As a Business Analyst, you will be the travel retail team’s reference for data and support of our strategic planning activities.
Key responsibilities include travel retail market analyses to inform business development strategy as well as the continuous improvement of our travel and sales tracking tools.
Using your relationship-building skills, you will connect with global markets on strategic projects and share data-driven insights that help to shape Cartier’s travel retail business.
TRAVEL RETAIL INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE
Organize data sharing sessions on key tourism industry topics (UNTWO, Hurun, Global Blue, C-Trip, and Richemont internal) with a specific focus on Chinese tourism
Utilize traffic monitoring tools and maintain our interactive traveller dashboards
Analyse the strategies of TR operators in regard to target clientelling, expansion plans, M&A, organizational changes, and evolutions in Retail concept
Build and maintain a database to track airport concession durations, renewals, tender dates, tendering companies ( ) and alert on potential changes of operators
Collect information on new TR projects in different channels (downtown, airport, cruise, or E-Com) to secure the best locations for Cartier in early project stages
GLOBAL TRAVEL RETAIL - BUSINESS PLANNING & MONITORING
Maintain the global database for our existing travel retail network with existing boutiques as well as planned openings, renovations, and closures.
Prepare 3Y and 5Y business forecasts based on network development plans, input from Cartier’s global markets, and external sources
Prepare and share global quarterly reports summarizing key travel retail activity
TRAVEL RETAIL ASIA - COMMERCIAL REPORTING & ANALYSIS
Monitor sales trends and results for each boutique & POS, both in sell-in and sell-out, and consolidate and share monthly reports
Consolidate and report definitive sales results (monthly) and forecasts (weekly) to HQ, working closely with Operations, Commercial and Finance teams
Ensure accurate upload of sales forecast & budget on a quarterly basis, at boutique and product category level
EVENT PREPARATION (TAX FREE WORLD ASSOCIATION TRADE SHOWS)
Support relevant preparation to ensure the event organization and commercial meetings. Examples of work include but not limited to commercial report preparation, event organization and coordination, etc.
Master’s degree in engineering, information systems, statistics, or business
Relevant internships in retail, travel retail, luxury, marketing & sales
Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis
Comfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situations in a fast-paced environment
Capability to drive an independent workstream in the context of a broader team project
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, working knowledge of PowerBI is a plus
Fluent in English, Mandarin is a plus
ELIGIBILITY TO THE VIE PROGRAM
Candidates between 18 and 28 years old
Nationals of Member States of the European Economic Area (EAA), who have fulfilled their national service obligations