Business Analyst, Pricing in Pompano Beach, FL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1742 West Atlantic Boulevard
    Pompano Beach, FL
  • Date Posted:
    2/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    914856BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 914856BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Analytics
Store ID: 05906: Florida Builder Appliances Inc

As a vital member of the team, the Business Analyst is responsible for working with fellow team members in developing and implementing business-impacting initiatives for Monark. The Pricing analyst is part of the broader Strategy & Customer Insights group and works with all parts of the organization including Marketing, Merchandising, and Store Operations to create and lead customer-driven initiatives. Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to (a) gather and analyze data and generate insights from that data, (b) use those insights as the basis for developing, enhancing and evaluating new corporate initiatives, and (c) contribute to enterprise-wide change initiatives.

Job Requirements

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborates with Business Development, Finance and Field Execution teams to develop insights based on data
    • Coordinates with Leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analysis
    • Gathers data and performs complex analysis manipulating large data sets to create thoughtful, robust business analyses
    • Analyzes issues, develops insights and formulates data based hypotheses
  • Develops partnerships across the business and functional areas of the organization
  • Prepares pricing related recommendations, financial business cases and presentations for senior management
  • Fosters teamwork and works well in a collaborative team environment
  • Leads small groups of individuals in support of specific initiatives
  • Performs ad hoc analysis as requested
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Education/Training
  • Bachelors degree from four year college or university


Experience

  • 1-3 years professional experience in: pricing, management consulting, CRM (non-technical fields), business strategy, merchandising or marketing preferred


Role specific abilities/skills

  • Highly skilled in problem solving especially in situations of high ambiguity
  • Ability to apply analytical rigor to understand complex business scenarios
  • Active curiosity—Must enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify issues and solve problems
  • Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills: Listening, verbal and written
  • Some familiarity with standard customer insights techniques such as: qualitative and quantitative market research, marketing analytics, statistical and economic modeling, customer segmentation, and customer profitability analysis
  • Superior Access and Excel skills, basic Powerpoint skills, as well as familiarity with other database standards and protocols





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