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:
Location:
  • USA - Hoffman Estates Illinois, 60010
Job Description
In this role, you will be required to develop, maintain and enhance statistical models to help generate profitable incremental sales in marketing. Leverage state-of-the-art data mining tools and modeling techniques. Prepare documentation for developed models and provide analysis support for business strategies.
Qualifications:
Responsibilities:

• Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry.
• Identifies client organization's strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement.
• Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes, and recommendations related to proposed solutions and can work with 3rd parties effectively to drive to a solution.
• Manages tactical segmentation schemes to help improve customer acquisition, retention, and loyalty.
• Performs timely ad hoc analytics projects to support business initiatives
• Provides weekly / monthly reporting of data critical to run the business with a high level of accuracy and completeness.
• Understands competitive issues and builds action plans to address competitive threats.
• Provides recommendations and solutions based on advanced analytic methodology and through intimate understanding of the data and the overall retail / business landscape.

Requirements:

• MS or MA in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or other related fields with emphasis in quantitative methods. Advanced degree is desired.
• Familiarity with multivariate statistical analysis including regression, regression tree, logistic regression, cluster analysis, and ANOVA
• 2 – 5 years prior professional data mining or modeling experience (in disciplines such as credit scoring, financial services marketing, portfolio risk analytics) is required.
• Two years of experience in retail analytics environment is desired.
• Strong analytical skills with ability to build Excel-based models to evaluate financial and market sizing/growth outcomes to support the development and execution of surveys and modeling initiatives.
• Communication skills: Ability to summarize information and succinctly communicate analyses verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively present information and interact with senior management.
• Competent in structural business process/workflow design analysis, project management and performance improvement experience. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with a focus on root cause and subsequent resolution.
• Research and report formatting skills and ability to perform basic analytic models.
• Must have working knowledge of query tools (SAS, SQL, Excel tools, Web Analytics, and MS Access