Item Data Analyst

Nov 17, 2023

Tower 02, Manyata Embassy Business Park, Racenahali & Nagawara Villages. Outer Ring Rd, Bengaluru 540065


Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Data Analyst, Process Lead, Business Process Specialist, Product Data Analyst, Catalog Analyst, Business Analyst

Use your skills, experience and talents to continue building an industry leading Item Center of Excellence.  As the Item Data Analyst, you’ll take the lead for: 

Overseeing the prioritization, productivity, process, interaction model, reporting and training of the item data teams. Coach the IDS team on the skills and partnership development needed in managing item setup while providing input to the Item Data Manager on staffing of the Item dataspecialists. Maintain a focus on both operational and guest facing data improvements to drive enterprise excellence in these areas. Responsible for taking a leadership role in Item COE projects or initiatives.    

Key Responsibilities

Process, Project & Data Management 

  • Lead the operational strategy for the team and provide coaching on day to day activities of the team. Become an expert on Item Set Up role and processes. 
  • Establish the operational goals and measurements (i.e. LOS, productivity, data quality) for the team. Create plans and daily routines for the Item Data Specialists to meet the goals and communicate performance expectations. 
  • Generate reporting and analytics of the team’s item setup progress for readiness of Items for Order & Launch against the Item CoE goals and measurements. 
  • Drive continuous improvement for operational and data quality excellence aspects of the team. Understand upstream and downstream business unit needs, Time & Action charts and key information needed from the business to drive operational excellence.
  • Understanding the impact and needs of item data accuracy to the downstream systems impacting Guest experience. Partner with the Data Quality specialist in driving data quality best practices by providing level 2 support in Blitz sessions 
  • Partner with Item Data Manager on Product Data Planning initiatives and team leadership. Work with the Item Data Manager to create a culture that focuses on the guest and enterprise needs.
  • Identify and lead key improvement projects for Item COE. Utilize knowledge gained on the job to identify key areas of improvement that are needed to drive operational and dataquality excellence.

Team & Partner Management

  • Evaluate opportunities within the total team through reporting, huddles, and walk around/office hours to identify improvement opportunities in skills, process and partner management.  Interact with the Data Specialists on a daily basis to provide coaching on prioritization, efficiency and accuracy of their day to day work. 
  • Drive Team adherence to best practices and Standard Operating procedures. 
  • Continuously evolve key partner interaction model to ensure the Item Data Specialists have information needed to efficiently and effectively do their job while enabling timely communication back to key partners.  Provide coaching to IDS team on engagement with partners where required to strengthen the business unit and vendor interactions


Education Expectations: 3 year degree or equivalent

Job Related Experience: A minimum of 4 years’ experience

Specific Experience: 

  • Data analysis & reporting skills
  • Demonstrated expertise in an area of Merchandise Planning/Operations, Buying, Digital Operations, Project Management & Content Management
  • Ability to work with and coordinate cross-functional efforts 
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships 
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at the same time, simultaneously managing working team and partner relationships 
  • Champion One Team attitude


  • Experience with Item attribution, Item tools & systems, master data
  • Possesses operational and technical aptitude and ability to interface with technical teams

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