Business Strategy & Analytics Manager, Asia Sourcing

Ralph Lauren
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
14 Jul 2022
05 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
The Business Strategy & Analytics Manager will work closely with the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Business Strategy & Analytics, and the Leadership Team on leading change, driving strategy, communicating strategic priorities and providing meaningful insights to support company-wide business decisions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Acts as a key business partner to lead change, drive strategy planning and formulation, communicate strategic priorities and impact for APAC Regional office.
* Facilitates and drives strategic discussions in leadership meeting.
* Works closely with global counterparts on business data gathering, consolidation, analysis and presentation.
* Provides meaningful and actionable insights based on thorough business analysis to support strategic planning, various initiatives and projects.
* Creation and follow up of strategic operational initiatives, identification of cost effectiveness / operations efficiency from the business prospective in sourcing
* Prepares business management reports and presentations to senior management, e.g. Quarterly Business Update, Sourcing Matrix Report.
* Provides business assistance to ad hoc and special projects.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or any relevant disciplines.
* MBA degree will be preferred.
* Consulting experience is highly recommended.
* Apparel / non apparel experience would be an advantage.
* Strong analytical skills and attention to details with ability to extract deep insights and generate presentable reports.
* Strong skills in preparing presentations for senior management.
* Expertise to build consensus and relationships among leaders and key partners.
* Excellent ability to gather data, visualize, connect the dots and story tell.
* Comfortable making data-based recommendations to senior leadership.
* Not afraid to challenge the status quo.
* Highly resourceful team player with ability to effectively work independently.
* Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Excellent command of spoken and written English.
* High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)