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Manager - Pricing Analytics

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1090652
Corporate Positions
Buying & Planning
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jan 6, 2021

Manager - Pricing Analytics

The Manager, Pricing Analytics will support and assist the Director, Pricing Analytics with day-to-day quantitative and statistical analysis, modeling and testing decisions and outcomes, and recommending actions to business partners to support the development and execution of pricing and promotions strategies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data, test strategies, and solve business questions using their insights, analytics, and judgement to deliver better business outcomes
  • Builds statistical models, including price elasticity models, to provide decision-makers the analytical rigor needed to optimize pricing and promotions decisions
  • Work with Merchants offering strong points of view and recommendations for sales and margin optimization through pricing strategy
  • Develop models and strategic insights that Marketing can use to improve promotion performance. Work with Marketing partners to analyze results and recommend items and prices for future ads
  • Develop seasonal markdown cadence strategies, optimize by district or zone where feasible and measure results.
  • Designs and perform tests to find tactics that maximize revenues and/or profit for the enterprise
  • Ensures that all key deliverables and timelines for projects and tasks are met
  • Shares best practices across their team, identifies largest areas of repetitive manual work and raises to management team to look for automation opportunities
  • You are hands on data wrangler. Can comfortably extract data from databases or APIs’ and transform them for model ingestion or reporting
  • You are technical and have experience developing ML solutions from concept to production and know the best tool for the job

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 4 or more years of work experience in analytical or quantitative role, experience in retail industry a plus
  • Experience working with large data sets and distributed computing tools such as Hadoop, Hive, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of analytical tools such as SAS and programming languages such as R, Scala, Python, SQL
  • Experience working with AWS,Azure or similar cloud platform
  • Advanced proficiency with modeling with tools such as Excel and Tableau and proficiency with other Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to develop analytical methodologies and assumptions, use data and software to conduct the analyses, and synthesize findings
  • Strong communication skills and ability to succinctly summarize and share results with key stakeholders
  • Ability to build relationships and work cross functionally with business partners
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or other quantitative or scientific field required
  • Master’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, or related field preferred

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, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 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 90,000 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: Manager - Pricing Analytics
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1090652

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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