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Ross Stores, Inc. Senior Strategy Analyst in New York, New York

Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us stronger… At Ross and dd’s, inclusion is a way of life. We care about our Associates and the communities we serve and we value their differences. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture. We respect and celebrate the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us. Come join us as we continue our diversity, equality and inclusion journey!

Senior Analyst, Product Sourcing and Services

About Ross Stores, Inc.

Since 1982, our focus has been on bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and trends at extraordinary savings, while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience. We believe in keeping things simple: no expensive signage, displays or fancy fixtures - to us, it's far more meaningful to pass greater savings on to our customers with on trend apparel, accessories, footwear, and home furnishings. With more than 1,900 stores, including Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS, we are the nation's largest off-price retail chain, and we continue to grow at a rate far outpacing traditional retail.

With corporate headquarters located in Dublin, CA, we have three buying offices positioned in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, as well as seven state-of-the-art distribution centers across the country. With FY2021 revenues of $18.9 billion, we are a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 Company, committed to offering an inclusive, safe and positive workplace. Come see what's in store.

As part of the Ross family you will experience:

  • A respectful culture embedded with collaborative partnerships and humility
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through national charities, local volunteer initiatives, and our Ross Cares Fund
  • A significant investment in your career through extensive onboarding programs, continuous learning opportunities, ongoing development and the opportunity to work with engaged and knowledgeable industry leaders

Additional information is available at: https://jobs.rossstores.com/creative/about

About this opportunity ....

Product Sourcing and Services (PSS) is a new group within Ross that helps Merchants execute new product strategies in a changing retail environment. As it grows, PSS is building an Analytics function to help track and understand key metrics and measures of success, work to identify patterns and areas for operational improvement and turn data into critical information and knowledge.

The PSS Senior Analyst will design and build models, synthesize and communicate out on findings, and develop processes for maintaining reporting on a regular basis. They will partner with other PSS functions and Merchants to gather information needed to conduct analyses as well as share those findings to drive business results and improvement.

Responsibilities ...

  • Design, create, and maintain / automate comprehensive reporting to deliver key information on PSS Operations to business teams. Build new tools to drive business analysis where needed and identify opportunities to improve existing reports.
  • Develop insights and analytics from data/reports. Summarize findings from analysis and communicate them to senior management, focus on calling out the "so what" or the key operational insights as a result of analysis.
  • Work with senior members of the PSS team to identify new reporting needs and translate them into reports that are easily scalable and repeatable. Own the execution of the analysis on a regular cadence - including pulling data, gathering input from business partners, and running input through the model. Automate the process where possible.
  • Work independently to perform ad hoc analyses to address business needs/concerns.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the end-to-end reporting process. Look for ways to improve the speed and quality of information delivered.

Who you are ...

  • You have a bachelor's degree with a concentration in Business, Economics, Finance, or an equivalent diploma
  • You have 2-3 years of relevant experience (data analytics, financial planning & analysis, or consulting)
  • You have experience with large, structured database systems (e.g., Business reporting systems) and unstructured data management techniques
  • You have experience managing and analyzing large datasets in Microsoft Excel or other BI
  • You have experience with SQL, R, or Visual Basic is a plus
  • You have the ability to translate complex analytics/data sciences concepts into terms that are easily understood and accessible to business partners at various levels of seniority and sophistication with material
  • You have the ability to think critically and strategically
  • You have strong problem-solving skills
  • You have the ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong detail orientation

This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

Perks and Benefits of joining our team....

Our Associates are at the heart of everything we do and we're proud to offer a range of benefits that reflect how much we value their contributions. Here's a peek into what you can expect as an eligible Ross Associate:

  • A broad range of affordable health insurance options*, 401(k) with employer match*, life insurance*
  • Ample PTO, paid holidays, and Summer Fridays, as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation*
  • Employee stock purchase plan*
  • Charitable donations matched by Ross Stores Foundation
  • Enhanced maternity and bonding leaves with 100% income replacement*
  • Parent support programs
  • And more....

* eligibility may vary based on level and tenure, subject to change

At Ross & dd's we care about our Associates and the communities we serve. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us.

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