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Who we are:
You may not have heard of us, but you’ll know our brands! A.S. Watson is the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 16,000 stores in 27 markets. Each year, over 5.3 billion customers and members shop with our well-known retail brands, both online and offline, including the likes of Rossman, Superdrug, Kruidvat, Watson’s, Marionnaud, The Perfume Shop, and many more. 

We’re looking for a passionate Project Support Officer that wants to make the difference together with us and put a smile on our customers face. In this position, you’ll be supporting the International Partnerships Team in driving top line growth and margin optimization across multiple markets in Europe through group leverage, sourcing and international negotiations. Your focus will include leading the administration and operational execution of international projects including planning, reporting process, and meeting materials preparation and coordination.

A typical day in this role includes: 
•Collect and compile data: gather data from business units and suppliers, and compile financial reports 
•Coordinate communication across the Group, support meetings and conference calls. Organisation of Regional meeting including senior internal and external management teams, keep maintenance of minutes 
•Support in developing business units’ relationships, including coordination of commercial activities, service delivery and answering queries
•Monitor contractual supplier services and deliverables
•Assistance in drafting and formatting documents and presentations
•Support in ad-hoc administrative assignment or project
•Administration duties including - contract filing, maintenance of suppliers “brand database“
•Analysis of supplier turnover and service levels, as well as providing insights into commercial opportunity through analysing supplier portfolios, sales momentum, gap analysis of portfolios and price tiering in various categories
•Analysing eCommerce and CRM Data to provide insight on growth opportunities



This role would be a good fit for you if:
•You enjoy supporting others and have strong customer focus mindset
•You are good at organizing, tracking, communicating, analysing, and love managing multiple projects 
•You can work independently and at fast pace
•You can easily handle multiple projects and deal with ambiguity 
•You are flexible and focus on solutions rather than challenges
•You want to make a difference and enjoy taking the extra mile 

What you’ll need: 
•Some solid experience as a Team assistant within the areas of project coordination, administration, category management or other related areas 
•University graduate or equivalent with commercial background 
•Ability to have high attention to detail, maintaining the highest standard of accuracy and affinity with numbers
•Fluent in English. Other additional languages are considered highly beneficial especially German and French
•Excellent command of excel and power point
•Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels with a positive and professional attitude with high degree of cultural sensitivity 
•Positive attitude and constant energy is natural to you

What you’ll get from us:
•Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme 
•Discounts for you and your family from some our much-loved brands
•25 days holiday with an option to buy More 
•Excellent refer-a-friend scheme with referral bonus’ up for grabs! 
•A fantastic learning and development offering to explore 
•Lots of opportunities to get involved in wellbeing initiatives to support your physical and mental health
•…plus much More!  

Location

AS Watson Europe Group AG,Alfred-Escher Strasse 17,Zurich,ZURICH,CH-8002

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