Career Opportunity

Analyst, Project Management, DVC

Ref #:

W114459

Department:

Business Strategy

City:

Nutley

State/Province:

New Jersey

Country:

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 Analyst, Project Management, DVC is responsible for providing exceptional support in the delivery & execution of transformational initiatives for the Digitizing our Value Chain program within Ralph Lauren.  This role is expected to work cross-functionally & collaboratively across all levels of the organization to drive change.   The ideal candidate is self-motivated with great communication skils & highly organized.  Proven experience working in a fast-paced agile environment delivering both process & technology transformations will lead to fast success in this role.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Support program execution through a structured PMO process
  • Monitor & communicate status in partnership with project leadership & key stakeholders
  • Promote an agile environment, ensuring quick speed to market while maintaining strategic focus
  • Create & maintain project management tools including: strategy framework, business case/ROI,  project plans, risk trackers, etc
  • Assist in determining what is important to the business, even in the absence of clear guidelines to move the business forward, enable better decisions, highlight areas of opportunity & risks
  • Be a champion of change

Communication

  • Support development of strategic communications to be shared with business stakeholders & program sponsors
  • Ability to create compelling, clear & powerful stories to all levels of the organization
  • Explore & advance modern communication techniques, for internal communication, including videos, infographics, messaging, etc
  • Maintain project materials to facilitate change including: team updates, meeting agendas/recaps, internal articles, training outlines, etc.

Business Analysis

  • Utilize data to influence & improve decision making across operational processes
  • Conduct information research including benchmarking of industry and initiatives
  • Drive efficiency and effectiveness of internal processes by assisting in analysis and documentation (process maps, metrics, definitions, analytics, information visualization)

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Fashion / Textile Management, Strategic Communications or equivalent preferred.
  • Highly proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, SmartSheet, Mural & other or equivalent tools
  • Experience in product development, supply chain, fashion or related consulting
  • Strong interpersonal skills w/ the ability to manage complex cross functional projects
  • Ability to develop relationships & work cross-functionally across all levels of organization
  • Collaborative, strategic, motivated, and energetic with ability to work on multiple tasks
  • Must be self-motivated/self-starter
  • Project Management Certification is an asset but not required
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Analyst, Project Management, DVC