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Lead, Planning Insights

Apply Now Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045; job id: R0000295666
job family: Merchandise Planning
schedule: Full time

About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $100 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target’s resources and partnerships worldwide, merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1900 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role in Planning at TII means being in charge of providing insightful recommendations that drive the financials for Target’s businesses. Here, you’ll conduct deep analysis across various business lines and provide insights that will help drive sales and margin while maintaining optimal inventory levels.

As a Insights lead, you’ll provide decision support for the business across various dimensions like assortment planning, financial planning & inventory health. A large part of your role will be to interpret key results, describe the problem and build/ recommend solutions that will improve the overall business health. You will also act as a agile lead to orchestrate the building of planning capability at TII

Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 7-10 years of relevant experience in analytics and consulting
  • Strong Scrum master experience required
  • Experience in Lean six sigma, change leadership & business process architecture desired
  • Experienced in data analysis techniques like visualization, statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Ability to handle complex data sets and derive meaningful insights to drive business decisions
  • Proficient in R/ Python, SQL and data visualization software
  • Should have a deep understanding of retail to be able to identify key business drivers and translate insights into actionable recommendations that support business goals
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to communicate complex insights to a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Ability to work effectively in cross functional teams and able to balance competing priorities
  • Ability to think out of the box and come up with innovative solutions

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