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Business Intelligence Analyst

Ralph Lauren
Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
Closing date
23 May 2024

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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 Analyst is a key support role for EMEA business strategy, providing a blend of quantitative data analytics, qualitative insights, trend monitoring, and market research. Collaborating closely with the X-brand assortment & Business Growth Strategy team, the Analyst shapes business strategy by contextualizing present and future performance across channels, regions, and brands. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical and business approach and be able to quickly review and collaborate with business partners to articulate key business insights to Senior Management and other key stakeholders. We are looking for a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, a positive and proactive approach to problem-solving and a storytelling mindset to build compelling and value-driving stories out of large and diverse volumes of data.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Strategy Analytics
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant data and insights for strategic decision-making
* Build and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to assess business performance and recommend areas for improvement
* Assist in the development of strategic plans and initiatives by providing data-driven insights and recommendations
* Develop data analytics initiatives to monitor strategic projects performance and business impact
* Support the delivery of reports, dashboards, and presentations to senior management and stakeholders, highlighting key insights and recommendations
* Maintain and enhance automated reporting systems for all special projects within the team
* Contribute to the development of the team's analytics roadmap Market Research & Trend Watch
* Conduct comprehensive market research to identify market trends, customer preferences, and competitive landscape
* Monitor industry trends, emerging technologies, and market developments to identify opportunities and threats to the business
* Collect and analyze data from various sources, including market reports, industry publications, and online databases
* Prepare reports, presentations, and briefings summarizing findings and insights for senior management and key stakeholders
* Establish internal communication channel to disseminate business insights effectively to various teams Ad Hoc Support
* Assist the team with project management and development tasks
* Support X-Brand and Strategy team in cross-functional tasks

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Master Degree in Business Administration, Analytics, Economics, Management or any related field
* Business experience preferred
* Strong problem solving, detail-oriented quantitative and analytical abilities
* Curious, self-motivated with a can-do attitude and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize
* Critical thinker, capable of presenting complex data from multiple sources in engaging and action-driving formats
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
* Comfortable working under time pressure
* Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are mandatory, Power BI a definite plus
* Fluent in English, French or other languages are a plus


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