Sr Analyst/Manager, Operations & Strategy

Job Title: Sr Analyst/Manager, Operations & Strategy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: SS20190920_1568961684
Contact Name: Sophia Sun
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2019 14:41

Job Description


  • Assist with project management (including Responsive and Continuous Assortment projects)

o Identify project stakeholders and understand implications to them, dependencies and risks
o Create project plans and document objectives/activities/milestones
o Manage workstreams, track cross-functional progress, and create regular updates on project status
o Assist with change management and communication plans

  • Review and forecast Responsive products

o Forecast inventory and demand monthly to determine chase/cut needs
o Provide recommendations to IM and Allocation teams, and coordinate Responsive process
o Support and review Merch/Buyingˇs seasonal Responsive booking

  • Create, maintain, and train on excel tools

o Support those owned by Product Ops including Buy Planning tools, GO RTL/ONL Consolidation tools,
BOP/Carryover Forecasting tools, Discount Review tool, Category Heatmaps, APS reports, etc

  • Provide seasonal pricing reports

o Conduct analysis of historical price performance to determine pricing and margin opportunities
o Lead benchmarking to understand competitor ticketing and in-season price management

  • Support system configurations

o Coordinate with global and China teams to update PETE configurations for each season
o Present/share the latest configurations across China teams, and gather updates needed
o Ensure configurations reflect updates

  • Engage with franchise and other external partners
  • Guide junior team members and check their work as the first line of review prior to Sr Managerˇs review
  • Ad hoc analysis


  • Intermediate analytical skills, including statistical analysis
  • Proficiency with data analysis tools and visualization such as building reports, dashboards, and tools
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and other MS Office applications including Powerpoint, Word, and Visio
  • Financial acumen and understanding of retail math


  • Intellectual curiosity and learning agility
  • Attention to detail and ownership of quality and accuracy
  • Proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Logical, analytical, and structured approach to problem-solving and decision making
  • Clear and concise communication and presentation ability
  • Resilience and composure under pressure
  • Collaborative, team-oriented, and capable of managing up/down/laterally
  • Exercises good judgement in actions and communication

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