Business Strategy & Operations Analyst, Sourcing

Ralph Lauren
Bengaluru, India
13 May 2022
15 Sep 2022
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
This position will report to the Project Manager - Business Operations, Strategy, and Innovation and will support with data and analysis for Merchandising, Quality, Raw Material and other Projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Supporting organizational requirements by reviewing and managing data to support Sourcing teams analysis across alldivisions; brands and countries of production. Ability to turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions.Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data setsUse different visualization tools to present data and analysisCreate formats (Excel, MicroStrategy, BI) which can be easily used by team for their data and analysis needs.Regularly update these formats with latest data.Support teams by posting and/or distribution of reporting as defined or requiredWork closely with leads to prioritize business and information needs· Assist in ad hoc assignments or projects with data needs

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Must have highly advanced abilities with Excel (Micros, VBA is a Plus) or similar data manipulation tools
* Should have basic knowledge of other tools if MS office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Word etc)
* Knowledge of reporting tools like MicroStrategy, BI is required.
* Knowledge of SAP, visualization and dashboard tools like Tableau will be an advantage.
* Experience in programming or analytic tools such as Python and SQL · Relevant working experience in the data analysis domain is mandatory. Knowledge of the apparel sourcing domain will be a plus but not mandatory. · Ability to work autonomously with a high level of initiative · Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task · Result orientated, self-motivated, dedicated, enthusiastic and energetic · Committed to continuous learning · Good interpersonal skills · Able to work with all levels of people · Good team player