Career Opportunity

Analyst, P&D Operations

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Human Resources




New Jersey


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The People and Development Operations Analyst plays a crucial operations role supporting the P&D community and by extension the broader organization through the management of programs, principles, processes, tools and systems that enable the employee lifecycle through People & Development operational excellence and efficiency.  Will provide critical support and guidance to enable a new way of working in a digital landscape. This position is eligible for a flexible work location. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

·        Serve as administrator and champion for internal P&D Sharepoint site.  Support overall management of the project team and deliverables through the development of project plans, deliverable tracking and communication.

·        Support communication, transformation and change management efforts around program and system implementation.

·        Support the development of and ongoing maintenance/ updates to a global integrated P&D calendar, including methodology, tools, tracking, reporting and analytics.   

·        Support the facilitation of ongoing process feedback sessions, workshops and design sessions in partnership with IT and internal stakeholders.

·        Manage end to end projects and programs in partnership with cross-functional team members.

·        Track and manage overall systems updates and communication to relevant stakeholders in partnership with Change Management and IT.

·        Support system superusers, process champions and P&D Playbook project team members.

·        Manage permissions and security/access for P&D users on a variety of applications and internal platforms

·        Support team in continuous process improvement projects that support the global human resources strategy and global process harmonization.

·        Partner with Reporting and Analytics and change management team to resolve data integrity issues through business process improvement and training/communication.

·        Develop an understanding of current state end-to-end employee lifecycle processes and partner with IT and P&D internal stakeholders to define and implement desired end state.

·        Enable new digital capabilities to support new ways of working for managers of people.

·        Play a Change Agent role within People & Development to enable new ways of working.

·        Research on emerging and industry trends and best practices in the areas of technology and process improvement.

·        Lead cross-functional team meetings in a program/project management and systems/process capacity.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience in human resources or related preferred
  • Experience and understanding of all components of the employee lifecycle and related processes
  • Experience with project management tools and software.  Smartsheets a plus
  • Familiarity with process documentation.
  • Understanding of key HR business processes and the intersections across the generalist and specialty functions.
  • Strong HRIS systems knowledge.  Previous Workday experience a plus. 

·        Tech enthusiast.  Ability and desire to explore, test and learn IT applications and functionality.

·        Comfort with change and ability to act as a change agent.

·        Excellent analytical and decision-making abilities.

·        Strong presentation and communication skills.

·        Passion for continuous process improvement and simplification of routine deliverables.

·        Highly organized with attention to detail.

·        Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships.

·        Highly proficient in MS Office software, including SharePoint, Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point and Visio.

·        Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

·        Ability to lead cross-functional team meetings.

Analyst, P&D Operations