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Inventory Strategy Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05774
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/26/2018
Genesis10 is seeking a Senior Help Desk Support consultant with our Retail Industry client located in San Francisco, CA.

Description: 

The Inventory Management Product Management group designs, creates, implements and supports merchandise planning, allocation and price optimization capabilities that enables the company to manage business and maximize profitability throughout the product lifecycle. Projects are designed to create sustainable competitive advantages that generate significant financial return and enhance the customer experience. The Inventory Strategy Analyst will work within the Product Management team to drive the business support of capabilities for new initiatives and the optimization of existing Inventory Management systems within the firm. The Analyst will be the primary support for an inventory management and merchandising decision support system and business process. This person will partner cross-brand and with teams to resolve issues with the system and identify opportunities for improvement in support of business end users.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the primary contact for user support issues; manage day to day process, issue prioritization, trouble shooting and communication of status and resolution to impacted parties and key stakeholders
  • Partner with project, product management and technical teams as needed to align on approach to drive issue resolution
  • Responsible for providing research, analysis, and support for identifying, evaluating, and resolving Inventory Management process and system opportunities
  • Own and manage small projects or parts of larger initiatives, including identification of key issues, work planning, analysis, development of conclusions, and presentation of findings
  • Provide user acceptance testing at a feature level and present new features to users in both a 1:1 and group setting
  • Build relationships with project teams, product managers and business and technology partners to champion the needs of the business and drive continuous service improvement
Skills and Competencies:
  • Proven track-record as a team member contributing to success of business initiatives or priorities, (i.e. - meeting customer needs, achieving business objectives, delivering great, quality service)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage time effectively to drive for results
  • Demonstrated analysis and problem solving skills; detail-orientation; excellent follow through
  • Learns on the fly; able to assume larger scope and more visible or complex projects over time
  • Effectively communicate results from research and analysis both verbally and in writing to business and other key stakeholders demonstrating command of all facts
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle and respond to competing priorities with input from supervisor; able to successfully operate in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Develop business and product knowledge – deep understanding of how the product works and how the business uses it every day to understand business impact of issues, and prioritize and solve problems
  • Build relationships and develop expertise through partnering & collaboration with business and technology experts
  • Present a calm demeanor and attentive listening to understand customer perspectives and needs and communicate to business partners using positive language skills
  • Seek and apply feedback to improve performance; take initiative to develop self & others 
Qualifications & Job Requirements:
  • 2-4 year work experience required
  • BA/BS required
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Marketplace experience in an apparel retail environment (stores and/or online) or supply chain / merchandising / inventory management industry preferred
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”