Career Opportunity

Analyst, E-Commerce Business Planning

Ref #:

W112185

Department:

Merchandising

City:

New York

State/Province:

New York

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 Business Planning Analyst role is responsible for managing our daily Sales & KPI reporting for our DTC Digital Commerce channels.  This role will assist in managing all daily functions to maintain and share out business reporting, as well as work closely with our technical teams to develop new financial reports and business tools as needed.  The Planning Analyst will support the Business Planning team in analyzing business and providing information needed to help drive sales, profit and inventory productivity. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

·        Assist and partner in managing daily functions of the Business Planning team

·        Maintain accurate business reporting. Create, maintain & deliver various dashboards & reports for key stakeholders

·        Develop methods for data collecting, analyzing & identifying trends in the business

·        Utilize available systems and resources to carry out business analyses that support ad-hoc requests from management

·        Increase the ability of the organization to utilize internal system business analysis tools.

·        Partner with the Business Planning team to develop daily financial plans and forecasts, including sales and gross margin in accordance with corporate goals. 

·        Facilitate ongoing communication with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to Merchandise Planning, Marketing, Site Analytics and Supply Chain teams

Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partners to drive the business

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

·        Strong analytical skills

·        Fluent in retail math

·        Communicate clearly in oral and written form, ability to present complex information in an easy-to-understand manner

·        Adapt easily to changing situations and demonstrate flexibility in juggling priorities

·        Knowledge of all MS Office applications. Advanced Excel skills a must.  Adobe Omniture experience a plus.

·        Comfortable conducting database queries and creating reports. Experienced at manipulating data from multiple sources.

·        Retail experience preferred. Digital experience a plus

Analyst, E-Commerce Business Planning