Job Summary The Senior Analyst provides and supports high-quality data driven reporting, analysis and solutions, working closely with the Manager of Analytics to support business strategy, goals and processes related to Merchandise Planning and Finance. They will use various advanced data modeling and analytical techniques, using advanced excel, to interpret key findings from company data and leverage these insights into concise summaries and recommendations that will support business outcomes. The focus of this position is to work closely with the Manager of Analytics to help support business strategy, processes, and business goals. The Senior Analyst is responsible for creating and maintaining reporting, as well as liaising with stakeholders, integrating new reporting tools and features, providing recommendations, and enhancing solutions to optimize customer experience.
Develops and executes merchandising strategies that are aligned with Company goals and are focused on delivering value to the customer.
May develop communication and guides to support the field in the effective execution of merchandising strategies at the store level. Provides clarification and technical support for more complex merchandising issues and questions.
Leads day-to-day activities to meet departmental objectives. Masters and innovates within one area of specialization and provides input to streamline and improves processes within a broader functional area.
Partners with various areas within the Company, vendors, suppliers, contractors and cross-functional project teams to drive results through enhanced merchandising programs and policies.
Completes and provides complex analytical analysis to provide insights for program design and management decision-making.
Ensures that merchandising programs are developed to align with the customer value proposition.
Utilizes an advanced knowledge of internal merchandising processes and external best practices and trends to provide recommendations for continuous improvements and advancement efforts for Walgreens merchandising programs.
Utilizes an advanced knowledge of KPIs and targeted merchandising strategies that will drive store results.
Engages and develops analysis for interpretation of results and analyzing trends.
Develops and executes assigned high profile plans/programs to enhance/maximize consumer awareness, market share and support specified initiatives.
Participates in development of programs that establish and enhance standards.
Reviews alignment of functional area strategies with assumed outcomes.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.
Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.
WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.
WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.
Do you have a Bachelor's Degree and at least 1 year of retail experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of retail experience?
Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Suite - MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Preferred Qualifications • Advanced Excel including but not limited to advanced formulas, modeling, and data automation • Experience in purchasing and/or merchandising (such as format design, analytics, promotional merchandise management, space planning, visual merchandising, merchandising systems, forecasting) or related experience • 3 years of experience in one or more of the following: retail, procurement/purchasing, merchandising, vendor relations, or retail marketing • Retail experience