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Manager, Strategy & Analytics, North America

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Primary responsibilities

The Manager supports the North America leadership team and the VP of Strategy & Transformation on the understanding of North America market size, trends (e.g.; consumer, competition, retailer / distribution, technological) and opportunities; the understanding of internal performance; the design, update, communication and monitoring of the North America strategy (across all brands in the ELC portfolio); and the execution of key strategic initiatives.

She/he leads the development of specific sections of the North America Strategy document; specific market updates; supports the development of the Merchandise Financial Planning Process (as a subject matter expert); and the development of strategies at specific retailers. She / he project manages and monitors the execution of specific aspects of the North America Strategy (as well as the regional implementation of critical global projects) She / he works on specific, high impact brand projects and cross-branded initiatives. She / he provides analytical support and thought leadership to Brand teams, functional teams and the NA leadership team (as needed) She/he is able to manage multiple different topics in parallel, effectively prioritize work and coordinate across multiple stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

Development and update of North America Strategy


  • Support the region in:

    • Understanding market trends in US and Canada (across consumer, competition, retailer performance, channel & distribution shifts, technology...)
    • Sizing the market
    • Evaluating company performance (by brand / category / channel / account / geography / consumer demographics) - in absolute and relative to market
    • Analyzing portfolio, distribution and Business Development opportunities across all brands
    • Identifying, prioritizing and sizing key opportunities for North America

  • Support the development of Region's 3-year strategy in conjunction with brands, functions and the North America Strategy group

    • Leads specific sections of the strategy development and presentation
    • Coordinates with brands, functions, Corporate Strategy and Business Development as appropriate
    • Ensures proper communication, understanding and alignment on the Strategy across stakeholders
  • Supports the development of specific local market updates (e.g.; Texas)
  • Supports the development of the Merchandise Financial Planning Process (as a subject matter expert)
  • Supports the development of strategies at specific retailers
Monitoring of the execution of the North America strategy

  • Identifies key projects, initiatives and KPIs
  • Supports the set up and management of a PMO of key cross-brand / cross-functional projects in North America (as well as the regional implementation of critical global projects)
  • Tracks and supports the reporting of Regional Performance in the US; highlights issues and suggests solutions
Project management / analytical support on specific projects

  • Project manages specific, high impact projects (for single or multiple brands) - as identified by region's leadership
  • Provides analytical support and thought partnership to key brands and functions
  • Provides analytical support to the NA leadership team (as needed)
  • Demonstrates good project management and collaboration skills
Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 2212595

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]

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Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in related field

- 3-5 years of experience in a Consulting, Private Equity, Banking, or Consumer / Retail role

- Understanding of the Consumer / Retail industry and requirements

- Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills (expertise in Excel, and ideally in more advanced tools)

- Strong problem solving skills; ability to quickly ramp up on multiple topics

- Ability to synthesize large amounts of data into meaningful conclusions / recommendations; good business judgment

- Strong planning and Project management capabilities (across multiple stakeholders

- Ability to work independently and with teams; pro-activeness in identifying challenges and finding solutions

- Good communication and presentation skills (verbal, written and visual). Ability to convey messages clearly and concisely

- Ability to manage / interact effectively with multiple stakeholders

- Proficiency in all Microsoft applications (esp. Excel, PPT, Word)

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