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Google Analyst

Premium Retail Services, Inc

This is a Contract position in Peel region, ON posted September 16, 2017.

Job Description

  • Leverages existing systems and field data to provide regular analytics on the state of the business
  • Supports management and client by providing in-depth data analysis of strengths/weaknesses in current execution of retail strategies
  • Comprehensive and clear understanding of retail environments and consumer insights to utilize when recommending effective in-market strategies
  • Provides analysis of environmental and competitive activity and recommends aggressive strategy tactics to stay viable and grow in the category space
  • Serves as a point of influence for the client and effectively communicates performance measurements and impact of initiatives
  • Presents data to clients and all levels of management and gains buy-in based on credibility of analytics
  • Manages intelligence requests that come from a variety of sources, at varying times, with varying beginning and end dates
  • Leverages deliverables from management, information from trade publications and industry sites and synthesizes into actionable recommendations/information for management and/or clients
  • Statistical analysis of results to identify impact with verification through use of internal and external sources
  • Leverages analytics to develop solid Key Performance Indicator (KPI) strategies for field execution and/or account management
  • Extensive use of Retail Link to formulate analytical reports, data mining, and feedback
  • Leverages data available, identifies opportunities and potential and likely outcomes from putting recommendations into action
  • Compiles data into professional reports that support both findings and recommendations quantitatively and qualitatively. Clearly articulates compelling business insights and actions with data and context
  • Communicates via assigned methods (verbal, written, formal presentation) to management and client all assigned reports on position activities by assigned due dates

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Exceptional skills in creative problem solving, study and reporting design, time management, self-confidence, data mining, analysis, accountability, practicality, client relations, communication, and presentation
  • Proven expert at linking data collected with overall channel strategy delivering sound recommendations
  • Must have strong point of view on the proper application of data-driven analysis to business scenarios, and be able to select appropriate methodologies
  • Experience in retail operations, retail distribution, shopper insights, merchandising, sales, shopper marketing and service organizations preferred
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Strong presentation skills exhibited with small or medium-sized groups
  • Proven knowledge of the ‘ebb and flow’ of retail statistics and enhancing brand performance through analysis
  • Evidence of forming synergies and maintenance of smooth, effective internal and external working relationships
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency
  • Experience with statistical analysis software (SAS) and data mining software (SPSS) a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree highly desirable
  • Must be proficient in computer software and internet browsing technologies, e.g., Google Chrome, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Hangout, etc

Company DescriptionBENEFITS:

A competitive salary along with a full benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, long/short-term disability, vacation, and sick leave. All benefits and employment practices in compliance with Canadian employment laws.

COMPANY:

Premium has been pioneering bold retail strategies, tools and technologies since 1985 with a single goal: to help our partners advance their industries and the lives of their consumers.

Experts in strategy, merchandising, brand advocacy and support, we employ a tailored approach to answering each client’s unique business needs. Together with our clients, we’re inventing and leading a new era in retail, moving forward by moving beyond what’s expected.

Behind every decision. Premium.

PREMIUM CAREERS:

Retail experience? Check. An unbeatable work ethic? Check. A burning desire to be part of a team delivering results for a cutting-edge roster of clients? Check. You just might be Premium.

Propel brands to new heights with integrity and imagination. Join our team and be the next big thing.

Premium is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those moving forward in the next step of the selection process will be contacted.