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Data Analyst (Buyer)

Closing: Apr 13, 2024

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Published: Mar 23, 2024 (20 days ago)

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Statistics, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 4 years of proven experience in a data analysis role, preferably in retail or merchandising.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, SQL, Python, Tableau) and statistical methodologies.
  • Strong analytical mindset with the ability to interpret complex data sets and trends.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey insights effectively to diverse stakeholders.

Must have Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Responsibilities
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Statistics, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 4 years of proven experience in a data analysis role, preferably in retail or merchandising.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, SQL, Python, Tableau) and statistical methodologies.
  • Strong analytical mindset with the ability to interpret complex data sets and trends.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey insights effectively to diverse stakeholders.

Must have Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Data Collection and Analysis:

  • Gather, clean, and analyze diverse data sets including sales records, market reports, and customer feedback.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify trends, consumer behavior patterns, and competitor activities.

Demand Forecasting and Assortment Planning:

  • Utilize statistical models and historical data to forecast demand for products/categories.
  • Collaborate with the buying team to assist in assortment planning based on data-driven insights.

Supplier Evaluation and Inventory Optimization:

  • Evaluate supplier performance metrics, analyze delivery times, and assess quality standards.
  • Monitor inventory levels, turnover rates, and sell-through to optimize stock levels efficiently.

Reporting and Visualization:

  • Develop and maintain reporting dashboards to visualize key metrics and trends.
  • Prepare regular reports summarizing sales performance, inventory status, and market trends.

Insights and Strategy Development:

  • Provide actionable insights and recommendations derived from data analysis to improve buying strategies, pricing, product assortment and inventory distribution.
  • Assist in the development of merchandising strategies aligned with data-driven insights.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including buyers, assistant buyers, marketing, and sales to align strategies and goals.
  • Effectively present data-driven insights to stakeholders through reports and presentations.

What does the role mean in simple terms?

  • You will be joining a new team called the merchandising department.
  • The role is new to the business and will need and experienced person.
  • You will be responsible for analyzing trends in number of product categories, product sales behaviour, supplier performance, store-specific performance and customer buying behaviour.
  • You have to enjoy numbers and visualising trends in a very simplified manner.
  • One of your first tasks will include designing and creating a company specific Order ManagementSystem and Demand Forecasting System

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