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Senior Manager - Data Analytics

Winnipeg, MB · Retail
The North West Company (NWC) is seeking a strategic and results-oriented Senior Manager of Data Analytics to join our Strategy, Planning, and Analytics department. This cross-functional role is crucial for leveraging data to provide actionable insights, drive informed decision-making, and enhance business strategies across all NWC Business Units. The ideal candidate will lead a team of skilled analysts in developing reporting, dashboard, and analytical solutions, providing data-driven recommendations to guide organizational decisions and drive change.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:  
  1. Business Analytics Development :
  • Develop and implement a Data-Insights-Action-Outcome framework for data analytics.
  • Enhance decision-making speed and accuracy by leveraging technology and data governance.
  • Collaborate with IT and data engineering teams to ensure data integrity and availability.
 
  1. Cross-Functional Collaboration :
  • Define metrics and create performance reporting and dashboards in collaboration with NWC executives.
  • Develop KPIs and metrics for business management and strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze complex business problems and develop data-driven insights for solutions.
 
  1. Team Leadership :
  • Lead a team of data professionals to deliver impactful business insights.
  • Mentor and manage the analytics team, fostering a culture of continuous learning.
  • Oversee training, support, and troubleshooting for the analytics environment.
 
  1. Dashboard and Report Development :
  • Develop and maintain dashboards, reports, and visualizations to provide actionable insights.
  • Present data findings clearly to non-technical stakeholders, driving data-driven decisions.
  • Standardize and monitor KPIs, communicating results regularly.
 
  1. Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics:
  • Develop models to enhance operational outcomes, including supply chain and pricing optimization.
  • Create leading indicators for various business areas to drive performance improvements.
 
  1. Innovative Analysis and Reporting :
  • Engage with leadership on innovative analysis approaches and data implications.
  • Design and implement reports to identify trends and support strategic goals.
  • Present meaningful results and insights to senior leadership.

Desired Skills & Experience:     
                     
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, engineering, math, statistics, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Analytics, Finance, or MBA preferred.
  • 3+ years of retail industry experience preferred.
  • 5+ years of proven leadership and team supervision.
  • Success in executing complex strategic projects focused on data analytics.
  • Project management experience.
  • Significant experience with data analytics and statistics.
  • Advanced MS Office skills.
  • Expertise in SQL, data science, and visualization tools (Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI, Oracle Analytics) and programming languages (Python).
  • Proficiency in delivering presentations and problem-solving.
  • Less than 30 days of travel per year.

Location:      Boca Raton, FL. United States OR Winnipeg, MB
Reports To:   Vice President of Strategy, Planning, and Analytics

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:

Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust
The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For Internal Applicants Only:

Salary Grade: C0R012

Note:  All employees must have a minimum of one year of service in their current position prior to applying for other positions unless authorized by their current manager. Prior to applying, an internal employee also MUST obtain a written endorsement email from their current Manager or Manager – once – removed and provide this to the recruitment team before they can be considered for opportunities. This opportunity adheres to the Corporate job posting guidelines.

 

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