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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 Superdrug, Kruidvat, Watson’s, Marionnaud, The Perfume Shop, and many more.

As Project Manager, you’ll will act as an Internal Management Consultant and will be required to develop business solutions to the challenges that our Business Units face. You will implement these solutions with the in-house teams to ensure that they can deliver their budgets or improve their performance. The areas in which the Project Manager shall engage are category management, financial modelling, operational optimisation, commercial profitability, pricing & promotion strategy as well as providing in-depth analyses using market data, internal financial data, KPIs and customer data.

A typical day in this role includes:
•Understand & Analyse the challenges the business units face within the wider context (Market dynamic, Economy, Customer Trend etc.) to drive solution-finding processes in the team.
•Develop implementable solutions together with the head of department and team members, plan deliverables, success measures and resource requirements to create a plan to be presented to stakeholders, as well as how to sustain the solutions after initial implementation
•Build and maintain long-term relationship with stakeholders and business units’ team, keeping them updated on project progress, timelines, and any changes.
•Create and execute project plan and keep it updated as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
•Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change.

This role would be a good fit for you if:
•You are able to work with ambiguity and be versatile to handle changes and uncertainties.
•You have cultural and commercial awareness in running projects.
•You have a working knowledge of project management concepts and tools, understanding a project lifecycle from concept to design stage.

What you’ll need:
•Retail experience with understanding of Commercial (Trade), Operations, Finance, CRM and SCM functions is advantageous
•Strong analytical (Quantitative and Qualitative) skills with understanding of financial reports
•Excellent presentation, communication, and persuasion skills, with the ability to influence and manage both internal and external parties
•Multilingual would be advantageous.

What you’ll get from us:
•Competitive salary, benefits, and bonus scheme. 
•Discounts for you and your family from some our much-loved retailers, including Superdrug and The Perfume Shop.
•Interest free season ticket and personal loans. 
•Excellent refer-a-friend scheme with up to £2000 up for grabs! 
•Free financial and mortgage advice from some of our partners.
•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

2nd Floor Hutchinson House,5 Hester Road,London,BATTERSEA,SW11 4AN

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