Vans Business Analyst (North America)

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Job Description
Vans: Be a Part of the Original

It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people Paul Van Doren
Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans our culture sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.

Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the worlds largest apparel and footwear company comprised of over 30 brands. We are the leading drivers of retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we take great measures in developing and growing our people.

Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individuals pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly growing business.

By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Vans Business Analyst North America: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family: In this role, your primary responsibilities as Business Analyst are to assist the Product Merchandising department with reporting and analysis to drive regional sales growth and track product efficiency during all product merchandising cycles. This process includes data collection and validation, managing and troubleshooting the database, and preparing weekly, monthly, and seasonal sales/ product merchandising recaps. The Business Analyst is responsible for the reporting of wholesale booking using Cognos and Tableau reporting tools. We are looking for a visionary with a stream of innovative ideas that will transform the action sports industry.

How You Will Make a Difference:

Perform weekly, monthly and seasonal reports to support the Apparel Product Merchandising team and Strategic Accounts team during all stages of the product merchandising cycle.
Assist Product Merchandising Director with the line review and brief reports.
Responsible for setting up new product, channel, and strategic account reports for the region.
Assist Product Merchandising Director with seasonal projections by style/color.
Responsible for Ad hoc analysis using reporting tools which could include Pivotlink, Cognos, CTI, Leapfile, Filezilla, Tableau and Think-Cell reporting.
Responsible for distribution of Product Merchandising reports to merchandising team.
Responsible for development of best practices in the business analyst role as it relates to Vans' developing wholesale business.
Execute action oriented analysis of product performance including but not limited to, product efficiency analysis, and product adoption rate metrics.
Build relationships with similar roles in other coalition brands to develop best practices and leverage VF resources.


Ability to think strategically and act tactically.
Strong interpersonal communication, presentation and problem solving skills.
Comfortable in self-starter environment.
Basic computer skills Microsoft Office, PowerPoint/Keynote.
Exercises strong interpersonal skills across internal and external partners.
Ability to work in an open environment with product team and cross-functional partners.
Computer proficiency including specific job-required applications.
Follows through with all tasks, assignments and job duties in a timely manner.

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Business travel may be required up to 5-10%.
Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 25 lbs, depending on need.