many aspects of core business functions including Pricing, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Forecasting, Finance, ISD and Product Management. Duties include various forms of analytical support ranging from the creation of standard reporting solutions to the development of complex predictive models with the constant goal of driving ongoing business and looking for new business opportunities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:*Identify opportunities to develop new analyses, new methodology and advance current state by conducting analyses to help ensure Target Business Unit is testing and implementing innovative concepts at retail. Investigate, test, and assess new analytical software tools to enhance level and quality of category management support to retailer.*Develop standard sales reporting, forecasting and inventory management tools & techniques for the Target business unit that will provide insight into Target's performance.*Build appropriate statistical models (regression, clustering, segmentation, etc.) to better understand and predict consumer behavior as they interact with our products and brands.*Provide insight into Target's performance by evaluating Industry, weather, and 3rd party details.*Mentor other analysts on best practices and advanced analytical methods*Present methodology and key findings of complex analyses to a non-analytical audience including senior managerial background Required: *5+ years of experience applying quantitative methods to solve business problems. Knowledge, Computer skills & Abilities: *Strong quantitative skills and the expertise to apply statistical/data analysis techniques with accuracy and attention to detail.*Comfortable coding sophisticated logic that is adaptable to the changing needs of the business using Microsoft excel VBA, SAS, SPSS, R, Python etc.*Expertise to independently provide recommendations to clients and also handle a wide variety of analytical projects, as well as plan and prioritize work when priorities shift*Experience data mining data (1M+ rows) *Expertise to use using data story-telling techniques in Ms power point and Microsoft excel to engage clients and present results*Expertise to collaborate with the Target team and other departments and understand cross-functional roles, responsibilities, and limitations Soft Skills:*Establish trust and credibility*High-level of emotional intelligence*Assist in the development of more junior analysts*Great communication (oral and written) and people skills
Company:
American Greetings
Posted:
January 29 on Broadbean
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