Career Opportunity

Analyst, Planning Applications

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Information Technology







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, and Club Monaco, 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 Business Analyst is responsible for supporting all aspects of the merchandise planning tool – Enterprise Planning both technically and functionally. Assisting with the validation of data between the tool and our source system, managing user help desk tickets, monitoring and in the event of an issue, troubleshooting and resolving batch processing issues. Act as a liaison with various cross functional partners to ensure that the business needs are being met and that the business users can perform their jobs efficiently and effectively.  The candidate will additionally support various projects including system upgrades, enhancements and new implementations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor Troubleshoot Enterprise Planning & Logility Jobs
  • Root Cause Analysis of Incidents Created
  • Cross team Communication to discuss issues/upgrades/migration
  • Documenting daily, weekly & monthly status reports.
  • Support the Global Retail Businesses with its use of the Enterprise Planning
  • Manage and monitor daily / weekly batch processing
  • System administration, Configuration, New users set up.
  • Develop test scripts and manage system testing for the configuration, modifications, reports and implementations
  • Support Learning & Development by the development and updates to the training materials

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Must Have Skills:

  • Multiple years of Technical Experience on a Merchandise Financial Planning Application required.
  • Experience in Logility,Data Analytics,Pl/SQL.Shell Scripting,Python and Java
  • Experience with Oracle DB Required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Retail experience preferred.
  • Enterprise Planning Technical Certification a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required with a concentration in math preferred
  • Experience in Business Analysis
  • Solid understanding and use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong listening, communication and presentation skills; ability to effectively interact with team members and cross functional partners.
  • Ability to analyze problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment
  • Enthusiastic team player

Analyst, Planning Applications