Director, Merchandising Analytics & Margin Optimization

Caleres Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 5 months ago

We seek someone whos passionate about integrating business process and technology to deliver innovative, creative solutions to join our Merchandising Team.

We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit peoples lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel goodfeet first.

We seek people who:

  • See the world differently and apply statistical and analytic methodology to expose and understand business opportunities and future outcomes

  • Are passionate about understanding consumer behavior and merchandising strategies to deliver optimized pricing and assortments to our 1,000 stores.

  • Utilize data and insights to drive strategic initiatives and actionable growth strategies for our customer

  • Partner with Buyers, Planners, and Marketing teams regarding promotional and merchandising strategies that deliver against our sales, margin, and turn goals.

  • Lead exploration of new systems and capabilities to explore business model changes, innovate processes to drive efficiencies

We seek people with these qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science, IT, Statistics, or related field

  • 5+ years experience managing consumer and/or retail data

  • 2+ years managing and leading a team

  • Confident, collaborative and able to bridge the gap between technical needs and business strategies

  • Proficient in SQL and working knowledge of Oracle or SQL server database

But most of all, we seek people who share our values and our ferocity for fit.

People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.6 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Operations Lead Data Analytics

The Climate Corporation

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-10-14T00:00 The Climate Corporation seeks a high-performing Operations Lead to work with Climate's Data and Analytics Vice President, and team. This role will focus on identifying, creating and improving the processes involving the people resourcing, finance/budget, communication and planning operations critical to the effective execution of the team within the Climate R&D function. This role will involve a hands-on approach to own and scale the team operation processes. You will need to be a self starter, and use a friendly, flexible approach. This person will be the primary person to handle the Data And Analytics operational duties regarding gathering and building resourcing current and predicted, project resource plan, cloud and vendor costs, as well as working with our Marketing for communications. The person will also be well versed in the Data and Analytics strategies to be a voice in the R&D operations as a representative of the team. The Data and Analytics team is focused on creating competitive advantage for Climate and our customers through novel data infrastructure, metrics, insights and data services. We are an analysis and engineering team that builds and leverages state-of-the-art analytics systems to enable and accelerate the science that our products are based on, while also enabling and accelerating our business analytics to help our customers succeed. Our work impacts our products and informs decisions and direction for our business. What You Will Do: * Identify gaps and propose changes to existing operations frameworks; develop scalable solutions, processes, and work to manage risks. * Assist with project/portfolio reporting to classify actuals for Data And Analytics resources (people, contractors, software, equipment, consulting) to the project they are assigned. * Assist with monthly and quarterly SW capitalization reporting (team tracking/verification, following up with updates that need to be made). * Manage Project actuals and work with our FP&A rep to provide Finance summary forecast of monthly purchases related to capital. * Drive strategic, operational and analytical initiatives to improve processes. * Ad hoc reporting and compliance, such as Annual Physical Inventory and Software Capital audits * Track actual expenses posted vs planned, and follow up to ensure expense postings occur on time by month end * Be able to track and update the expense forecast by working with our leadership team and Finance FP&A representative. * Create Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders in SAP/Ariba * Responsible for managing setting up new vendors in Bayer SAP * Track invoices and payments to suppliers by working with our Finance team * Manage team communications and communication processes Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree ideally in a technical field (i.e. Finance, Business, Computer Science, Business, Engineering, Statistics) * 2-5 years experience and passion for managing operational, capital and headcount resource tracking in concert with portfolio and pipeline investment process * Experience in coordinating across partner teams to help gather and build operational tracking and forecasting data for team operations. * Ability to manage communication of various forms including presentation, and written communication. Preferred Qualifications: * Previous experience in any area of Finance * Previous experience in SAP procurement * Ability to work autonomously and make decisions for Data and Analytics Leadership Team. * Effective working and partnering with executive level staff * Willingness to dig in when a persistent problem exists, and set up processes to address the underlying issues/roadblocks * Good communication and interpersonal skills, friendly and helpful demeanor * Ability to manage self with high-level directions (self-directed, self starter) * Manage or assist in relationships with key partners or vendors What We Offer: Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers. We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including: * Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program * A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day * Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used * We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values: * Inspire one another * Innovate in all we do * Leave a mark on the world * Find the possible in the impossible * Be direct and transparent Learn more about our team and our mission: The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference or visit The Climate Corporation Saint Louis MO

Director, Merchandising Analytics & Margin Optimization