Sr. Manager, Business Intelligence

US-AZ-Phoenix
Department
Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
Position Type
Full-Time
Requisition ID
27372

Overview

The Sprouts Business Intelligence (BI) team is chartered with driving growth and profitability through designing and optimizing enterprise business processes to be scalable, analytically robust, and increasingly data driven. The Sr. Manager, BI is an individual contributor role expected to engage in sophisticated merchandise planning and marketing analyses including development of analytics for driving better decisions on buying, pricing, promotions effectiveness, revenue management, marketing, supply chain, and operations. The role is expected to provide timely, accurate and informative analytics used to assist management in making business decisions. The candidate is expected to be proficient in advanced statistical methods and/or optimization techniques, data mining and simulation.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for designing and implementing analytics employing novel tools & techniques, and incorporating signals from broader customer activities including digital
  • Develop and refine forecasting methodologies and operating mechanisms to continuously improve forecast accuracy
  • Generate, analyze and distribute key business reports; review weekly, monthly and quarterly results, generate appropriate reports, and provide senior management with key findings and recommendations
  • Actively engage with the business partners to fully understand the analytics needs, devise approaches and implement solutions via appropriate models
  • Develop prototypes and proofs of concept for analytical approaches to validate assumptions and expected outcomes
  • Identify data and suitable test cases to prove the algorithms’ ability to handle boundary conditions, and for measuring accuracy and efficacy
  • Understand and propose the data requirements and the scale of the data that is required for the particular analytical approach and the impact this has on the efficacy of the proposed models
  • Understand the complexities and intricacies of multiple departments & channels to ensure that the proposed analytical approach would work satisfactorily across the entire portfolio
  • Effectively present recommendations to colleagues for review and to all levels of management using various modes of communication/presentation
  • In some cases, work with Product Management and IT teams to develop scalable solutions applying the analytics developed
  • In some cases, work with key developers within the IT teams to transfer knowledge for incorporating the analytics into enterprise grade solutions
  • Work with business and training teams to develop appropriate level of documentation to train end users on the new analytics
  • Validate Scientific Methodology of Acquired Solutions; develop specific test cases where the vendor proposed solutions may not work well; work with Product Management to surface requirements for improving the analytics applied in the vendor’s solution

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • Minimum educational level: B.S./M.S in Applied Math, Statistics, Operations Research, or equivalent quantitative discipline, with strong quantitative and model implementation skills
  • Minimum experience: 6+ years designing and devising analytics in retail or services industries
  • Proven ability to execute with extreme speed and a high degree of accuracy in a proof of concept environment
  • Strong in SQL and MS Excel; familiarity with databases such as MS SQL Server, Oracle etc. required; Experience with open source big data platforms, or proprietary ones such as 1010data etc. desired
  • In-depth experience and knowledge of statistical software (such as R, Python, SAS), machine learning packages, and/or optimization software (Gurobi, CPLEX, GAMS etc.)
  • Strong mathematical background and hands-on experience in conducting statistical analysis, development of quantitative models and machine learning algorithms, and/or optimization routines
  • Proven ability in applying theoretical knowledge to practical applications, data analysis, algorithmic prototyping, and data visualization
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team

Benefits

 

In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:
  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

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