FootLocker Careers – Director

Job Description:

Our global house-of-brands inspires and empowers youth culture. Relentlessly committed to fuel a shared passion for self-expression, we create unrivaled experiences at the heart of the sport and sneaker communities through the power of our people. If you want to be a part of something bigger than you can imagine, you’ve come to the right place. To learn more about the incredible impact we’re making on both our local and global communities!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, retain, and motivate a highly effective team of engagement leaders and quantitative analysts; Manage their performance and growth, teach executive engagement skills, and develop potential successors
  • Identify opportunities and partner with business executives to set priority, manage expectations, facilitate change needed to activate insights, and measure impact
  • Proactively shape and nurture the vision and practice of the global data strategy and engagement team
  • Engage with global executive leadership to shape the broad analytic vision for Foot Locker, Inc., ensure alignment across global business units, and facilitate progress
  • Ensure the successful adoption and usage of data products into business through stakeholder management, training, and business process change when and where needed
  • Deconstruct problems and goals to form a clear picture for hypothesis generation and use best practices around analytic approaches and technology to solve business challenges
  • Present frequently to senior leadership team on key findings and makes recommendations for business change
  • Participate in the capital and expense plan for all areas of the Data organization. Forecast return on capital projects and ensure delivery and activation to achieve planned targets

Job Requirements:

  • Geo-spatial intelligence, Field operations, or Business Intelligence
  • Presentation skills and strong executive presence
  • Strategic and operational consulting firm experience post MBA preferred with a CPG/retail concentration or business planning experience at a leading CPG or retail firm
  • Must demonstrate the ability to interpret business data and translate into insightful recommendations
  • Organizational management and people management skills, having led a team of significant size in complex, multi-stakeholder setting(s)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Deep expertise in two or more of the following areas: Marketing Analytics and CRM, Merchandise Planning, Inventory Management,
  • MBA from top US or International business school preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Accounting, Finance and/or Management Information Systems from an accredited university or college
  • Intermediate experience with Data Science methodologies, Analytics use cases, and Data Engineering constructs; Knowledge of basic statistics, data manipulation, and research methods; Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office product skills (e.g. Access, Excel, PowerPoint, VBA)

Job Details:

Company: Foot Locker

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Information Technology Consulting Strategy/Planning

Job Location: New York City Metropolitan Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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