Company Name: Sears Import - OLD
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Hoffman Estates Illinois, 60010
Job Description
• Gathers and analyzes data on current assortment of products as compared to competitors
• Gathers appropriate data, prioritizes areas for analysis, and conducts analysis to develop insights on assortments and pricing
against competitors
• Articulates recommendations and stimulate action
• Translates insights into specific actionable recommendations
• Shares detailed findings and recommended actions with Buyers
• Summarizes recommendations, and present to Divisional Merchandise Managers and VP/General Merchandise Managers
• Establishes credibility as market intelligence expert based on in-depth knowledge of the data
• Collaborates with merchants to define project scope including; business specific needs, competitive set, key categories and
product attributes
• Manages external vendors to facilitate data collection
• Bachelor's Level Degree in Marketing, Statistics, Business or related discipline
• 3-4 years experience in analytical roles in areas such as Market Research, Financial Analysis, and Merchandising
• Intellectual curiosity, must enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify issues and solve problems
• Ability to grasp understanding of business models and key drivers quickly, ability to develop hypotheses and identify data and
analyses needed to prove or disprove hypotheses
• Self starter, able to demonstrate strong proactive approach and self-initiative, persistent, and tenacious with a can-do attitude
• Ability to manage projects, work independently and effectively under tight deadlines
• Willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right
• Confidence to interact with merchants and external vendors, as well as write and make presentations to senior management
• Proficiency utilizing MS Office products
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint