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Sr. Manager - Category Analytics

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 102776 
Store #130037 LC Expats 
Position:Full-Time

 

At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them.

LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in North America with 900+ stores and as part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica, our love of eyes and higher standard of quality have made LensCrafters a leader in vision care for over 30 years.

With a career at LensCrafters, you’ll find yourself learning, growing, and interacting with some of the most passionate and talented people in the business. At the same time, you’ll be helping people look and see their best.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Sr. Manager of Category will be responsible for pricing and offers for Lenses and Contact Lenses categories at LensCrafters. The role requires strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to set prices and offers as well as implement programs to improve value perception. The work drives customer value and conversion while maximizing the margin and profitability for the business. Scope includes ~$1.3B of product net sales.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead brand level initiatives with cross-functional teams to grow LensCrafters business through product, pricing and offer initiatives in Lenses and Contact Lenses categories.
  • Coordinate with global Group stakeholders on lens and complete pair pricing, and Minimum Advertised Price policy management.
  • Perform in-depth analysis to identify opportunities for category growth and profitability.
  • Lead research on competitors, provide competitive benchmarking analysis and determine implications for LensCrafters.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of category initiatives in driving business results for the LensCrafters brand.
  • Design and lead pricing and offer tests and develops metrics to track performance.
  • Manage discount rate analysis and forecasting to ensure discount rate is in line with LensCrafters targets and offer strategy.
  • Provide analytical support on business-critical questions, and perform other duties, special projects and activities as required.
  • Manage discount rate analysis and forecasting to ensure discount rate is in line with LensCrafters targets and offer strategy.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to interpret analytical findings into relevant, actionable and understandable business insights and actions
  • Strong reporting and data visualization skills with strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and familiarity with database software (e.g., Business Objects, etc.)
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams on brand level projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA with concentration in finance, quantitative marketing, strategy, statistics, or other related quantitative field
  • Independent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of how systems and databases work, and ability to learn quickly
  • Knowledge of analytical tools and approaches
  • Experience with pricing and offer management
  • Project management capability (coordinate cross-functional teams across several work streams)
  • Optical industry experience is a plus but not required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, take initiative, bring ideas to the team

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.

 

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