Data Strategist for Business Transformation with Big Data

Data Engineer/Data Scientist

About the company
With the mission to change the world by changing the conventional beliefs of clothing, the company provides quality clothes at a great price. The company is trying to share the joy of wearing quality clothes to people all over the world.

The company operates a wide brand portfolio, with 8 different fashion brands. Their flagship brand, known for their high quality everyday comfort, operates globally and is responsible for their own manufacturing process: from procurement and design to production and retail / ecommerce sales.

The company aims to become the world's number 1 apparel retailer, and plans to strengthen their global presence in 2020. To do so they have been very aggressive in acquiring foreign clothing brands and further expanding globally. They have been making a lot of innovation in the way that factory and manufacturing line works as well as logistics line so that they can deliver the clothes to the customers in very prompt manner.
Corporate Culture
There are many talented employees from all over the world. There are variety of works/projects that you will be involved in and you have to be flexible and are very good at communicating with other people in order to be successful in the company. The company is very fair in promotion and reflect your performance in promotion as well as in bonus.
The company encourages people to aim high as the company still maintains entrepreneurial spirit. For bonus and promotion, people who set higher goals will get better evaluations even if he/she did not necessarily achieve the set goals.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Joint company/office overseas
  • International sales
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
  • Market research overseas
PR Aspects
This is Japan's leading retail emporium - with a goal to be the world's biggest retail chain by 2020, their current revenues that run in the trillions of the yen is only set to rise in the run-up to reaching its ultimate goal.
Other details
  • Structured On-boarding after you join the team
  • Values clearly defined
  • Training opportunities
  • Clear career path
  • Japanese lessons for foreign employees
The company is recruiting specialists to extract the issues of our global brands and the various business division of the group and lead their business transformation with quantitative methods utilizing big data.

<Recruitment background>
In order to maximize customer satisfaction, we highlight issues and formulate and execute their solutions based on daily numerical analysis of our customer data and that of each phase of our supply chain.In order to achieve our vision of being world number one, as the expansion of our overseas operations and stores accelerates, it is essential to have more elaborate analysis utilizing big data and faster issue analysis and solution implementation.Here we are looking for candidates with advanced analytical skills and experience which combines on-site business sense and communication skills.

<Job Description>
Identify issues in each business process, analyze issues using big data, analyze data for planning solutions (fashion trend prediction, demand forecast, price optimization, etc.), plan optimum strategies and improve operations.

Specific business contents are as follows:
■ Understand the work of the business department, define issues, be involved in analytical design
■ Improve analytical design and create outputs while communicating with data scientists
■ Understand and interpret the analysis results, conceptualize the business effect
■ Translate quantitative evidence from analyses to relatable conversation with business division, communicate with related parties and drive business reform with their involvement.

In setting the discussion points and planning and implementing solutions, get involved with the business members (stores, sales, designers, merchandisers, management planning, product planning, inventory controllers, accounting, human resources, etc.) and while highlighting current and future issues, identify the direction of business transformation, gain consensus and take on the role of realizing overall transformation and new business on the ground.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
■Experience in finding and solving business problems from data, and analysis from model building
■Skills of presentation and explanation that can convince business stakeholders by summarizing the analysis process and results in a way communicates well.
■ Excellent team management and leadership, people who can lead their own team
■ Persons who have a strong driving force that can overcome resistance to change in reforming the FR group
■Those who can demonstrate global leadership
(To demand the ability to understand the purpose and circumstances of each division's business, and drive true improvements and increases in efficiency which are required to expand the group's performance.)
Japanese Level
  • Advanced
Type of people (Personality)
-Who have committed to a company for long.
-Who can commit to the company for long.
-Great leadership.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Twice a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
Other benefits
  • Free snack
  • Conference/event participation support
  • Book purchase support
  • Free Coffee/Tea