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Sr Analyst, Business Analytics in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 2/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 966118BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Analytics
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

As we transform Sears Holdings into a member-centric company, analytics and data insights become core enablers of our strategy. Gaining a deeper understanding of our members’ shopping needs, wants, relationships and life situations will enable us to fully serve our members and enhance business performance.

As a Sr. Analyst of Business Analytics, you will support various strategic initiatives across assigned business unit functions. We are looking for an analyst to support leadership and coordination in member strategy formulation and execution, and use member data to drive significant growth of Sears Home Services business. The role will also have an emphasis on processes and system solutions to identify member behavior patterns and channel this data/information to drive personalized content and offer decisions to improve member experience.

Job Requirements

  • Gather data, apply rigorous analytical methods, and synthesize conclusions into recommendations for business partners.
  • Analyze the data from previous initiatives & campaigns, draw the appropriate conclusions, and apply the learnings in an iterative manner.
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance statistical models to help generate profitable incremental sales through marketing strategies & tactics.
  • Execute concise and actionable business reporting to provide actionable customer insights.
  • Identify, size, and prioritize business opportunities for improvement through analytics.
  • Build collaborative relationships with cross functional teams through the strength of your contributions; develop a reputation that inspires action and encourages them to seek out your support.
  • Take part in the delivery of ongoing deep dives and ad-hoc Executive and Business Unit analytics & reporting using a variety of tools when needed.
  • Set up experimental designs to answers business questions and opportunities.
  • Identify and communicate data inconsistencies.
  • Take initiative to determine root cause and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Be a team leader for automation, stream-lined processes and technical best practices.
  • Prepare documentation for developed analysis support for business strategies.
  • Work on ad hoc requests and projects for senior management and business units.
  • Bachelor's degree required; preferred MBA or Master's degree in engineering/computer science/economics or related field a plus
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in analytics, strategy consulting, or in-house strategy group required Ability to apply analytical rigor to complex business issues and translates customer insights into financially viable retail initiatives
  • Action and results driven
  • Exceptional written communication Able to work independently but understands when to seek support
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel (required), SQL (required), SAS (preferred)