Aim of the role
To provide Senior Manager and/or Project Managers with market research & data analyses in developing and delivering various projects designed to support our European retail brands. Analyses shall cover operational optimisation, commercial profitability, pricing, acquisition opportunities etc. following the development of projects with the local markets.
Research & data analyses
- Research on industry solutions for business issues that ASW brands are facing and provide the insights for Senior Manager and Project Managers.
- Data collection: Define data requirement following the project development and liaise with the local markets to collect required data.
- Data analyses: Analyse the data using various methodologies and draw the insights to develop projects further and/or find solutions.
- Provide ad hoc analytic services upon request; category management, profitability analyses, budgeting etc.
Project Management support
- Maintain & update project status reports.
- Track project progress with the project team and relevant teams in the local market.
- Provide Senior Manager and/or Project Managers with other supports for managing projects.
- Support for preparing project update and/or final presentations.
- Travel to Business Units as and when it is required.
- Keeps Senior Manager and Project Managers well informed of progress and changes to projects.
- Resolves or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
- Communications to the Business Units with cultural awareness.
- Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
- Educated to degree level or with relevant professional experience.
- Strong analytical, financial or numerical skills;
- Able to interpret analysed data relevant to the project or business
- Excellent attitude and enthusiasm for making a difference;
- Ability to manage multiple tasks under the time pressure.
- Cultural and commercial awareness in communication
- Working knowledge of project management processes is advantageous;
- Retail experience with an understanding of Retail business is advantageous;
- Multilingual. Is seen as an advantage