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Manager, Analytics - Walmart

Arkansas, KY
Newell Brands
Posted 03/10/2024

Newell Brands is a leading $8.5B consumer products company with a portfolio of iconic brands such as Graco, Coleman, Oster, Rubbermaid and Sharpie, and 28,000 talented employees around the world. Our high-performance culture, unparalleled curiosity about the world around us, and talented people fuel our success. Our culture is enabled through our core values which guide all we do and how we win as One Newell. They are Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Winning, Ownership & Leadership.

The Manager, Analytics - Walmart Inc will report to the Sr. Director, Sales Analytics and has dotted line responsibility to the Sales SVP and Directors for Walmart Inc (which includes Sam's Club). This role will lead the sales analytics - Walmart Inc team in translating data into actionable opportunities while standardizing high value reporting for stakeholders. Success in this role will rely on a deep and broad understanding of data and accompanying data systems. In addition, this role will guide and develop the sales analytics - Walmart Inc team in their daily work, helping to prioritize resources, leverage appropriate analytical methodologies, and deliver on key initiatives and projects.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Partners closely with the Walmart Inc sales team to ensure appropriate tools, data sets, insights are leveraged to drive meaningful insights and the strategic ability to identify and optimize sales and business opportunities.

  • Lead the Walmart Inc sales analytics team in delivering customer data & insights as listed below (but not limited to):

  • Customer data analysis to support line reviews; distribution, shelving, merchandising, and pricing opportunities.

  • Customer / Buyer reporting and insights (non-advisor).

  • JBP & Customer meeting preparations (e.g., data trends).

  • Sales drivers analysis, market share diagnosis, and flowback estimates, all with a focus on who is winning and why.

  • Ad hoc customer store and item level sales analysis.

  • Category comparisons and YOY trend changes.

  • Trip and basket analysis.

  • Provide hands on support for Walmart Inc ecommerce analytics data & insights and upskill sales analytics team on providing ecommerce analytics for their specific accounts

  • Support sales operations with timely construction and updates on scorecards, dashboards, and ad-hoc reporting (and standardizing where possible).

  • Be the conduit for cross functional analytics that connect to Finance (e.g., pricing and promotions), Supply Chain (e.g., inventory management), and Omni Enablement (e.g., search trends).

  • Manage the teams project prioritization, solve roadblocks, and provide guidance on leveraging analytics strategies and methodologies.

  • Foster the Walmart Inc sales analytics teams' analytical capabilities, skills with tools, and understanding of new data sources. Stays abreast of industry trends and innovations.

The Candidate

The successful candidate is a strong business leader with experience working in a fast-paced, matrixed organization. They must have excellent communication skills and have a sharp analytical approach. The candidate must have a proven track record of building organizations and developing people. They must have both strong strategic capabilities and be hands-on / comfortable with tactical execution.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, business, or related field required.
  • 5 years of analytics experience.
  • 2 years leading multiple direct reports.
  • 2 years of direct and hands-on retail/CPG specific experience preferred.
  • 1 years of experience with Walmart Inc business and expertise with systems such as Luminate, Madrid, and Retail Link.
  • A broad understanding of analytical processes including but not limited to: data management, forecasting, optimization, predictive modeling, and visualization.
  • Deep experience gleaning consumer insights and leveraging analytics of primary and secondary research, emerging trends, POS results and competitor/category actions to drive leadership brand sales.
  • Advanced expertise with BI & reporting tools such as Power BI (preferred) and Tableau
  • Advanced skills with all Microsoft Office software for the creation of management reports, presentations, and analysis
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, Databricks, & ML

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

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