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Data & Analytics - Lead, Advanced Analytics, Product

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The mission of the Data & Analytics Department is to maximize the value of Aritzia's data by making it available, insightful and actionable to foster a culture of data-driven decision making.


Aritzia is experiencing exponential growth, and the Data & Analytics team is growing with it. As a leader of the Data & Analytics Department, you will be responsible for bridging the gap between the Product division and the Data & Analytics department to ensure that we have the right product, in the right quantity, in the right place, at the right time and at the right price. You will combine your deep understanding of Merchandise Planning and Data & Analytics, with excellent leadership and communication skills to lead out on the delivery of actionable descriptive, predictive and prescriptive insights. You will support the process and technology transformation of the Product division that will enable Aritzia to deliver world class everyday luxury customer experiences. With your valuable contribution to the business in this role, the opportunities are endless-from a rewarding career in Data & Analytics to continued growth with Aritzia.


As the Lead, Advanced Analytics, you will:
  • Lead out on the build of the Advanced Analytics capability in support of Aritzia's Product division
  • Tackle Advanced Analytics use cases related to the Planning, Buying, Allocation and Distribution of > $2b finished goods every year such as demand forecasting and optimization of purchasing quantities, availability and pricing
  • Develop insights to support these use cases including:
    • Descriptive insights to understand what has happened and why. Creating new metrics, measurement plans and A/B experiments to track the success and opportunities of key initiatives. Performing trend analysis, pattern discovery and statistical analysis.
    • Predictive insights to understand what is likely to happen and when. Using advanced analytics techniques such as scenario analysis, rule-based modeling, and AI/Machine Learning
    • Prescriptive insights to recommend what is most optimal to do to influence events. Taking into account all possible factors in a scenario and suggesting actionable takeaways to human and system decision makers
  • Maximize the value of insights through effective storytelling, influence stakeholders to take action and measure the impact of these actions
  • Work with the appropriate stakeholders, team members and Business Support partners to drive data-informed decisions in support of corporate objectives, while enabling progressive career development and an incredible employee experience
  • Provide technical leadership to elevate the analytics acumen amongst the team and stakeholders


The Lead, Advanced Analytics has:
  • Proven and best-in-class skills, education and/or applicable certifications in:
    • Analyzing and interpreting data with fluency in SQL, statistical programming languages such as R or Python and visualization tools such as Excel, Tableau or Looker
    • Predicting outcomes leveraging Machine Learning algorithms such as linear/logistic regressions, decision trees, random forest, etc
    • Applying traditional and advanced analytics techniques in support of use cases such as demand forecasting and pricing optimization
    • Analytics in the worlds of Retail, Merchandise Planning/Buying or Supply Chain
    • Providing technical leadership to Data Analysts with mentorship, training documentation and peer review
  • A commitment to learn, apply, champion and enrich Aritzia's Values and Business and People Leadership principles
  • The skills to collaborate strategically with cross-functional partners in the pursuit of operational efficiency, continuous growth, and shared business outcomes
  • The ability to set clear objectives and champion data-informed decisions within eCommerce and Performance Marketing teams
  • A dedication to quality and investing in results and new business opportunities that add value
  • A deep understanding and commitment for the industry in which we operate
  • A key representation of Aritzia's brand, aesthetic and style fundamentals while setting trends and influencing culture


The typical hiring range for this position is $140,000-$150,000 CAD per year. The final agreed upon salary may vary based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills and experience. Additionally, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity.

We are always looking for top talent - if your qualifications differ from those listed above, the scope of work and final agreed upon salary may be adjusted to reflect your individual qualifications.

Aritzia's Everyday Luxury compensation package goes beyond the base salary with endless growth and recognition opportunities through our pay-for-performance philosophy. Along with comprehensive benefits, aspirational workspaces and elevated employee perks and experiences - we provide it all.


Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • Product Discount - Maybe you've heard of our famous product discount? Or our exclusive private shopping events? You have now.
  • A-OK Commissary & Café - Everyday Luxury dining, exclusive to Aritzia. Our in-house bistro and café is a private oasis where employees can enjoy curated, subsidized Everyday Luxury dining.
  • The SET - Our in-office fitness studio and gym with state-of-the-art equipment, custom-created classes, and optional personal training. Open 7 days a week, works out well.
  • Aritzia Virtual Wellness - Because your health, happiness, and safety matter - 24/7 resources to support you in your wellbeing goals, be it physical, mental, social, or financial.
  • Aspirational Workplace - Our offices are specially designed to be spaces of creativity, productivity, and inspiration. They're also dog friendly. Woof.
  • Amenities - Additional amenities include a private parent's room, shower facilities with elevated complementary conveniences, bike rooms, and more.
  • The Extras - We also offer a multitude of other perks like dry-cleaning, hotel and restaurant discounts, self-care promos and on-site medical care.


Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.

About Aritzia

Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique. We conceive, create and retail fashion brands with a depth of design and quality that no one can match at our competitive price point. Each of our exclusive brands is treated as an independent label with its own vision, team and aesthetic point of view. As a group, they are united by an unwavering commitment to superior fabrics, meticulous construction and relevant, effortless design. Founded by Brian Hill in 1984, Aritzia now has 80 locations in select cities across North America, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Chicago. We pride ourselves on creating immersive shopping destinations, selecting each location with care and designing each space individually. Both in our stores and on, our focus is on delivering truly world-class, memorable customer experiences. Aritzia est une boutique de vêtements et une maison de mode d’avant-garde. Notre mission : concevoir, créer et faire la vente au détail de marques d’articles de mode dont la conception et la qualité ne peuvent être égalées à prix comparable. Chacune de nos marques exclusives est une entité individuelle possédant sa vision, son équipe et son point de vue créatif. Elles sont unies par un engagement indéfectible pour les tissus de qualité supérieure, une confection méticuleuse et des styles modernes à la portée de tous. Fondée par Brian Hill en 1984, Aritzia compte maintenant 80 boutiques dans plusieurs grandes villes d’Amérique du Nord, dont Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, New York, San Francisco, Boston et Chicago. Nous sommes fiers d’offrir des expériences de magasinage immersives. C’est pourquoi nous choisissons chaque emplacement avec soin et concevons chaque espace individuellement. En boutique comme sur le site, notre objectif est d’offrir une expérience d’achat exceptionnelle de calibre mondial.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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