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Manager, Business Analytics

VF

VF

IT, Sales & Business Development, Data Science
Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

ABOUT YOUR ROLE:

This position will support the development & expansion of regional retail analytics initiatives in APAC. The aspiration is to elevate retail analytics capability to create a competitive advantage for the enterprise.

In partnership with the VF brands’ Omni Channel & BPO teams to assess and address data and information needs, manage, analyze, and synthesize analytics and insights to influence decisions and action planning. He/she will enable the analytics work streams and priorities, managing their fulfillment and rollout as required in APAC (e.g. retail functional analysis, partner data capability models, product assortment & optimization, integrated Omni reports with Ecomm & B&M, and other priorities).

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Define and organize data architecture: Based on a strong understanding of Retail data attributes across B&M, Ecomm , partner with the business to develop reports that support its reporting needs. Partner with brands to develop new KPI’s, and measures to support the digital transformation in APAC.
  • Strong functional reporting & analytics: Drive the creation of relevant reports and help build an analytics foundation. Partner with DT, Business team & super Users to drive the creation of BI (e.g.,Tableau & PowerBI) dashboards and or the use of new retail tools as the capability evolves
  • Drive standardization & alignment across brands: Work with across brands members from Ecomm, Retail & Merchandising & BPO to standardize KPI’s, definitions & logic to ensure consistency across brands & enterprise.
  • Drive adoption of new capabilities: Ensuring that new KPI’s, tools being rolled out across the platform are being adopted by brand teams.
  • Test and learn new data tools for business roll-out: Identify and lead pilot work to qualify new analytical tools and data techniques. Monitor trends in retail analytics & data science to ensure that VF APAC is in tune with best-in-class tools and techniques.
  • Build Key Partnerships with DT: This position will need to work closely with the DT teams to ensure support via architecture, tools , data cleansing & testing for best-in-class tools that support the data analytics vision.

WHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU:

Competencies:

Essential –

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Stake holder Management, building partnerships
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Customer Focus
  • Influencing
  • Communication

Desirable –

  • Adaptability
  • Innovation
  • Driving for results
  • Continuous Learning

Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience in data & analytics role
  • Strong business acumen whereby past experience indicates strong collaboration and understanding of Retail B&M , Ecomm business requirements.
  • BA/BS required in a relevant field including Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in applications of complex modeling and analytical methodology including, e.g. clustering, time series/forecasting, predictive & optimization modeling, anova, experimental design, etc.
  • Leadership skills to manage and develop both direct and indirect reports, ability to lead through influence
  • Strong understanding of retail and apparel (or other relevant industry) best practices and trends (preferred)
  • Ability to influence and work through others to effectively navigate matrixed organization while ensuring that necessary stakeholders are informed
  • Ability to simplify highly complex analyses and output into terms that are easily accessible and impactful
  • Platform proficiency/knowledge: SAS, SQL, Python, Visualization tools (Tableau & PowerBI preferred)

Education:

  • Minimum Degree Held: Bachelor Degree
  • Subject Expert In: Data Analytics
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