Data Analyst, Merchandise Planning [12 Months Contract]


Firm Description

SSENSE, pronounced [es-uhns], is a Montreal-based trend platform with world attain. Based in 2003, SSENSE is pacing the vanguard of directional retail with a mixture of luxurious, streetwear, and avant-garde labels. We produce industry-leading authentic content material and take delight in constructing our personal know-how options and techniques from scratch. Our area of focus has grown past that of a typical e-commerce entity as we discover the nexus of content material, commerce, and tradition.

At the moment serving 150 nations, producing a mean of 76 million month-to-month web page views, and reaching excessive double digit annual progress since inception, SSENSE is changing into a cultural protagonist in its personal proper.

Job Description

Reporting to the Supervisor of Merchandise Planning Analytics, the Knowledge Analyst will assist form the way forward for enterprise intelligence at SSENSE by designing the next-gen ETL processes linked to (and from) the huge array of spreadsheet instruments utilized by Merchandising. Working collaboratively with the Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Science groups, the Knowledge Analyst will develop an optimum set of knowledge flows, instruments and different interfaces to facilitate the consumption of historic information, aggressive information and predictive fashions accessible to the enterprise. The profitable candidate is ready to champion enterprise intelligence greatest practices throughout departments, to derive precious enterprise insights from massive and sophisticated information buildings, and to guide environment friendly change administration actions with a number of stakeholders.


Analytics & Insights – 40% 

  • Develop a deep understanding of the enterprise, its information, and patterns
  • Translate advanced analytical outcomes into actionable modern enterprise initiatives
  • Extract information from a number of sources to uncover optimization alternatives or detect points
  • Develop strong Tableau dashboards to extract worth from historic information, aggressive information and predictive fashions
  • Socialize and switch experience to the Merchandise Planners and Consumers by offering information visualization and insights as wanted
  • Design and implement accessible, high-impact visualizations that clearly talk outcomes to the Merchandising Workforce
  • Assist in facilitating the emergence of a deeper understanding of the components influencing season efficiency
  • Assess the aggressive panorama and collect intelligence to drive insights for the Merchandising group
  • Lead evaluation on ad-hoc initiatives

Design & Growth – 40% 

  • Proactively suggest enhancements to the instruments and platforms in place, leading to environment friendly resolution making 
  • Collaborate with the Merchandise Planners and Consumers to scope necessities for brand new options
  • Keep a roadmap of all ongoing enhancements to the info flows
  • Determine and create enterprise circumstances for modifications in processes and instruments to the Supervisor, Merchandise Planning Analytics 
  • Measurement the impacts of flagship initiatives on the departmental information sources and experiences
  • Assist within the creation and implementation of  new pointers and procedures to streamline Planning and Shopping for actions
  • Work iteratively with stakeholders to refine preliminary ideas and prototypes on small to mid sized initiatives 
  • Be a superuser and facilitator of person acceptance testing on the Planning Workforce
  • Contribute to the enterprise intelligence physique of data, together with course of diagrams and enterprise continuity plans
  • Keep on high of rising instruments and applied sciences to offer knowledgeable suggestions round {industry} greatest practices

Operations Assist – 20% 

  • Work collaboratively throughout the group with Knowledge Engineers, Knowledge Scientists, and enterprise customers, to help on sustaining the ETL processes, the instruments and different enterprise interfaces (ex. dashboards)
  • Log and examine points reported by the Planners in a well timed method leading to resolutions 
  • Monitor information consistency throughout all merchandising instruments and report on discrepancies and properly as well timed comply with up
  • Assist with steady coaching for the Merchandising Workforce on the functionalities of Tableau, Google Sheets and Apps Script


  • Bachelor’s diploma in Engineering, Pc Science, Arithmetic or Enterprise Intelligence
  • A minimal of three years expertise in analytics with a concentrate on driving enterprise impression
  • Glorious information of Tableau, SQL, Google Sheets or Excel, Apps Script or VBA
  • Complete information of an ETL instrument (Tableau Prep or SAS)
  • Information of statistical computing (R) and internet analytics (Google Analytics), an asset
  • Information of merchandise planning and company finance, an asset
  • Sturdy communication abilities in French and English 


  • Extremely analytical
  • Consideration to element and accuracy
  • Capability to summarize and talk key insights
  • Proficient in creating dashboards
  • Capability to synthesize and current advanced data to stakeholders at varied ranges of the group
  • Glorious presentation abilities
  • Sturdy capacity to collaborate
  • Comfy in navigating ambiguity
  • Possession and accountability mindset
  • Inquisitive nature and desperate to study and increase information base
  • Willingness to contribute to areas past rapid scope of labor
  • Capability to elucidate difficult analytical ideas in easy phrases
  • Curiosity or information of the posh trend {industry} (manufacturers, designers, clients)

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