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.
Within a very strong, cohesive APAC buying organization, reporting to the Manager, Data Analytics & Central Reporting, the appointee will have the primary responsibilities of supporting the buying, planning and allocation teams across divisions and channels with product performance, data analytics and reporting as well as system maintenance, upgrades, integration and data accuracy.
This position will work across all channels, divisions and markets inclusive of partnership with EMEA counterparts.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Product performance & Data analytics :
Help create, maintain and generate weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Ensure timely execution and data accuracy
Provide high-level insights including evident risks and opportunities within the business based on the reporting analytics
Bring attention to areas of concern
Generate ad hoc product performance and analytics as needed (can be high-level down to style level information and as broad as global performance down to door level)
Support data collection, exploration and visualization
Monitor data integrity
Build and foster strong, cross-functional partnerships and relationships
Be a student of the business, learn about the needs of the buying, planning and allocation teams; identify and / or create solutions that support those needs.
Aid team’s ad hoc requests and reports
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
2-3 years prior experience in Retail Merchandise / Buying or related experience in fashion retail industry.
Proficient in both Windows, MS Office (Especially Excel - Pivot Table and Vlook up). Familiar with systems such as : GFE+, SAP, D365, POWER
Strong analytical skills and ability to identify commercial opportunities based on analysis produced
Comprehensive administrative experience.
Highly organized and the ability to prioritize team work schedule based on broader business requirements
Curious, willing to develop and solution-oriented
Good communication skills both upwards to Senior Management and laterally to business partners both internal and external
To demonstrate an ability to operate independently within set business goals, working closely with senior business partners
Data Analytics Specialist, Central Reporting