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GUCCI Business Strategy Manager

Gucci - Regular
New York - United States of America

Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail. Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury and sport and lifestyle brands.

Role Mission

The Business Strategy Manager will serve in a cross-functional role, bringing to the planning and strategy function a deeper knowledge and understanding of the retail and eCommerce businesses.  This individual will develop an innovative approach to reporting and analysis, from which enhanced strategic actions can be taken.  While this role will formally be a part of the Strategy and Business Planning team, he/she will collaborate very closely with Retail and eCommerce function leaders, as well as other members of the executive team.    

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the implementation of business strategies and action plans across all channels – in close collaboration with executive team and business unit leaders;
  • Develop deep knowledge of competitive landscape particularly related to innovation and the evolution of business models;
  • Serve as the Business Planning and Strategy partner to the new Client Services function;
  • Support KPI analytics and action planning, with a particular focus on Sales Density;
  • Play a key role in the development of the Brand Distribution Strategy;
  • Support Vice President of Retail, Director of Retail Performance and District Managers in ad-hoc analysis and projects as needed;
  • Launch new surveys/studies in close collaboration with Vice President of Retail and Vice President/General Manager eCommerce;
  • Maintain constant knowledge of Store Projects and real estate changes.

Key Requirements

  • A BA in Business, Finance, Economics or otherwise with a strong quantitative focus;
  • MBA or Post-Graduate education in quantitative fields would be ideal;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an analytical, strategic role, with minimum 2 years at a top-tier, ideally global, organization;
  • The ability to prioritize, multitask and handle multiple requests with multiple degrees of priority simultaneously;
  • Attention to detail and the capacity to thrive under pressure;
  • Great people skills, capacity to effectively interact with peers and superiors of different backgrounds;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, developing a respectful and pleasant, yet committed and efficient environment;
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills and work ethic;
  • Experience working in a fast paced, very dynamic environment;
  • Knowledge of retail and CRM metrics;
  • Strong PowerPoint skills;
  • Strong quantitative and modeling skills coupled with the ability to analyze wide, complex arrays of data;
  • Experience with Micro Strategy a plus, but not required.

EOE M/D/F/V

  • Full time
  • North America
  • United States of America
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