Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 17,266 stores in 46 states as of February 26, 2021. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
The Sr. Merchandising Analytics Analyst supports the Company's Merchandising organization through the development and execution of complex data analysis to monitor performance and identify areas of opportunity as well as supporting the function's store specific space allocation initiative in the Company's remodel program. In addition, the Sr. Analyst supports the Merchandising Business Line Review processes, specifically on merchandise spatial productivity.
§ Utilizes proprietary tools and reports for analysis and evaluation of space allocation and planogram performance, primarily using Company's data warehouse.
§ Utilizes Company's “Test and Learn” technology and processes to support key Merchandising initiatives.
§ Manages and adapts the analytic profiles that supports various demographic / metric driven store-specific merchandise sets.
§ Utilizes the Company's “Spatial Planning Optimizer” to generate store specific merchandise space allocations for the Company's remodel program.
§ Executes special projects and analysis requiring integration between Merchandising, Space Planning, and Store Operations.
§ Supports Merchandising's usage of the Company's proprietary core forecasting system for all core merchandise resets.
§ Strong analytical capacity and ability to quickly identify opportunities and/or emerging problems.
§ Solid general business and financial acumen; retail experience preferred but not required.
§ Ability to manage and execute multiple projects and priorities.
§ Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel; solid understanding of relational databases (Access, SQL, 1010data) preferred.
§ Demonstrated ability to coordinate and partner cross-functionally
§ Strong communication skills.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- One to three years relevant professional experience (financial planning and analysis, retail merchandising, space planning, etc.) required.
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