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Area Research Sr Analyst

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084222
Corporate Positions
Store Operations
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 21, 2019

Senior Analyst - Area Research

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Senior Analyst will support and assist the Area Research team with developing and executing JCPenney’s store real estate strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports Company strategic initiatives by integrating market and store-level insights with competitor location data, customer data, and store operating data.
  • Learns and maintains AR's competitor location database and other systems, which inform and expedite the production of AR research products, such as proximity reports for major competitors, competitor location lists, and mall data collected from multiple sources.
  • Assists in the development of site, trade area, and market strategy studies for the JCPenney store portfolio.
  • Produces maps and analyses integrating geospatial data.
  • Partners with multiple departments to promote flow of data and analysis to key decision makers, including Real Estate, Construction, Finance, Planning & Allocation, and others.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in an analytical position.
  • Software: Expert level Excel skills, MapInfo Professional, SQL Server, APT, R or Python a major plus.
  • Curiosity about the dynamic retail industry; flexible thinking required. Demonstrated research skills.
  • Strong writing is essential, along with oral communication skills. Ability to synthesize research from multiple sources into concise and relevant analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Economics, Marketing, Business Administration or relevant discipline such as Urban Planning preferred; Graduate degree recommended.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Area Research Sr Analyst
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084222

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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