Senior Analyst Merchandising at Precima Den Bosch

Are you passionate about data & analytics, and love to see your work in action while wandering through grocery stores? To work with experts across the globe on a weekly basis in a great learning environment? If yes, read on! 

 

This role is an integral part of the Merchandising Analytics team, with a key responsibility to deliver Precima’s Retail Pricing solutions to clients. The successful incumbent in this role will have thorough understanding of statistical and econometric modeling in merchandising analytics applications supported by data engineering and analytical skills. They will understand the business needs of a B2B, retailer or FMCG client as well as the appropriate analytical approaches to merchandising problems encountered by these clients. The (Senior) Analyst, Merchandising will report to the Associate Director, Client Analytics.

This role is based at the Precima office in Den Bosch, NL, with occasionally working at client site.

 

About Precima

Precima applies shopper insights derived from advanced analytics to help retailers and manufacturers drive sales growth and boost profitability. Using comprehensive fact bases of purchase data, Precima's experts help you improve your marketing and merchandising, identify opportunities for growth and align both internal teams and external partners to best meet shoppers' needs 

Precima tailors the scope and pace of its solutions to the unique priorities of each client. The overall goal is to achieve not just tactical wins but long - term strategic gains, encouraging retailers to broaden the marketing agenda and fully explore the potential of sophisticated shopper insights.  Precima's roster of past and current clients includes many leading Fortune 1000 brands, among them some of the top high-frequency retailers in North America. Backed by first-hand experience with leading retail and manufacturing organizations, the Precima team brings a remarkable blend of expertise in loyalty, analytics, marketing and management to help you make more informed and profitable business decisions.

 

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Implement outcomes of advanced statistical and econometric models of the merchandising mix. Provide analytical consulting on best practices and approaches
  • Interpret, document, present and communicate analytical results to multiple business disciplines, by providing conclusions and recommendations based on transactional data. The (Senior) Analyst, Merchandising will be an internal expert in advanced analytics capabilities. Develop methodology and implement analyses that enables more profitable pricing and promotion decisions
  • Drives and implements automation of the client delivery process from modelling outputs to implementable business recommendations
  • Work closely with internal analytical teams as a vital linking-pin between client needs and the Precima modeling solutions.
  • Develop analytical objectives and define data requirements. Extract, clean, and transform customer and item level data for purposes of analysis -  turn data into insights

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Econometrics, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science
  • Minimum of 2 years of directly related work experience in data processing, marketing or merchandising analytics
  • Experience in Pricing and Promotion related analytics is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of Visio and Access
  • Proficiency in SQL; R, SAS or Python is preferred

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