Senior Retail Research Statistician



Forum Analytics is looking for a Senior Retail Research Statistician to work in our Chicago offices. As a Research Statistician you will provide primary client support for all sales forecast modeling and general research services provided by Forum. Forum Analytics is seeking a rare combination of skills to fill this unique role within our rapidly growing retail consulting and software development business.

Forum Analytics was just rated a "Top 100 Most Promising Big Data Analytics Company" by CIO Review Magazine.



  • Develop linear and non-linear regression-based sales forecast models for consumer-oriented businesses for use in a Google-based mapping application.
  • Create and support time-series sales cannibalization models.
  • Refine existing market area prediction models with an eye towards developing and testing new methods for this type of modeling.
  • Prepare client presentations of final materials and co-present those findings with senior management to our clients.


  • Work with GIS-based spatial mapping platforms when necessary, such as ArcGIS or Alteryx.
  • Some client-based travel will be required.

Professional Development

  • Develop skills to properly propose additional products and services to help prospective / client companies achieve their key priorities.
  • Participate in company-sponsored job-related activities and training to further develop your analytic skills.


  • 5+ years of previous retail or consumer-based modeling experience
  • Programming knowledge of Stata, SAS, or SPSS
  • Team work critical as you will be interacting with supporting staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Knowledge of GIS a plus.


To apply for consideration, contact us for more details.

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