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Strategy Analyst, Ralph Lauren


Watford, United Kingdom




Strategy & Strategic Planning



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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An exciting new role within the central business planning team for European outlet stores, working across functions to gather product, marketing & store insight to tell stories about our business. This is a hybrid role, exploring large datasets and financial KPIs, combining these with qualitative insights and external influences to explain performance, drive strategy and deliver the brand vision.

  • Articulate high level, key messages through reporting & best-in-class business presentations covering a wide variety of topics and a 360 degree perspective

  • Support a variety of corporate functions, pulling together material for meetings & presentations

  • Model & manipulate data to answer key business & stakeholder questions

  • Data visualization using infographics

  • Dashboard creation, mood boards & visual representations of performance/strategy

  • On the pulse with brand activity globally and an understanding of role of the outlet stores in Europe

  • Contextualize market research & the latest retail innovations & trends

  • Competitor reviews across EMEA

  • Centralize & distribute information to senior stakeholders and the wider business

  • Partner internally & externally to gather information

  • Deliver business cases, ad-hoc projects & briefs

  • Innovate & identify business opportunities

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven delivery of meaningful business insights (planning, consulting, marketing backgrounds considered)

  • A team player with experience working in a high-performing team

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills (advanced excel & data querying)

  • Structured communicator, able to package results into digestible and actionable messages

  • Consumer focused & commercially astute with an understanding of retail KPIs

  • Ability to see the 'big picture', evaluate the business impact of issues and prioritize requests

  • A flexible, approachable attitude, comfortable working to deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Genuine interest in the product, brand strategy & vision

  • Creative flair with a meticulous eye for detail

  • In tune with the industry, able to talk confidently about trends

About Us

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 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 Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.