Lead Business Partner - Backroom Space Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jun 16, 2017
Aug 30, 2017
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A LEAD BUSINESS PARTNER, BACKROOM SPACE ANALYSTAbout This OpportunityPlays a primary role in measuring and identifying improvement opportunities related to the store backroom space and operations within the Store's Pyramid.  The primary responsibilities include designing solutions that improve the in-store backroom set up and utilization through the use of data, analytics, business intuition and stores experience.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Lead Business Partner, Backroom Space Analyst you'll take the lead as you…
  • Define space required to support inventory for in store sales
  • Site by site analysis to determine available backroom space needs
  • Problem solving site by site when conflicting needs compete for backroom space
  • Determine store utilization and space assets for enterprise initiatives
  • Optimize utilization of backroom locations and assets
  • Conducts exploratory and root cause analysis to influence key business decisions on future process changes by identifying data requirements and data sources
  • Generate business critical insights using a mix of exploratory analysis techniques and business intuition
  • Validate results through store visits, conference calls with field partners and business SMEs
  • Clearly communicate issues and/ or results using data visualization tools
  • Makes a determination on changes or updates needed for roll out using relevant key performance indicators
  • Supports similar initiatives on other upstream teams to ensure an end to end view of impact of process changes
  • Communicates progress, milestones, challenges against plan, and escalation of issues to a wide group of stakeholders including but not limited to leaders, process owners, product owners, scrum master
  • Clearly defines scope, methodology/action plan, timelines and stakeholders
  • Four year college degree in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Conversant with exploratory analysis techniques and relational databases
  • Ability to query and format data as required for analysis
  • Familiar with data visualization tools and techniques
  • Strong planning, organizational and implementation skills
  • Experience with data visualization in MS-Excel and/or Tableau (preferred)
  • Familiarity with analytical tools like SAS, R and Python
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross-functional team environments
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Previous experience in end-user computing environments
  • Six Sigma/Lean experience
  • SQL and Micro Strategy knowledge

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