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Sr. Manager Data Analytics

Apply Now Job ID: R0000151851 job family: Business Intelligence Reporting & Analytics schedule: Full time Location: Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560045;

Position: Sr. Manager Data Analytics

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Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.

About GSCL Operations Intelligence team  

Behind one of the world’s best loved brands, is a uniquely capable and brilliant team of analysts, scientists, product owners and engineers. The Operations Intelligence team at Global Supply chain and Logistics(GSCL) drives continuous innovation and growth through experimentation using data analysis as key, playing a key role in strategic initiatives and operational support at GSCL .  The OI team plays a key role in identifying patterns, RCAs and measuring the top growth opportunities at any given time.  We’re here to help Target’s world class supply chain from stores and digital both for domestic as well as imports.

A role with Target’s OI Data Analytics team is a chance to help develop our in-house strength for getting the maximum value from Target’s many data assets.  We see data as a product, and as an opportunity to experiment, to refine our approach to new supply chain problems.  This is how we bring to life what wasn’t possible yesterday, and generate new avenues of insights for Target’s supply chain business in the process. Together, we positively impact changes across various initiatives, processes and interdependencies that require exceptional data collection, pattern finding, modelling, measurement and analysis — ultimately leading to quicker and more meaningful decision-making at Target. 

We're looking for a Senior Manager Data Analytics who can build a strong vision, along with the product owner(s), a viable road-map and build/lead a team of world class analysts to execute on analytical products and insights. In this role you will develop, optimise and support analytical solutions supporting the global supply chain function within Target.

As a Sr Manager Data Analytics, you will:

  • Manage a team of high performing analysts to build insights, analytical products and reports for supply chain business teams at Target
  • Manage team’s outcomes, delivery milestones, quality metrics, establish required communication channel and accountable for execution and feature velocity
  • Play a critical role in influencing the product vision and roadmap in order to elevate business outcomes it delivers for Target
  • Contribute in Agile ceremonies to keep the team up-to-date on task progress, as needed
  • Role is about being passionate about data, analysis, metrics development, feature experimentation and its application to improve both business strategies, as well as  support to GSCL operations team
  • Be fluent in specific business domain, self-directed and drive team’s execution towards outcomes, understand business inter-dependencies, assist in problem solving, remediate obstacles, use independent judgement and decision making to deliver as per product scope, provide inputs to establish product/ project timelines
  • Manage team’s development plans, resource management and setting up team for success.
  • Play a critical role in influencing the product vision and roadmap in order to elevate business outcomes it delivers for Target
  • The most important part of your job is setting the team up for success. Through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing, you help analysts make appropriate decisions, improve their delivery quality, and get out of their comfort zone.
  • Hiring know-how. Interviewing skill and nurture high-performance team​

About you:

  • B.E/B.Tech(+8 years of relevant exp), M.Tech, M.Sc. , MCA , MBA, equivalent post graduation in system/ project management(+6 years of relevant exp)
  • Candidates with strong domain knowledge and relevant experience in Supply Chain / Retails analytics would be highly preferred
  • At least 18 months of team management experience
  • Good data understanding inference of patterns, root cause, statistical analysis, understanding forecasting/predictive modelling, , etc.
  • Basic understanding on  SQL experience, understanding on building analytics tools: Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Python, R, Domo and/or equivalent technologies 
  • Experience working with Product teams and business leaders to develop products, feature development and team management
  • Understanding of agile principles and executing them
  • Ability to drive execution with quality, managing timeline, risk assessment and management
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguous problem definitions, recognize dependencies and deliver impact solutions through logical problem solving and technical ideations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak to both business and technical teams, and translate ideas between them
  • Intellectually curious, high energy and a strong work ethic 
  • Comfort with ambiguity and open-ended problems in support of supply chain operations

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