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The Data Scientist will focus on impact by playing a critical role in Rite Aid's strategic transformation across a wide array of Strategic initiatives that support the company's RxEvolution, with initial focus on merchandising initiatives.
The individual will work directly with the Director of Market Research on Rite Aid's most high profile projects, including defining, scoping, strategy development and implementation. The role will serve as project manager and internal consultant, supporting key strategic initiatives and will be responsible for making detailed assessments and recommendations, with initial focus on merchandising function, products, consumers to identify opportunities to grow and transform our business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:
• Build the statistical model to identify trends within the data and mange data to uncover solutions to business problems. • Work independently to oversee multiple projects simultaneously and be responsible for contributing to and collaborating to develop business solutions. • Define, lead and execute a broad array of initiatives with responsibility for creating a data-driven retail activation programs that support key business objectives, grow customer acquisitions, increase brand engagement and generate incremental retail sales. • Deep understanding of competitive retail environment, deriving insights, innovation, consumer trends, and identify white space opportunities for competitive advantage. Uncover innovation, research best practices and create horizon plans to accelerate omni-channel retail experience. • Utilize data visualization skills to create impactful presentations that clearly communicate insights for any level of the organization • Act as a strategic thought partner to the business and marketing teams; including Customer Loyalty, In Store Retail Strategy, Omni-Channel Retail. Leverage first-and third-party data to proactively uncover and amplify the most actionable insights
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position currently has no supervisory responsibilities.
5 years of experience in Experience in a similar role or with product management or internal consulting experience; background in retail customer value proposition development desirable.
2 years of experience with building statistical model with large data sets
Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) required.