Business Analyst - PAW

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits, package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture. Join our dynamic team in Anchorage today!

Anchorage, AK

The North West Company

<p><strong>The North West Company Inc., though its subsidiaries is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West employees approximately 8,200 associates, the majority within the communities it serves. It operates 241 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, Alaska Commercial Company, Cost-U-Less and RiteWay Food Markets and has annualized sales of approximately CDN $2.0 billion.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p>As a Business Analyst for Pacific Alaska Wholesale (PAW), you will create and analyze reports, and utilize high-level quantitative skills in order to provide data-driven recommendations to key stakeholders to drive positive change. If you are a strategic thinker with the ability to identify opportunities for process improvement, and new reporting and analytical tools; then you are the right fit to join our team in Anchorage.</p> <p>Joining NWCI gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.</p> <p>NWCI is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.<br /><br /><strong>A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Ensure the PAW office and computing production system (ERP) provides reliable, stable, and accessible services for the use of stakeholders and service provider;</li> <li>Monitor PAW functions, processes, and activities to improve operational and computer-based business applications for the most effective use of capital, equipment and people;</li> <li>Develop, implement, and provide effective and timely management information to the business stakeholders;</li> <li>Analyze and develop documentation of current and future business requirements;</li> <li>Develop performance measures which provide actionable insight into sales growth within the wholesale business; and</li> <li>Manage physical warehouse inventory and ongoing inventory accuracy.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h1>&nbsp;</h1> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree with 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;</li> <li>Enterprise Resource Planner System management and implementation;</li> <li>Pick database expertise coupled with a solid logistics background;</li> <li>Retail or wholesale food experience is a plus;</li> <li>E-commerce exposure;</li> <li>Exceptional organizational and time management skills;</li> <li>Experience in managing, training, and developing team members; and</li> <li>Ability to learn and understand the Enterprise Resource Planner System.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>