Pricing Analyst in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 981355BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
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

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.

• Collaborates with Pricing Team, Merchants, Finance and Store Operations teams to develop insights based on pricing data• Coordinates with business leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analysis• Gathers data and performs complex manipulations to large data sets to create thoughtful, and robust business analyses• Analyzes issues, develops insights and formulates action plans based on learnings• 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 pricing initiatives• Performs ad hoc analysis as requested
0 • Highly skilled in problem solving especially in situations of high ambiguity• Coordinates with business leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analysis• 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• Good 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• Advanced Excel, SQL and R or Python, basic PowerPoint skills, as well as familiarity with other database standards and protocols. Knowledge of SAS or other statistical tools would be beneficial