Category Management Analyst

Company: Overstock.com
Location: Midvale, Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 23.MAY.2021

Summary

Will utilize exceptional business acumen to identify business opportunities through data driven analysis. Maximize return on investment thro...

Description

Will utilize exceptional business acumen to identify business opportunities through data driven analysis. Maximize return on investment through planning of sales to drive a profitable and healthy business. Provide strategic insights and recommendations to increase site conversion and drive site improvements. Provide research, analysis, reporting, and forecasting at the category level.

Job Responsibilities

* Aid category teams in managing categories through planning, forecasting, assortment-specific analytics, web analytics, and site improvements
* Be willing to work cross functionally with Category Managers and Partner Management
* Lead product management initiatives through analysis and strategic planning
* Analyze past sales figures/trends to predict future outcomes
* Produce ad-hoc reporting and analysis through data mining and data visualizations
* Identify businesses strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
* Pro-actively identify opportunities for category growth and improvement
* Provide analysis in a timely, accurate and professional manner
* Maintain and update weekly analysis/reporting
* Prioritize all ad hoc reporting requests based on potential business value
* Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
* Follow legal policies as directed.
* Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
* Follow legal policies as directed.

Job Requirements

* 2-3 years of experience in a data intensive role, preferably in a retail environment (past sales planning experience a plus)
* Works well independently and as part of a team;
* Top notch communication and interpersonal skills
* Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
* Assertive, self-starter, always willing to share ideas
* Work effectively with various departments to resolve issues, reach agreements, and collaborate on strategic initiatives
* Expertise working in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Experience or familiarity with relational databases and statistical data analysis (intermediate skills in SQL a plus)
* Must love a fast paced, constantly changing environment
* Detail oriented
* Solid grasp of retail math and analysis

Skills

* SQL (Select Statements, Joins, and Aggregate functions)
* Excel (Advanced Formulas, VBA)
* Data Analysis
* Statistical Analysis
* Business (Retail) Practices
* Data Visualization (Tableau, MicroStrategy, Visual Insights, ect)
* Web Analytics

Education

* Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Systems Engineering, or equivalent

Physical Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to sit, stand and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

Who We Are:

Just a few minutes from Salt Lake City and Utah's ski slopes, Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology. From building award-winning retail applications (with amazing AR functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team.

What We Offer:

* 401k (6% match)

* Flexible Schedules
* Onsite Health Clinic
* Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership Development Program, & Mentorship Program
* Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
* Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
* Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
* Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
* And More…
* Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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