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Wayfair Senior Manager, Headcount Analytics in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is seeking a Senior Manager to drive the Headcount and Organizational Analytics function and enable Wayfair’s rapid growth. This is a fast-paced role in which you will oversee the creation, innovation, automation, and communication of workforce planning and headcount reporting.&nbsp; In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape processes, drive decision-making, and implement new tools with our finance and business partners.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This role will be central to building out Wayfair’s workforce planning strategy and the analytics tools to help business leaders, recruiting, and finance make better decisions about the organization’s growth.&nbsp; The ideal candidate is analytical, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work cross-functionally.&nbsp; This role requires regular interaction with senior stakeholders so written and verbal communication is key.</span></p>

<p><strong>Who You Are:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive the long-term roadmap for scalable headcount reporting including but not limited to automation and consolidation</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Present a cohesive headcount narrative that is easy to follow and can be customized for various audiences</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Conduct scenario planning and trend analysis to predict the future state of headcount</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> using SQL, Python, and/or R</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Diagnose and solve data discrepancies in partnership with our business partners and Business Intelligence teams</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create visualizations and user-friendly dashboards to facilitate ongoing monitoring of metrics using Visier, our visualization platform</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Scope headcount projects and processes end-to-end including communications, change management, and action items needed from cross-functional partners</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner closely with FP&amp;A to run our financial forecasts for talent and integrate cost planning into our approach</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner closely with SVPs / HRBPs to make sure we have accurate plans and update on how we are tracking towards plans vs actuals</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with Talent Acquisition to inform recruiting priorities and capacity planning</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Play a leadership role on the broader People Analytics team</span></li>


<p><strong>What You’ll Need:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s degree in either a quantitative field (e.g., economics, math, statistics, engineering), or other major with significant quantitative coursework (GPA &gt;3.5 preferred)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">4+ years of experience in an analytical role in a fast-paced environment, preferably in finance, consulting, or technology (in addition to any graduate education)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Intermediate to advanced excel skills, experience using Python/R and SQL to write scalable code; experience with data visualization tools a bonus</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to leverage data-driven insights to inform business decisions&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Integrity and honesty, and, above all, a respect for complete confidentiality</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment where there can be degrees of ambiguity</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to identify and succinctly summarize roadblocks and constraints, propose potential solutions, and drive towards resolution</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to craft a narrative using data and influence senior stakeholders</span></li>

</ul><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>