Merchandising Analyst - Other Areas

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 12+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $35/hr (DOE)
Our CPG client is hiring a Merchandising Analyst to work on a 12 month gig!

Worker will begin remotely, but should be within commutable distance to Woonsocket, RI

As Merchandising Analyst, you'll:
- Collaborate with the Category Management Team(s) to scope, plan and personally perform financial and quantitative analyses that will aid in the resolution of discrepancies arising as a matter of business operations
- Understand the required data sets to complete the analyses and procure them accordingly. Manage the delivery of timely, zero-defect analyses to support insight development. Run ad hoc analysis upon request and provide actionable insights with recommendations for next steps.
- Communicate effectively via verbal and written form to Category Management and Cross-Functional teams throughout the organization
- Distill findings and craft succinct reporting that effectively communicates actionable recommendations. Support the development of presentations for mid-level and senior executives

The ideal Merchandising Analyst for this role has:
- A minimum of three to five years analytical experience in a business environment. Ability to multi-task several concurrent requests and quickly pull together data
- The ability to dissect a problem into an organized approach, structure analysis, and develop recommended solutions providing actionable insights. Strong problem solver
- The ability to run and manage quantitative analysis in a defect-free manner. Mastery of Microsoft Excel is expected in this role
- A history of work and/or passion for the retail/consumer industry
- Ability to communicate effectively, succinctly and professionally, both verbally and on paper. Familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint is ideal
- Motivated team player able to effectively collaborate with many individuals including the Category Merchandising team(s), functional and divisional leaders, Cross-functional Support Teams, Field Management and Vendor Partners
- The right candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, or similar field

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