Analyst, Pricing in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 952914BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

As a vital member of the Pricing Strategy team, the Pricing Analyst is responsible for working with various teams in developing and implementing strategic pricing initiatives that drive margin and a better customer-experience for Sears and Kmart members. Analysts would build, validate and maintain financial models to track profitability and incremental sales from each Pricing project. This team in Pricing will be responsible for designing experiments and conducting financial/business analyses to help identify opportunities and measure performance. This team also manages dynamic pricing to align price points, reduce errors, and enable effective asset management for online and traditional stores.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include:
• Collaborate with Pricing Team, Customer Analytics, Marketing, Merchandising and Store Operations teams to develop insights based on pricing data
• Coordinate with business leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analysis
• Gather data and performs complex manipulations to large data sets to create thoughtful, and robust business analyses
• Analyze issues, develops insights and formulates action plans based on learnings
• Develop partnerships across the business and functional areas of the organization
• Prepare pricing related recommendations, financial business cases, and presentations for senior management
• Foster teamwork and works well in a collaborative team environment
• Lead small groups of individuals in support of specific pricing initiatives
• Perform ad hoc analysis as requested
Skills Needed:
  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university. Majors: Economics, Industrial Engineering, Financial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in: pricing, finance, management consulting, CRM(technical field), business strategy, or marketing preferred
  • Strong interest to code and knowledge of statistical modeling
  • Ability to apply analytical rigor to understand complex business scenarios