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General Merchandise Category Business Analyst

Austin, TX 78703

Posted: 08/09/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Grocery, Other Job Number: 18332 Pay Rate: 90,000

Job Description

General Merchandise Category Business Analyst

Our client in Austin, TX has an immediate opening for a General Merchandise Category Business Analyst on a direct hire basis.

Company Profile:

Thriving retailer committed to providing a holistic shopping journey.
Cultivating a team-centric atmosphere that values innovation and customer-centricity.
Deep-seated passion for serving and delighting customers.

General Merchandise Category Business Analyst Role:

As a pivotal member of the Marketing and Merchandising Category team, the General Merchandise Category Business Analyst will play a critical role in driving data-driven insights and visualization strategies while also maintaining vital business reporting functions. Collaborating on various projects within the Category Management team, the Category Business Analyst will specialize in a general merchandise. This role involves:
Conducting advanced data analytics and visualization to identify consumer trends and marketing opportunities for both customers and stores.
Analyzing category-related data to uncover trends, performance metrics, competitive threats, and growth opportunities to inform strategic business decisions.
Generating regular and ad hoc reports encompassing out-of-stock items, SKU rationalization, promotion analysis, pricing studies, sales performance, and more.
Delivering insightful information to internal stakeholders to guide effective decision-making processes.
Collaborating closely with internal teams, offering robust analysis and insights to support key business determinations.
Managing projects by creating comprehensive plans, well-defined processes, and timelines to ensure successful project execution.
Utilizing field analysis outcomes to propose actionable improvements.
Developing customized reports tailored for category managers, directors, and executives.
Coordinating with IT to ensure data requirements are met and deepening understanding of data flow and accessibility.
Identifying market needs and gaps, contributing to growth strategies for the designated areas.
Fulfilling any additional duties as required and assigned.

General Merchandise Category Business Analyst Background Profile:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting, or a related field.
2+ years of experience in data analysis, including proficiency in handling large-scale data and conducting customer segmentation analysis.
Multi-state experience, preferably.
Strong analytical acumen with meticulous attention to detail.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Familiarity with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau or MicroStrategy.
Demonstrated prowess in solution-driven analytics and report development.
Effective project planning abilities encompassing scope and timeline management
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Ability to interpret and leverage data for strategic recommendations.
Capable of fulfilling essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Features and Benefits:

On-site role only; hybrid or remote options are not available.
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy.
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
401k plan featuring a 100% Match up to 6%.

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.


Job Requirements

Category Analyst, Business Development Assistant

Meet Your Recruiter

Sheden Medhanie

Sheden Medhanie is always striving to bring 100% to the work that he does, and his goal as a Recruiter is to build strong, long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with candidates and clients alike. With over seven years in the industry, he specializes in talent marketing and recruiting at a variety of levels. Sheden takes pride in ensuring that placements are a strong match for all parties involved. He is passionate about assisting his candidates in landing their next career, not simply their next job!

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