Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.
In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.
Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.
The Manager of Continuous Improvement & Business Development helps develop the long-range plans for the corporation and partners with senior leaders to identify, develop, evaluate, prioritize and deliver strategic initiatives across the North American organization. This could be working within a Brand or central strategy team. Unlike in other strategy groups, the Manager of Continuous Improvement & Business Development is not limited to planning but reaches far into the implementation and execution as well. As such, the Manager serves as a subject matter expert and provides fresh thinking to the team, shapes practical strategies and programs, and stays focused on delivering meaningful business results.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Researches, synthesizes and develops perspectives and recommendations on critical business issues using both internal and external sources of information. * Develops specific action plans with business leaders in Business Development, Merchandising, Product, Marketing, Store Operations and Supply Chain to realize opportunities, address shortfalls, and implement a longer-term corporate vision. * Proactively identifies, researches, assesses, and prioritizes emerging strategic customer issues and opportunities. * Provides analytical point support on critical questions in the business. * Creates executive communication material to assist with trade-off and decision making. * Helps identify, track, and manage high-visibility corporate projects for the Retail GMs and Function Leaders. * Identifies, assesses, and evaluates new business opportunities, including strategic partnerships, JVs, M&A, etc. * In cases where testing is required, designs, implements, and supervises field implementation of new programs and ideas.
* Bachelor degree * 3+ years either; in a strategy role either with a leading consulting firm or in a corporate strategy team * Very strong analytical, modeling, and communication skills * Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and good judgment * Ability to multi-task in a fast paced dynamic environment * Excellent prioritization skills with a clear focus on results * Ability to interpret analytical findings into relevant, actionable and understandable business insights and actions * Ability to combine strategic vision with everyday tactical detail and a strong urge for action
* Masters degree (e.g., MBA, MS) * 3+ years in a strategy role ideally with a focus on operations, retail, wholesale, or health care * International exposure (multiple languages and global experiences)
Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Talent Luxottica at 877-###-#### (513-###-#### outside of US) or email ...@luxotticaretail.com
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