Data Analyst- Planning Ops (Full-Time Remote OR Hybrid) at Target

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN | Remote
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As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.
Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.
A role with the MerchandiseAnalytics team is a chance to shape how core merchandising teams place product and build strategies that directly impact the guest. We see analytics as a driver of decisions and an opportunity to inform and influence our clients to build the optimal guest experiences. Our purpose is to create the most data driven team in retail by delivering industry-leading insights and products and fuel Target's growth. We connect teams with trusted data, provide a complete view of company , competition , and consumer insights, deliver world-class product solutions in partnership with product teams, and embrace a continuous-learning mindset. This is a role for someone passionate about analytics, driving business decisions and strategy, and building trusted relationships with partners.
As a Data Analyst, you will support the Planning/Planning Operations teams and spend your time determining the best approach to gather, manipulate, analyze, and present data. You will work in with other analysts in a semi-agile environment to support assortment choice strategy, forecasting, inventory visibility, event reporting, etc. In this role, you'll have opportunities to continuously upskill to stay current with new technologies in the industry via formal training, peer training groups and self-directed education.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
  • Serve as an advocate of our data-driven culture, helping then understand business needs that will direct their efforts towards initiatives with the highest impact
  • Synthesize analysis and results in compelling storylines and communicate to key stakeholders
  • Help define data to be collected for measuring the success of new product features, define KPIs, and work with engineering on tracking and instrumentation of data
  • Design and build self-service dashboards using a mixture of analytical and visualization techniques to derive actionable insight from data to influence business and product decisions
  • Democratize data and insights as you strive to deliver self-service tools to your partners and enable them to make better decisions more quickly
  • Deliver dashboard reporting and hold products and businesses accountable for results against goals and objectives

About You:
  • Bachelor's degree with strong academic performance in a quantitative field; or strong equivalent experience
  • Intermediate SQL experience writing complex queries
  • Solid problem solving, analytical skills, and data curiosity
  • Support conclusions with a clear, understandable story that leverages descriptive statistics, basic inferential statistics, and data visualizations
  • Willingness to ask questions about business objectives and the measurement needs for a project workstream, and be able to measure objectives & key results
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak to both business and technical teams, and translate ideas between them

Experience in analytics tools such as: SQL, Excel, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Python, R, Domo and/or equivalent technologies
This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location . A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $ 52,200-$94,000 . Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.
More Information on Target
Target operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN, Brooklyn Park, MN, Tempe, AZ and Sunnyvale, CA. Target was founded in 2022. It has 172344 total employees. To see all 194 open jobs at Target, click here.
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