Career Opportunity

International Merchandising Operations Business Analyst VBA & SQL MANDATORY (6 month's Mat. cover)

Ref #:

5567961

Department:

Merchandising

City:

Plan-les-Ouates

Country:

Switzerland

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 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 Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

Perform cross-brands analyses, providing deeper insight on the data available. Development of standards/automatizations, if required, to allow a constant repetition of the report and/or connections to/from it.

Collect cross-brand reporting needs, department tools and opportunities for standardization and automation of processes. 

Participate on the project enhancements to incorporate and transform processes & tools by:

  • Design, develop, adapt and maintain the Supply planning tools and processes
  • Managing and championing the initial end user transition to the new tools 
  • Provide an on-going presence ‘on the ground’ to help end users leverage the tools and training available
  • Be the first ‘line of support ‘ when an issue arises – answering questions

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting

Produce and enhance reporting and dashboards inside Supply Planning & Operations department:

  • Simulations
  • Supply Planning
  • Costing
  • Supply and Demand match
  • Inbound tracking
  • Size analysis

 

Projects enhancement

  • Tools development:
    • Design, develop, adapt and maintain the department tools
  • Training & support users:
    • Provide user manuals and training to new members
    • Communicate changes & new processes

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Master Degree in Supply Chain & Inventory Management or equivalent experience.

1-2 year Retail or Wholesale experience.

High degree of computer literacy, especially MS Excel and MS Access, with programming skills – VBA and SQL. SAP experience is a plus.

Excellent analytical, logical thinking and problem solving skills.

Fluent in reading, speaking and writing in English. Other languages a plus.

Efficient time management, organizational ability and capacity to meet deadlines.

Curiosity and indefatigable will to improve

Flexible mind-set, team player.

Attention to detail & work accuracy.

International Merchandising Operations Business Analyst