Analyst, Project Management, DVC

Recruiter
Ralph Lauren
Location
Nutley, New Jersey, United States
Posted
10 Aug 2020
Closes
07 Sep 2020
Ref
13436
Level
Manager
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.

Position Overview
The Analyst, Project Manager, DVC is responsible for providing exceptional support in the delivery & execution of transformational initiatives for the Global Supply Chain. This role is expected to work cross-functionally & collaboratively across all levels of the organization to drive change. The ideal candidate self-motivated, strategic & analytical with proven experience working in a fast-paced agile environment delivering both process & technology transformations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Project Management · Drive execution and accountability within projects/programs 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 · Demonstrated ability to deliver transformational change from inception to completion · Be a champion of change Communication · Develop strategic communications to be shared with the Global & Executive leadership teams · Ability to create compelling, clear & powerful stories to all levels of the organization · Prepare and coordinate various type of project meetings (eg. project team meetings, workshops) · 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) #LI-CS

Experience, Skills & Knowledge
· Bachelor's in Business Administration, Strategy or equivalent · 2+ year's experience administering high profile projects with interface to sr. leadership · 2+ years experience in product development, supply chain, fashion or related consulting · Highly proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, MS Project (or equivalent) · Strong interpersonal skills w/ the ability to manage complex cross functional projects · Must be self-motivated/self-starter · Ability to develop relationships & work cross-functionally across all levels of organization · Project Management Certification is an asset but not required

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