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Wayfair Manager - North American Retail Technology and Analytics in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>Who we are:</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> NARTA (North American Retail Technology &amp; Analytics) is focused on leveraging quantitative business analytics, cutting-edge tools and data science techniques, and business process improvements to drive growth across Wayfair. This cross-functional and entrepreneurial team is directly responsible for managing reporting, developing technology solutions, and optimizing processes that enable and empower retail performance for Wayfair. Our goal is to help suppliers grow their business on our sites and to help Wayfair win in the online home space.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At its core, this role will be focused on equipping Category Management with the data and insights they need to drive strategic decision making and impact their categories and Wayfair’s bottom line. This position will require working cross-functionally and globally to uphold best-in-class standards for implementation, while also providing a distinct opportunity to drive high impact initiatives with unique executive-level visibility.</span></p>

<p><strong>How is this opportunity unique?</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Wayfair is a data-driven environment. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Candidates with experience using data to drive decision-making are great matches.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>We move fast and take risks</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">. If you loved working at a start-up or in another fast-paced, risk-taking environment, you’d enjoy working at Wayfair. Be prepared to constantly evolve.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Our business is in a high-growth stage and so is our team</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">. We’re looking for team members who are ready and eager to get their hands dirty and drive results right away.</span></li>


<p><strong>What You'll Do</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with other analytical teams and product partners to build new reporting tools and maintaining a roadmap for future tools for our global user base, balancing scrappy solutions with scalable products</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be the interface between Category Management and internal teams like Algorithms and Analytics, Product, and Business Intelligence, to develop technology, tools and solutions that enhance our core competencies and capabilities</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Plan and execute the go-to-market strategy for new tools and reporting platforms from timelines, access, training and support through feedback gathering and prioritization of future improvements&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Serve as the connective tissue between users and product / tech teams:</span></li>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Engage with users by providing product support, communicating our strategy, socializing feature enhancements and sharing best practices</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Engage with product and tech teams by escalating bugs, synthesizing user feedback and representing our users interests in prioritization and roadmap discussions&nbsp;</span></li>



<p><strong>What You'll Need</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Advanced Excel and SQL skills; experience with Google data suite is a plus (Looker, Google Big Query, Google Data Studio)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A highly entrepreneurial mind-set with an excitement to drive efficiencies through technology and collaborate with engineering, product and business teams</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong communication skills – ability to succinctly summarize technical concepts and tailor your communication style to your audience</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to drive complex projects to completion using effective project management, communication, and influence; strong ownership of tasks/deadlines/projects</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Innovative problem-solving skills – ability to dissect and conclude root causes, vet / prioritize potential solutions (near- and long-term) and implement solutions quickly without sacrificing quality</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record in economics, math, statistics, engineering, business or related field is a plus.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">4+ years of relevant experience</span></li>



<p>&nbsp;</p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>