Retail Business Intelligence/Business Analyst in Meguro, Japan is looking for an Instock Manager in Music and Movie category, who strategically manages the enhancement of the productivity through the automation of procurement, optimization of inventory, enhancement of forecasting accuracy, improvement of customer experience and implementation of any technologies.

The ideal candidate needs to have execution skill of daily operation and project management skill to plan and execute the comprehensive project, with leadership to influence diverse teams globally including buying, marketing, engineering, and so on.

The candidate should thrive in a culture of decision based on analytic, be comfortable diving deep into the data, yet able to prioritize efforts based on the strategic and immediate implications. The candidate is also required to be a smart risk taker, who can be brave and bold to deliver the best result even in uncertain environment.

The primary responsibilities include the followings:

  • Find and execute the best configuration for forecasting and buying to optimize the inventory in quantity and quality

  • Responsibility for maximizing delivery experience

  • Find the use cases that can be automated in optimal inventory management forecasting and buying and leading the global team to develop automated solution, driving the category team for adoption

  • Strong analytical skills in interpreting business performance, key financial metrics, online metrics

  • Highly logical and can communicate complexities concisely

  • Multitasking, and displays a strong bias for action

  • Capable of working in ambiguity - no set tasks, need to identify projects, set own goals, and work with cross functional teams

  • Comfortable with data analysis through Excel and internal business intelligence tools

  • Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English, written and verbal.

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills as well as a liking to numbers, analyses and reports

  • Experience and desire to continuously improve processes, work practices and tools

  • Experience or proficiency in IT

  • 5+ combined years of experience in operation improvement or quality control

  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving skills and SQL skills

  • Retail/Internet industry experience

  • Possess basic financial knowledge such as BS/PL/Cashflow

AMZR Req ID: 458398