• Data Analyst SAS

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Primary Posting Location : Address
    160 Walnut St
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Cincinnati
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    OH
    Primary Posting Location : Postal Code
    45202
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2019-216312
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Sales (Professional)
  • Summary

    Data Analyst SAS

     

    The Data Analyst is responsible for reviewing the SAS master database to resolve inconsistent data, identify efficiencies in maintaining information, and provide consistent service as it pertains to Item Data. Additionally, this role creates scorecards and data collection and measurement methods for analysis within the Retail area. The ideal candidate is an ambassador of the data collection team to consult on projects and consistently provide reporting where needed. 

     

    At SAS Retail Services, we hire talented associates like you and give you the tools and training you need to succeed and advance in your career.  As a large growing company with a national and global reach, our company offers you many opportunities to learn new skills and seek higher positions. Apply today!

     

    What We Offer:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision after 30 days
    • Short and Long-Term Disability
    • 401(K) with company match
    • Generous paid time off
    • Paid training and ongoing career development certifications and courses 

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Create retail analysis reports and presentations for various groups and teams.
    • Work with Information Technology (IT) and Business Intelligence (BI) teams as a liaison for operation teams requirements in front-end technology and backend reporting requirements.
    • Manage resource information for the retail area.  Maintain a collection of measurement sources.
    • Support Field Teams with standard reporting, as well as ad-hoc requests.
    • Develop standard templates and provide benchmarking capability across customer teams and region.
    • Organizes and analyzes data from all sources, using statistical methods to ensure validity of results.

     

    Qualifications:

     

    • 1-2 years’ experience in sales, marketing or retail environment.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred, particularly in Business Management, Marketing, Sales, or equivalent work experience.
    • Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
    • Familiarity with SQL
    • Ability to parse through large amounts of data.
    • Must pass an MVR with reliable transportation

    Responsibilities

    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities


    Job Duty 


    Analytics

    • Analyze customer and syndicated data, identify opportunities to improve client’s sales performance
    • Utilize customer and company retail data systems, extracting raw data, and conducting in-depth analysis of client and customer performance
    • Make recommendations based on analytics of business data using Retail Link; Create a retail plan of action, monitor and report results
    • Create insightful business reviews that communicate the value of services to clients by leveraging customer, client, and retail reporting data to correlate real world ROI
    • Analyzing customer and syndicated data, identify opportunities to improve client’s sales performance, create a retail plan of action, monitor and report results

    Client Management

    • Set up and administrate clients on company retail reporting systems, ensuring that customer/client data is aligned internally.

    Customer Relationships

    • Attend client meetings and assist Business Development Manager in presenting business reviews.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports
    - This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports
    - This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    - Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

     

    Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job


    Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: Degree Program/Major – Business, Marketing, Economics, Management


    2-4 Years of experience in Retail Analytics

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills 
    • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills 
    • Excellent customer service orientation
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Analytical and research Skills
    • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment
    • Ability to make oral presentations
    • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
    • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
    • Ability to research and analyze data effectively 
    • Ability to work effectively with management
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships 
    • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Intermediate level knowledge of PC software applications and strong understanding of PC operating systems
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers.

     

    Environmental & Physical Requirements


    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

    Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements
    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

     

    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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