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Analytics Translator

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Information Technology

About Kmart Group

The Kmart Group is comprised of Kmart and Target, Catch, ANKO and the Kmart Group Asia sourcing business. It was formed as the Department Stores Division in February 2016 and rebranded to the Kmart Group in November 2018. The division operates 520 stores across Australia and New Zealand and employs more than 44,000 team members.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

Are you customer obsessed and analytical, execution focused and passionate about Retail? Do you want to be a part of one of the biggest and high performing retailers in the country with increased focus on understanding our customers and meeting their needs through reduced time to market? Are you interested in working in a high impact role? If yes, this opportunity will appeal to you. Join our Data & Analytics team and help understand the problems we are trying to solve by leveraging data & analytics led solutions.

The role will contribute to Kmart’s vision of understanding our customers to be able to exceed their expectations and provide them with the products they need at a time and place of their choosing.

Primary Responsibilities

Leverage data to define business problems: As the Analytics Translator, you will work closely with our Store Central Operations business and act as an informed consultant to help define the problems and opportunities by leveraging the insights you gain from the data.

Roadmap Planning: You will be part of a cross-functional squad consisting of Data Scientists, Loss Prevention specialists, Merchandise & Inventory Planners, Data Engineers and Developers to plan and prioritise data products. You will use high judgement to make critical trade-offs, balancing both business requirements and technological trade-offs.

Requirements definition & delivery: In conjunction with the squad, you will effectively prioritise and manage the scope of each product feature to deliver key benefits on time. Features will be delivered iteratively and with high velocity.

Product roll-out & benefit realisation: In conjunction with the business owner and the data scientists, execute go-to market plans for new features, monitor key performance metrics and realise benefits.

About You

To meet the challenges of this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Previous experience working in Retail in Merchandising, Supply Chain and Loss Prevention areas
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use & interpret data and structure problems
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills with proven experience in creating compelling positioning/messaging strategy and present complex information clearly and concisely
  • Experience in working directly with a wide range of internal stakeholders
  • Experience working with Data Science and Engineering teams to rapidly deliver high-impact capabilities to market in an Agile environment
  • Intermediate SQL and excel skills
  • Prior experience in data product management is preferable

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart Group we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.


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