Director of Retail Analytics for a Large Retailer

Area : National

Description : Our client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Director of Retail Analytics to help translate complex data sets and findings into effective, compelling visual data. This information will be accessible to diverse audiences across the organization including executives, store teams and corporate partners.


- Develop comprehensive business cases by conducting analysis using internal and external data, and examining trends, issues and opportunities by mining large data sets for insights, conducting extensive analysis of store performance and practices including break-even analysis, margin analysis, and forecasting

- Design new and improve existing analytics dashboards, reports and queries

-Partner with leadership to identify the correct Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that will drive the business forward.  Identify the correct reporting methods, channels, and formats for users

- Participation in large, cross-functional initiatives that involve changes to existing store processes by supporting decision-making with data and analysis

- Prepare and deliver business analysis, proposals, status updates, and other complex information in various formats, including verbal, written, presentation, etc

- In partnership with Department leaders, create and manage the annual budget for all Retail groups, including annual Capital Expenses as well as monthly Operating Expense plans
- Lead, coach and develop direct and indirect reports.  Empower team members with accountability and ownership

- Build, drive, and protect a rewarding and engaging culture where an appreciation for tradition is balanced with a passion for continuous improvement

- Promote diversity in the workplace and ensure recruiting and development strategies attract and grow a diverse pool of candidates and associates

- Regular attendance is an essential function of the job


- Bachelors' Degree in Business, Finance, Information Systems or a related field

- 7+ years of data visualization, analysis and/or data mining experience, preferably in the retail industry

- A high degree of business Acumen- knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information regarding retail data, analytics and business intelligence.

- Ability to evaluate and manipulate large, complex data sets and identify critical information and extrapolate information into predicted results

- An unmatched ability to establish clear objectives and measures for self and others

- Ability to drive for results while managing changes in priorities/scope

- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of expert Microsoft Excel skills

- SQL and Tableau advanced proficiency

Published : Nov 6, 2020

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