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Reference Code:  68661

V.I.E - Business Analyst Travel Retail - Hong Kong

Hong-Kong, HK, HK

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The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 8,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. 

  
  

MAIN PURPOSE

 

As part of the Cartier Global Travel Retail team in the role of V.I.E - Business Analyst for the Global Travel Retail, you will participate in supporting the team for data analysis and strategic planning activities. Key responsibilities include travel retail market analyses to inform business development strategy as well as the continuous improvement of our travel and sales tracking tools. Using your relationship-building skills, you will connect with global markets on strategic projects and share data-driven insights that help to shape Cartier’s travel retail business. The length of this V.I.E assignment is 12 months and ideally starts in July 2022, the position is based in Hong Kong. 

 

At Cartier, we are free spirits, exploring a world of possibilities. Our diversity of skills, talents and backgrounds is what makes us unique. Each singular individual is recognized and empowered, supported and rewarded. We value your independent spirit and encourage you to create your own path on an exciting journey with global opportunities. You will never stop learning at Cartier, a unique and special place to work and progress.

 

HOW WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT?

 

TRAVEL RETAIL INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE

  • Organize data sharing sessions on key tourism industry topics with a specific focus on Chinese tourism;
  • Utilize traffic monitoring tools and maintain the interactive traveller dashboards;
  • Analyse the strategies of Travel Retail operators in regard to target clientelling, expansion plans and evolutions in Retail concept:
  • Build and maintain a database to track airport concession and alert on potential changes of operators;
  • Collect information on new Travel Retail projects led in different channels (downtown, airport, cruise, or E-Commerce) to secure the best locations for Cartier in early project stages.

 

BUSINESS PLANNING & MONITORING

  • Maintain the global database for our existing Travel Retail network with existing boutiques as well as openings, renovations, and closures;
  • Prepare and share business forecasts and global quaterly reports summarizing key Travel Retail activity.

 

COMMERCIAL REPORTING & ANALYSIS

  • Monitor sales trends and results for each Boutique and POS, both in sell-in and sell-out, and consolidate and share monthly reports;
  • Consolidate and report definitive sales results and forecasts working closely with Operations, Commercial and Finance teams;
  • Ensure accurate upload of sales forecast & budget on a quarterly basis, at boutique and product category level.

 

EVENT PREPARATION

  • Support relevant preparation to ensure the event organization and commercial meetings. Examples of work include but not limited to commercial report preparation, event organization and coordination, etc.

 

HOW WILL YOU EXPERIENCE SUCCESS WITH US? 

 

  • Master’s degree in engineering, information systems, statistics, or business
  • Relevant internships in retail, travel retail, luxury, marketing & sales
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis
  • Comfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situations in a fast-paced environment
  • Capability to drive an independent workstream in the context of a broader team project
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, working knowledge of PowerBI is a plus
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin is a plus.

 

HOW DO WE KEEP YOU SMILING? 

 

  • Ability to join and interact with a passionate, motivated and creative team that shares the sames passion and energy for our dynamic Maison;
  • A plethora of learning and growth opportunities within Cartier to help you develop and deep-dive into the Travel Retail environment.

 

YOUR JOURNEY WITH US

 

  • Firstly, you will be engaging with an online video interview of 15min for us to assess your understanding of the position, and motivations;
  • Subsequently, you will be meeting with International Talent Acquisition team to dive deeper and assess your fit to this role;
  • Finally, you will be able to meet with the local Hiring Team (Local HR and Hiring Manager).

 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

 

We offer exciting opportunities to grow professionally and personally in a supportive and international environment. The industry is transforming, it is an exciting time to join the Maison and to be at the forefront of this industry-wide transformation.

 

As a V.I.E in our subsidiary in Hong Kong, you will benefit from:

  • 12 month’s contract (renewable to 12 more months)
  • Monthly allowance not subject to taxes
  • Housing allowance
  • Travel cost linked to the move
  • Health insurance

 

ELIGIBILITY TO THE VIE PROGRAM:

 

Important: Kindly note that the V.I.E Program requires applicants between 18 and 28 years old who have a EU-citizenship and have fulfilled their national service obligations. 

 

The V.I.E Program is run under the authority of the French Ministry for Economy and Finance and that of the Ministry of Foreign Trade, all details can be found on the Civiweb website: https://mon-vie-via.businessfrance.fr/informations-pratiques-sur-le-volontariat-international


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