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KERING TECHNOLOGIES Strategic S&OP Application Specialist

Kering - Regular
Firenze - Italy

About us Kering Technologies is the Kering Group division that provides the smartest solutions for our cross-brands services. In particular, the Kering Technologies division handles all the activities concerning the company’s Management Information System Development in order to link the business’s needs to the company’s IT infrastructures. As part of the global luxury group Kering, we are committed to ‘empowering imagination’ in a sustainable manner and encouraging our employees to flourish. Join our passionate journey and fulfil your potential and creativity. In 2015, Kering Group launched the Sales & Operations Planning Program in order to provide Kering Luxury Brands with an integrated planning system, allowing all business functions to align their plans and previsions into a unified vision: finance, merchandising, retail, supply chain, production. The S&OP program succeeded in designing a Target Operating Model (TOM) and started the implementation of several IT solutions to make the TOM happen. The complexity and the extent of the Program led the IT organization to setup a dedicated permanent organizational domain in order to successfully complete the project journey and to establish the basis for the running and evolution mode. We are currently seeking a Strategic S&OP Application Specialist who will report to the IT Sales & Operations Planning Manager as part of our dynamic team in Florence. The research is open to people belonging to protected categories.

Your opportunity

You will work in the new Sales & Operations Planning domain and will be Application Specialist for all applications related to the Strategic S&OP (Detail Plan, Merchandise Plan, OTB Plan). You will collaborate with the Sales & Operations Planning Team to align the Group’s planning processes and previsions and to guarantee the success of the Sales & Operations Planning Program.

How you will contribute

Within the scope of Strategic S&OP (mainly Merchandise & OTB Planning):

  • design product solutions in line with specifications given by business managers
  • contribute to software implementation collaborating with internal or external delivery teams
  • lead the application test process, from unit test to UAT with users
  • offer Level 2 support services for users
  • coach users within the business - explain benefit to business population of solution implemented
  • monitor the applications with the target of setting and implementing improvement actions
  • constantly follow the evolutions of the assigned application packages

Who you are

  • An individual with 3-4 years’ experience in a similar position and with at least one Merchandise Planning project delivered in a multinational context
  • Experienced in a fashion/luxury company
  • Able to set up simple, efficient and robust solutions
  • A good team player
  • Concrete, rational, efficient
  • Fluent in English and Italian, both written and spoken; knowledge of French as a plus

Why work with us?

This is a marvelous opportunity to join the Kering adventure in a moment of extraordinary growth and become part of a dynamic IT team that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background. 

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • Italy

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