Senior Analyst Market Strategist - Retail Focus (Vancouver, BC)

Region: Canada

State: British Columbia

City: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time


Our internal title for this role is: GIS Analyst, Global Market Development - Retail

who we are

At lululemon, we work together to elevate the world. We set audacious goals, nurture big growth and engineer innovative products that allow people to feel—and perform—their best. To us, leadership is more than a role or title—it’s a way of being. We are all leaders, committed to growth and results.

Together, we’re co-creating a future that otherwise wouldn’t exist. To do that, we’re looking for people who unite diverse perspectives to lean into bold visions. Who strive to be better than they were yesterday. Who are all in, in everything they do. 

We’re looking for you. Join us.

about this role

The GIS Analyst, Global Market Development works cross-functionally with Retail Operations, Store Development, Real Estate, Finance. They are a champion of data; using geospatial analytics, modelling & research to ensure due diligence in real estate decision making & enable lululemon’s continued growth.

a day in the life
  • Performs geospatial analysis to support real estate site decisions
  • Evolves & maintains new store sales forecasting & store demand models 
  • Responsible for maintaining GIS platform (Sitewise) & PowerBI dashboards
  • Analyses guest data to identify trends & insights relevant to real estate decisions
  • Provides training on GIS platform & analytical tools to cross-functional partners
  • Supports Manager, Global Market Development with ad-hoc analysis

  • Undergraduate degree required; quantitative subject such as finance, economics or geography preferred. Diploma in Data Science / GIS an advantage
  • 3-5 years experience & solid understanding of GIS & spatial analytics.
  • Strong SQL skills – comfortable with querying guest data
  • Knowledge of retail, real estate & market planning a plus
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Excel & experience with PowerBI
  • Experience with SQL, data management, PowerBI

must haves
  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.
Compensation and Benefits Package   

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career:   

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice. 


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