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Analyst, Promotion Optimization

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    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Data
  • Toronto
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AI generated summary

  • You need advanced analytical skills, Excel proficiency, and experience in SQL/Access/VBA. A degree in business/stats/econ/eng and 1-3 years in analytics are required.
  • You will work with Category Managers and VPs to optimize promotional tactics, own flyer sales forecasts, analyze promotional performance, estimate incremental sales, and conduct ad hoc analyses.

Requirements

  • Strong analytical and technical skills (Advanced Excel skills. Experience in SQL/Access/VBA programming is preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to draw key insights from data, and develop creative and fact-based recommendations
  • Knowledge of forecasting techniques and processes
  • Post secondary education equivalent to a university degree in business, statistics, economics or engineering
  • 1-3 years' work experience in an analytical setting (including retail, manufacturing, consulting or banking)

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with Category Managers and Vice Presidents to optimize promotional tactics and make recommendations to maximize incremental sales and margin
  • Own real-time consolidated forecast for flyer sales and margin
  • Monitor and analyze promotional performance relative to forecast, and provide analysis on variance to forecast. Proactively identify new trends.
  • Analyze data to calculate baseline sales and margin and estimate incremental sales and margin for promotions within a set of categories.
  • Ad hoc analysis on promotional response and elasticity of categories

FAQs

What qualifications are needed for the Analyst, Promotion Optimization role?

The qualifications needed for the Analyst, Promotion Optimization role include strong analytical and technical skills, knowledge of forecasting techniques and processes, a post-secondary education equivalent to a university degree in business, statistics, economics, or engineering, and 1-3 years of work experience in an analytical setting.

What does the Forecasting and Promo Optimization team at Shoppers Drug Mart handle?

The Forecasting and Promo Optimization team at Shoppers Drug Mart is responsible for key analytic support for flyer and other promotional planning. They deliver value-add insights to the business, drive incremental sales and margin, and continuously innovate to make programs more customer-centric.

What are some of the responsibilities of the Analyst, Promotion Optimization?

Some responsibilities of the Analyst, Promotion Optimization include working directly with Category Managers and Vice Presidents to optimize promotional tactics, owning real-time consolidated forecasts for flyer sales and margin, monitoring and analyzing promotional performance, ad hoc analysis on promotional response and elasticity, and more.

What benefits and opportunities does Loblaw Companies Limited offer to their colleagues?

Loblaw Companies Limited offers its colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits. They are one of Canada's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, Canada's Greenest Employers, and Canada's Top Employers for Young People.

How can candidates request accommodation for a disability during the application and employment process?

Candidates can make requests for accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the application and employment process. They are encouraged to make their accommodation needs known so that equitable opportunities can be provided.

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Mission & Purpose

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is a licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart® (Pharmaprix® in Québec). Founded in 1962 by Toronto pharmacist Murray Koffler, we have grown to a national network of more than 1,300 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada.