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Vans: Senior Retail Operations Analyst



IT, Operations
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Join the Vans Family

Vans® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the creative voyagers within our company and community. For them, creativity is about the journey, not just the output. Our mission is to empower everyone to use creativity to discover themselves. Our vision is to create a world where anyone can be their unique self.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We have HEART – also referred to as the “Van Doren Spirit”. We are relentlessly CURIOUS about our consumers and the world around us. We are UNAPOLOGETICALLY AUTHENTIC and wholeheartedly believe the most “Off the Wall” thing you can do is be yourself. We are driven by a spirit of INGENUITY. And we are passionate about local COMMUNITIES. And most of all, we are a family that has fun together.

At Vans we empower creative exploration and inspire youth culture through a commitment to inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Senior Retail Operations Analyst, Vans

As Retail Operations Analyst you will support the Vice President of Retail Operations and the Director of Retail Strategy in analyzing and driving retail store performance, as well as working cross-functionally with partners from the Finance teams to analyze and execute plans for store labor and sales targets, and with DTC partners to measure the impact of various actions on store performance. You will further work with retail leaders in the execution of department strategy, deep-dive analysis, interpretation, and communication of results reporting, and creation of presentations to share learnings.

How You Will Make a Difference

  • Work as member of the broader Retail Operations team in support of store performance and employee experience by providing accurate, high-quality work to the field and office partners
  • Support development and management of labor model in partnership with Retail Operations leadership & Finance department
  • Allocate labor and sales targets to stores, provide weekly and monthly reporting on performance/spend, and work with field leadership to ensure financial commitments are met
  • Analysis and administration of District and Store Manager bonus programs and contests
  • Scheduling & KPI analysis through the StoreForce and Verint/Foresee platforms
  • Deep-dive analysis in support of retail strategy, as well as presentation of learnings
  • Creation of presentations in Powerpoint
  • Subject Matter Expert for Excel and StoreForce.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in financial forecasting and data driven analytics
  • Proficient computer skills (Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to communicate and partner with individuals across all levels of the business
  • Ability to make sound business decisions independently
  • Possess a natural sense of curiosity and willingness to ask questions and dig in
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to synthesize data and communicate a clear story to diverse audiences
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements
  • Prior experience in Retail industry/stores
  • Experience with BOBJ and SAP

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

Hiring Range:

$83,808.00 USD - $104,760.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential: This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation: You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com. VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.