Big W Forecast Analyst Job Application

Big W Forecast Analyst Job Description

BIG W is one of Australia’s most loved brands and has been part of our families for over 40 years.  At BIG W, we put our customer at the heart of everything we do across our network of 183 stores nationally.  We sell exclusive BIG W brands that are simply great quality at low prices as well as feature leading international brands. Our customers can choose everything for their kids, home, themselves, for leisure and for their everyday life.  Our team of over 18,000 members is located in Australia, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.

• Join one of Australia’s most iconic brands
• Crucial role in influencing sales and operational outcomes
• Great career opportunities driven by a supportive Leadership team

The role

As the Forecast Analyst you will manage a large portfolio of products and take responsibility for ensuring that sales forecasts accurately predict the purchasing behaviours of customers.  In this role you will proactively manage system generated forecasts to ensure that all future events and seasonality impacts are accounted for; forecasting methodologies are expertly applied and are accurately reflected through BIG W’s forecasting systems.

Reporting into the Sales Planning Manager and based at the Woolworths Support Office in Bella Vista you will:

• Analyse the effectiveness of forecasts based on seasonal periods and marketing campaigns & ensuring that forecasting systems reflect accurate sales forecasts

• Determine forecast methodologies to accurately predict weekly company sales for all products and stores within your given portfolio

• Contribute to the development, testing and execution of business strategies that will drive continuous improvement

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About You

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Prior experience in a Retail environment preferred
  • Great with analytical problem solving and/or Forecasting
  • Strong relationship building skills with facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Organising data and drawing insights and recommendations

What’s in it for you?

  • An attractive remuneration package including base, super and bonus
  • Opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia both across BIG W and Woolworths
  • Tech options – Woolworths is the largest employer of Google Apps in Australia, are early adopters of Agile and have BYOD options too
  • An exciting career – as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people
  • Flexibility and work-life balance policies that will help you thrive

Some perks!

  • Located in Bella Vista. We have great head office facilities including free parking, on-site gym, sports courts, cafeteria, a metro store and exciting activities throughout the week
  • Team member discounts at all of Woolworths businesses

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