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Corporate Test & Analytics Senior Manager

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107939
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Corporate Testing & Analytics Sr Manager - Finance

The Corporate Testing & Analytics Sr Manager is responsible for leading the enterprise testing and analytics team which conducts rigorous modeling and assessment of real-world scenarios for driving top-line sales and bottom-line profit improvement for the Merchants, Store Operations, Marketing, Pricing.  This role requires critical thinking, a sense of urgency, attention to detail, and the ability to influence senior executives as well as developing effective recommendations to influence decisions across all facets of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Owner Company Testing - leading the testing steering committee meetings and executive communication on testing
  • Expert resource on test design and interpreting test results
  • Oversee the work of the Corporate Testing and Analytics Team to ensure cross functional communication and consistent execution of tests
  • Review and analyze test results providing impartial / not vested in outcome / consistent results applying statistically valid test methodologies
  • Communicates APT results to decision-makers, sits on relevant project committees
  • Leads collaboration with pricing, store operations, merchandising and other teams within JCP
  • Shares responsibility of test validation, development, and dimensioning with Analysts supporting the Corporate Testing & Analytics Team
  • Manages testing calendar to highlight tradeoffs
  • Trains & develops Corporate Testing and Analytics Team and serves as Testing subject matter expert across the organization
  • Owns APT training and license allocation
  • Power user of APT (Applied Predictive Technologies Software) and APT Administrator

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Market Analysis or related field, MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in analytical roles within a retail environment
  • Proven experience in a leadership capacity and effectively managing people
  • Proven influence skills – ability to package and present analysis and recommendations to executives and in large groups and elicit support
  • Ability to establish credibility with senior leaders and functional experts
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills
  • Sound, working knowledge of financial statements
  • High level of proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Business Intelligence tools (Applied Predictive Technologies/APT experience a plus)
  • Demonstrate high level of intellectual curiosity that translates into new approaches to business issues
  • Strong understanding of Corporate Sales planning and forecasting processes as well as strong detailed data analytics for both Stores and Ecommerce Channels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and a incredible associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. 

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 50,000 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: Corporate Test & Analytics Senior Manager
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107939

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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