Commercial Analyst - FARFETCH

UK London
02 Jul 2021
10 Sep 2021
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're partnering with the world's best brands, boutiques and department stores to provide our customers with a unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform. We work with all areas of FARFETCH to achieve business success and to improve our social and environmental impact. We want to empower our consumers to think, act and choose positively while offering an unrivalled range of fashion to empower their individuality.


Our London office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub, and is home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. Our open plan space is ideal for collaborative working and sharing ideas, or you can enjoy some quiet time in our dedicated library. We also have a large outdoor terrace which is the perfect spot to have a team lunch or host events.


The Commercial function at FARFETCH manages supply and pricing on the FARFETCH marketplace to achieve profitable growth. Working across the business we carry out at-scale commercial programmes which drive benefits for FARFETCH, our customers, and our partners. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Analyst you will conduct commercial analysis, working with colleagues from across the business to bring your strategic recommendations to life. The Commercial Analyst will help scope out and lead projects that deliver the markdown, promotional and end-of-season strategy globally


    • You will produce relevant insights to be shared with the teams to guide our strategy, exploring opportunities to optimise the promotional & Markdown business on Farfetch
    • You will build models to manage markdown supply in upcoming seasons and ensure we are well placed to achieve our overall growth goals, working with Finance to validate your forecasts and ensure the business is driving in the right direction
    • You will develop tools (working with our BI team) to analyse supply health and identify risks and opportunities
    • You will work with the wider Commercial team to influence the markdown strategy of our partners, and with Engineering to ensure they have the necessary tools to achieve this
    • You will work with Merchandising team to transform insight into merchandising decisions, focusing on strategic categories like Pre-Owned & Beauty


    • Experience in Analytics, e-Commerce or Consulting
    • Technical skills for processing and analysing large amounts of data: Excel (can perform complex functions) and SQL (required)
    • Emphasis on operational and commercial excellence
    • (Desirable) Understanding the fashion and luxury industry!


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Access to Unmind: an independent and completely confidential digital mental health platform
    • Flexible working environment and more!


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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